When should I apply for a new passport?
You should apply for a new passport if your passport is due to expire in the next twelve months. For children, apply within 6 months months of the exiry date of the passport. If you can, avoid applying from March to August as this is the busiest time of the year. The fastest way to get a passport is to aply online using Passport Online.
How to Apply for a Passport Guide
Track your Passport
You can track the progress of your Passport/Passport Card application using your 11-digit application number.