How to renew your British passport in Thailand

How to renew your British passport in Thailand
How to renew your British passport in Thailand, follow these steps:


**Location For Submitting Your Passport:**


Apply at the Visa Application Centre and HMPO address:
VFS (Thailand) Ltd.
The Shoppes at Belle Grand Rama 9,
131/1, Unit BS003 – BS003/1,
1st Floor, Rama 9, Huay Kwang,
Bangkok, 10310 Thailand.




It’s mandatory to schedule an appointment to apply for a UK passport. However, you can also choose a walk-in service by paying an additional fee. Processing time currently takes up to 6 weeks.


**Documents Required:**


1. Original Passport: Ensure you have your current British passport with you.
2. Two Passport Photographs: Provide two recent passport-sized photographs meeting the UK government’s specifications.
3. Proof of Address in Thailand: Present a document verifying your current address, such as a utility bill or rental agreement.
4. Completed OS Passport Form: Fill out the OS passport application form accurately and completely.
5. A Colour Copy of Every Page of the Passport: Make a colour photocopy of every page of your current passport, including blank pages.
6. Appointment Confirmation: Schedule an appointment to submit your passport renewal application.




To book an appointment, send an email to with your first and last name, along with three alternative dates and times. You will receive an email confirming your appointment.


**Tracking Number:**


Unfortunately, HMPO does not provide a tracking number for overseas passport applications. For assistance with your passport renewal, consider the services of Thai Visa Express, which can handle the application process on your behalf, saving you time and effort.


**Passport collection Service:**


Yes, someone can collect your passport on your behalf from the Visa Application Centre. However, they must carry a letter of authorization signed by you, along with their own identification documents (such as a passport or national ID card) when collecting the passport. The letter should state your name, passport number, the name of the person authorised to collect the passport, and their relationship to you. Additionally, they may need to provide proof of their own identity. It’s always advisable to check with the Visa Application Centre for any specific requirements or procedures regarding passport collection by a third party.


**How Can Thai Visa Express Help?**


As for how Thai Visa Express can help, if you’re considering renewing or applying for your British passport in Thailand, we can assist you in the process. Our services aim to alleviate the worry and stress associated with the application by handling it on your behalf. Whether you’re located in Bangkok or elsewhere in Thailand, we can apply, process, and manage the application for you, saving you time and effort.


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