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Renewing my Passport

Need to get a new one

Radical1
post 21.Mar.2013, 08:39 PM
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Can anyone tell me how to go about getting a new english passport, i am swedish medborgare or so and been living in Sweden for past 8 years now but my english passport expires in july, what do i do, any help is appreciated thank you
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Monark540
post 21.Mar.2013, 09:58 PM
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Location: Stockholm
Joined: 20.Mar.2009

Given that it's not a rush situation, why not go to the official site, eliminate the middleman and save yourself some dosh?

Here's the official UK gov't site:

UK Passports
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Yorkshireman
post 22.Mar.2013, 08:10 AM
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Joined: 22.Nov.2011

Exactly!, there is no need to use any other service than the real IPS in the UK. Fill in the Overseas application form from the web, get the photo's done, dont use the machines, go to one of the camera shops that also do photos as they are being quite fussy about the quality now, send the package by secure delivery to IPS ...wait a few weeks and it is send by courier back to you.

Alternatively, if you happen to be visiting the UK, book an appointment with the Premium Service, drop in and they will do it within 4 hours. Note, You cannot use the Overseas application form, if you are in the UK when applying regardless of the fact that you are resident overseas, you must use the UK application form available from the Post Office ... the main difference is the colour (pink) and that for the address you must give a UK address, it is ok to use relatives but you need to explain you dont live there because you are resident overseas.
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Radical1
post 23.Mar.2013, 05:29 PM
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thanks for the help will look into it smile.gif
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