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    • Euphoria1z
    • By Euphoria1z 12th Jul 18, 8:32 PM
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    urgent (child) passport renwal
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    urgent (child) passport renwal 12th Jul 18 at 8:32 PM
    Hi


    I need to renew my child's passport urgently (travelling in 5 days) however checking the passport website it says you can renew an adult red passport within a day or two but a child's passport will be sent within one week of appointment date?


    Ill be phoning the passport office tomorrow but can someone confirm if its possible to get a child's renewed passport within a few days or not?


    Thanks
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    • Flugelhorn
    • By Flugelhorn 12th Jul 18, 8:45 PM
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    • 12th Jul 18, 8:45 PM
    looks like you can't get a same day / few days kid's passport - there are fair few stories online when there hasn't been enough time on child's passport and they have had trouble getting a very quick passport. There is mention that it is done for safeguarding reasons
    • Euphoria1z
    • By Euphoria1z 12th Jul 18, 8:50 PM
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    I understand if it was a first passport, but its a renewal, dont see why they cant do a 24 hour service like they do with an adult passport. its still actually valid for another 4 months but need 6 months to get a visa.
    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 13th Jul 18, 10:45 AM
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    I understand if it was a first passport, but its a renewal, dont see why they cant do a 24 hour service like they do with an adult passport. its still actually valid for another 4 months but need 6 months to get a visa.
    Originally posted by Euphoria1z
    It doesn't matter what you think they should or could do.
    They don't do it.

    Maybe you'll have luck with the Passport Office but I wouldn't be holding my breath.
    • rosie383
    • By rosie383 15th Jul 18, 7:56 AM
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    • 15th Jul 18, 7:56 AM
    Try getting an appointment at an office that will do it by next day. We are in Beds but travelled to Peterborough (managed to get an appointment ) and paid for next day delivery. Like you, we had realised with only days to spare. We got the passport the day before we were due to go. It's worth a try.
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    • koalakoala
    • By koalakoala 15th Jul 18, 8:09 AM
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    • 15th Jul 18, 8:09 AM
    Try getting an appointment at an office that will do it by next day. We are in Beds but travelled to Peterborough (managed to get an appointment ) and paid for next day delivery. Like you, we had realised with only days to spare. We got the passport the day before we were due to go. It's worth a try.
    Originally posted by rosie383

    For a child?
    • ponytail1
    • By ponytail1 16th Jul 18, 7:48 AM
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    child renewal
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    • 16th Jul 18, 7:48 AM
    we recently done ours and it took 3 weeks as they need to write to the person signing the photos who had to sign a verification letter and send it back. The same person signed another persons child passport and had to do the same process.



    These were also just simple renewal's.
    • Sib2018
    • By Sib2018 4th Aug 18, 3:02 PM
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    • 4th Aug 18, 3:02 PM
    Did you manage to sort this, as we are in exactly the same position passport has ran out holiday is on Thursday.
    • photome
    • By photome 4th Aug 18, 3:09 PM
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    • 4th Aug 18, 3:09 PM
    Hi


    I need to renew my child's passport urgently (travelling in 5 days) however checking the passport website it says you can renew an adult red passport within a day or two but a child's passport will be sent within one week of appointment date?


    Ill be phoning the passport office tomorrow but can someone confirm if its possible to get a child's renewed passport within a few days or not?


    Thanks
    Originally posted by Euphoria1z
    Try getting an appointment at an office that will do it by next day. We are in Beds but travelled to Peterborough (managed to get an appointment ) and paid for next day delivery. Like you, we had realised with only days to spare. We got the passport the day before we were due to go. It's worth a try.
    Originally posted by rosie383
    For a child?
    Originally posted by koalakoala
    Updates would be good
    • f4phixeruk
    • By f4phixeruk 5th Aug 18, 12:05 AM
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    Is this not a safeguard to stop a parent from taking a child out of the country, without the other parents permission ??
    • soolin
    • By soolin 5th Aug 18, 9:10 AM
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    Did you manage to sort this, as we are in exactly the same position passport has ran out holiday is on Thursday.
    Originally posted by Sib2018
    After the initial 2 posts the OP never came back to the thread so probably won't see your message.
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    • photome
    • By photome 5th Aug 18, 9:39 AM
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    After the initial 2 posts the OP never came back to the thread so probably won't see your message.
    Originally posted by soolin

    yet was logged in on the 3/8
    • Sib2018
    • By Sib2018 7th Aug 18, 6:22 PM
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    Well good news, managed to get appointment today in Durham. 2 hour drive, passport will be ready for tomorrow afternoon another 2 hour drive to pickup from Durham.
    • photome
    • By photome 7th Aug 18, 7:35 PM
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    Well good news, managed to get appointment today in Durham. 2 hour drive, passport will be ready for tomorrow afternoon another 2 hour drive to pickup from Durham.
    Originally posted by Sib2018
    Was this a child’s passport same as the OP
    • Sib2018
    • By Sib2018 7th Aug 18, 7:39 PM
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    No I misunderstood won't be ready for tomorrow more likely next week, so pretty gutted. Just means will have to fly out later.
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