How long does it take to get a UK passport in South Africa?
between 4 to 6 weeks
Normally, it will take between 4 to 6 weeks for your new British passport to arrive in South Africa. With the current Covid-19 pandemic, UK government departments are taking longer to process passports and other official documents.
How do I renew my British passport in South Africa?
The process to renew a British Passport in South Africa is as follows:
- Fill in our easy online application form.
- Complete your secure online payment via debit or credit card.
- Our experts will check your forms & documents and finalise the application on your behalf.
How do I apply for a British passport in South Africa?
Only British nationals are eligible to get a UK passport. So South African’s can only make their application once they have gone through the citizenship application process and have been granted British Citizenship by marriage, birth, descent, or naturalization.
Can I renew my British passport in New York?
Passport enquiries Service not offered in New York. Her Majesty’s Passport Office is the sole issuer of British passports and handles all enquiries relating to passport enquiries.
Can a South African get a British passport?
Fortunately a change in ruling now passes British nationality through paternal birth (legitimate or illegitimate) line. In layman terms, this now means that South Africans can claim British citizenship (and get a British passport) if their father was born in the UK.
How do I renew my UK passport if I live abroad?
If you are outside of the UK and your British passport has, or is due to, expire, you may be pleased to know you can apply online in any country. Gone are the days when you need to visit a local embassy and wait in a seemingly endless queue, or submit your application to a local passport office.
What documents are required for UK passport?
You’ll need all of the following: your full birth certificate showing your parents’ details. the passport you used to come into the UK or any foreign passport that you’re included on. evidence of one parent’s British nationality, for example their UK birth or adoption, naturalisation or registration certificate.