How do I apply for a British passport in Australia?
Your first contact should be the British embassy in Australia. If you have any concerns about your passport renewal application, we advise you to make an appointment or simply call the nearest British embassy. If you prefer to make your application in person, then you can go to the British embassy in your city. via
Can Australian citizens get UK citizenship?
Both Australia and the United Kingdom allow Dual Nationality. This means that a person can hold nationality (and the passport) of both countries. You are LIVING IN THE UK on a valid visa and intend to Naturalise as a British Citizen in due course. Read more about British Citizenship through Residency. via
Do I qualify for a British passport?
You must have British nationality to apply for or hold a British passport. Having British nationality does not guarantee you a passport. For example, you may not get a new passport (or your existing passport may be taken from you) if: you're suspected of a serious crime and an arrest warrant has been issued. via
Can I get a UK passport quickly?
You can pay for a faster service if you need a passport within the next 3 weeks. You need to book a passport office appointment and pay online. You can book an appointment up to 3 weeks in advance. via
Can I apply for my first British passport from abroad?
To now apply for your passport, use the overseas tool to find the specific advice about how to renew or apply for your passport from the country you are in. Remember if you're a dual national, you must send a colour photocopy of your non-UK passport (every page including blank pages) as part of your application. via
What documents do you need 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. via
Can I live in UK with Australian passport?
Can Australians Live and Work in the UK? Yes, Australians can live and work in the UK. First you need to determine whether you can get a UK passport or what visa will allow you to do so. via
Can I work in UK with Australian passport?
You can live and work in the UK for a maximum of 2 years. Also, don't worry about applying if you're nearly 31; if you hit your 31st birthday while you're in the UK, you can stay until your visa runs out. However, no visa extensions are possible. Not every nationality is allowed to apply for the Youth Mobility Scheme. via
How long can Australian citizens stay in UK?
Australian passport holders can enter Britain as a tourist without a visa and remain for up to six months. To work, you can apply for a visa, either through proving a parent or grandparent was born in the UK, through the Youth Mobility Scheme (for Australians aged 18-30), or through getting sponsored by a UK employer. via
Can you be refused a passport UK?
There is no entitlement to a passport and no statutory right to have access to a passport. The decision to issue, withdraw, or refuse a British passport is at the discretion of the Secretary of State for the Home Department (the Home Secretary) under the Royal Prerogative. via
Can I get a British passport by descent?
If you were born inside or outside the UK on January 1, 1983 or later, and your mother was a British citizen (other than through descent) at the time of your birth, you are a British citizen by descent and can apply for a British passport. via
How much is fast track passport UK?
It costs: £142 for an adult passport (or £152 for a 50 page frequent traveller passport) £122 for a child passport (or £132 for a 50 page frequent traveller passport) via
What is the current wait time for a UK passport?
Processing times in the UK
Allow up to 10 weeks to receive your passport. Check these processing times regularly for updates. via
What documents do I need for a passport?
You will need to submit the following: