If you are planning to travel abroad, or in some cases within the UK, you are required to have a valid UK passport.
You must have British nationality to be eligible for a British passport.
An adult passport is valid for 10 years.
Apply for a first adult passport if you’re aged 16 or over (or will be within 3 weeks) and never had a child passport.
You can use your child passport until it expires, even if you’re over 18.
You can pick up a form from any post office or