When should I apply to renew my passport or apply for a new one ?

As soon as possible ! The Passport Office will give up to 9 months grace when you apply ro renew early, so you won't lose out. If possible try and apply out of the busy period generally from March/April onwards.

General advice is a\vailable on this link https://www.passports-office.co.uk/

What if I hold a passport from another country ?

If you hold a passport from another country, or possibly a British 'Subject' passport, then the rules for entry into your holiday destination may well be different to those for a British Citizen.

Please check with us for general advice, but ultimately it is your responsibility to check whether a visa or other documentation is required in plenty of time before departure from the relevant Embassy.

Do I need a Passport to travel abroad ?

YES, everyone, even babies and young children,  must hold a current British Citizen Passport  in order to travel abroad

Does my passport need to be valid for 6 months after my date of return ?

Ideally YES, but for all EU countries, your passport only needs to be valid until your return date. But many other destinations, especially Worldwide, will at least 6 months validity, after your date of return. If you are in any doubt check with us

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