Second Passport for business purposes
Some business travelers may require a second passport to allow for travel when their current passport is being held by an Embassy for visa issuing purposes. A second passport allows for travel in that instance.
How long does it take
We consider applications for second passports for business purposes on a case by case basis. Extra time is needed to process these applications. The Passport Service reserves the right to issue a second passport.
How long is it valid
3 years at the most. Business passports can be renewed online or via a paper application.
How to apply
A Passport Card could suit your needs instead of a second passport book.
You cannot apply for a first time second Passport Book online.
Apply to renew your second passport online
You must provide the following:
- the same documents that you would for a first time or renewal of as standard passport.
- evidence of the need to a second passport.
The Passport Service reserves the right to issue a second passport.
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.