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Request an email update on the progress of your passport application

Form instructions

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You will need a barcode number to track the progress of your application. You can find this 10-digit number on the front page of the passport application form. If you used the Check & Send service or applied in person, you should use the barcode number on your receipt.

You will usually receive an email about the progress of your passport application within one working day.

Select 'Next' to continue

Please note:

This service is only available to people resident in the UK or with a UK residential address.

Unless your travel plans change, please wait two weeks from the date you sent your application before using this form.

It is strongly recommended that you do not book any travel before your new passport arrives.

All information provided in this form is covered by the Identity and Passport Service's Privacy Policy.

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Home Office Identity & Passport Service