Renew a child's passport

Need to renew your child's passport? We'll help you get it right first time.

How to renew a child's passport

Our Passport Check and Send service makes it easy to renew a child's passport. From form to photos, we'll make sure your application meets all HM Passport Office requirements, right first time. All for £ 9.75.

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Complete the form

Complete a passport application form, available at any Post Office branch.

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Take your photo

Get two colour photographs taken and verified. Alternatively we can do this for you in some branches.

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We'll check it's right

Bring it all into a participating branch and we'll check it to make sure it meets all HM Passport Office requirements.

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We'll send it off

We'll send it off to HM Passport Office by secure post.

Find your nearest branch

Use our branch finder tool to find where you can renew a child's passport.

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How much does a new passport cost?

It will cost you £ 68.25 in total to renew your child's passport. This includes the passport fee of £ 58.50 and a Post Office Check & Send fee of £ 9.75.

How do I know if my passport is damaged?

HM Passport Office classes a passport as damaged if:

  • You can't read any of the details
  • The laminate cover has peeled away, or the top of the picture is damaged
  • There's an ink or chemical spillage on any page
  • Your personal details are discoloured
  • Any of the pages are missing or detached
  • The chip is damaged or showing through the back cover (e-passports only)
  • There's excess water damage
  • The passport won't scan

Can I book my travel before I get my passport?

Passport Check & Send services are not guaranteed. Don't book your travel until you've received your first or new passport.

How can I get in touch?

Using our online contact form

By Post:

Alternative Textphone us:
0345 722 3355
Need to contact us using Braille, audio or large print? No problem, we'll respond to you in the same format.

Top tips for filling in your
passport form

  • Use a black ballpoint pen and write in capitals
  • Bring originals of your supporting documents, not photocopies
  • Stay within the white boxes and keep your signature within the border

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