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Joint Citizenship and Passport Service (JCAP) - apply for British Citizenship

Anyone using the Nationality Checking Service to apply for British Citizenship can also apply for their British Passport at the same time.

There will be an additional fee for the checking of the passport application, please see the fees table below. The application will be sent to Her Majesty's Passport Office and they will process the application in line with your NCS application, when you have been granted Citizenship and attended the Citizenship Ceremony your passport will be issued within approximately 10 days, If your NCS application is declined then your Passport application will also be declined, see Passport Guidance.

Single Application - 1 Adult (Over 18)

£65With JCAP£75

Husband, Wife - 2 Adults (Over 18) & up to 2 Children
£135With JCAPAdditional £10 per Passport Application
Additional children on family application£65With JCAP

Guidance for completing your passport application

It is your responsibility to meet Her Majesty's Passport Office requirements. Their guidance can be seen below:

  • Applicants should complete sections 1,2,3,4,6 (if applicable) and 9 of the passport application form. You do not need to complete section 10 nor have the 2 photographs certified. Details of referees will be collected as part of the citizenship application.
  • The photographs submitted with both applications must be identical (i.e. from the same sitting) and comply with the photo standards as described in the accompanying guidance. Applicant's name should be written on the back of the photograph.
  • Section 1: Any applicant within 6 months of the 16thbirthday at the time of application must attend the appointment in person.
  • Section 2: Please do not enter a mobile phone number in section 2 of the application form. Please enter it in Section 8 instead.
  • Section 4: Grandparents' details are not required.
  • The payment mandate on page 25 of the application guidance must be completed. Please ensure that the security number of the card is entered in the appropriate box.
  • If you are unsure about any requirements leave the section of the form blank and complete it at your appointment.

Contact us

Please contact us on 01902 554989 between 9am and 4pm, Monday to Friday.