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    Anyone renewed recently?

    We need to renew 2 adult and 1 child passports before next summer. Adrian seems to think we need to travel to Southampton because we have to get new biometric passports.


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    I did mine last Monday, got form at main post office , filled it in (took my 2 passport size pictures with me) got the lady behind the counter to check it (6.80) paid my 72 fee and that was it , she said i will get it back in 2 weeks... didnt have to do anything diffrent from when i renewed 9 1/2 years ago...except cry at the loss of hair when i compared pictures....looking into facelift and toupe now...

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    Excellent, I just need to go and speak to the miserable man at the Post Office then.

    And get the boy to not smile at the camera.

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    I just got the boys new ones and just picked up the forms from post office, filled in and posted off - I didn't do the post office check and both back within 2 weeks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dawn, post: 153268
    Excellent, I just need to go and speak to the miserable man at the Post Office then.

    And get the boy to not smile at the camera.
    Dawn if you have a photo optix or similar near you it's well worth getting the photos done there - they are a bit more expensive than the booths but they take a digital photo and they make sure it is exactly right for the passport - we had our booth photos of the kids turned down last time as their eyes were in the wrong place!






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    Quote Originally Posted by malcolm, post: 153266
    got form at main post office , filled it in (took my 2 passport size pictures with me) got the lady behind the counter to check it (6.80) paid my 72 fee
    That's what I did a couple of months ago. Very simple.
    I had the pics taken at a digital booth which gave you plenty of time to choose the pic. There is a leaflet with the application form which explains exactly how the photo should look.
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    I got mine back in about three weeks. Dd's is away at the moment. Her old passport was sent back on Friday, so I would think her new one will follow soon. Her's should take about 3 weeks in total too.

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    Sent my application off this afternoon. Now I need to keep my fingers crossed it's back in time.





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    I will need to renew both my British and Aussie ones before next trip. Expensive!

    I could just travel on the Aussie one, but I like having both!
    Next trip - Bali! (March 2015)

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    Ours need renewing next year... not like the photos even vaguely resemble us anymore anyway! Herself's is a 20 year old photo! They simply used the original when she sent it in for renewal the last time.






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