How long does a UK passport last?


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U.K. passports are valid for 10 years for adults and five years for children under 16 years of age. A child passport can be extended for another five years once the child is 16 years old, notes PassportVisasExpress.com.

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How long does a UK passport last?
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The UK government states that the application process can take up to six weeks for first-time applications and three weeks for other types. There is also an urgent service that can provide a new or renewed passport in one to three days. A passport application can be completed online or sent by mail. There are also independent agencies that can provide assistance to passport applicants.

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