The fast track passport service is available at Identity and Passport Service (IPS) Centres and requires you, or a nominated representative, to visit in person so that the passport can be processed and delivered within one week.
Currently charged at £103,00 for a standard adult, this service is only available to those who have previously held a UK passport and is available by appointment only.
As demand increases significantly during the summer months, appointments should be booked as soon as possible but can take up to two weeks, so make sure you leave enough time before you travel.
When attending the appointment, take all completed application forms and supporting documentation with you including a signed letter of authority if you are not the passport holder.
Timescales for the fast track service are only guaranteed if you have all the correct documentation with you and your application is a simple one. First time applications,
replacing lost, stolen or damaged passports, requesting extensions or making complex changes to existing documents cannot be accommodated under this service.
In certain centres a Premium one-day service is also available whereby you can deliver your application and collect your passport on the same day, again by appointment only. The timings of these appointments depend on the service centre you attend and are currently charged at £128,00 for the standard adult application.
If your passport fails to be returned within the guaranteed timeframe, through no fault of your own, it is possible to claim the additional costs of these services back however the standard application fee is non-refundable.
Find your nearest IPS Customer Service Centre
Durham IPS Customer Service Centre
Millburngate House, Durham, DH1 5ZL
Newport IPS Customer Service Centre
Olympia House, Upper Dock Street, Newport, Gwent, NP20 1XA
Glasgow IPS Customer Service Centre
3 Northgate, 96 Milton Street, Cowcaddens, Glasgow, G4 0BT
Liverpool IPS Customer Service Centre
101 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L3 9BD
London IPS Customer Service Centre
Globe House, 89 Eccleston Square, London, SW1V 1PN
Peterborough IPS Customer Service Centre
Aragon Court, Northminster Road, Peterborough, PE1 1QG