New Zealand High Commission London, United Kingdom

London Passport Office

The Department of Internal Affairs Identity Services Office in London - often referred to as the London Passport Office - is responsible for the issuing and renewals of New Zealand Passports in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

How long will it take?

The London Office provides a standard ten (10) day working day service for correctly completed applications or a three (3) day working day urgent service for correctly completed applications.

Please note, clients are strongly advised not to confirm travel arrangements until they have received their passports.

Fees (in British Pounds Sterling)

 

Passports

  • New Passport Adult: £91
  • New Passport Child (under 16): £47
  • Callout fee (work outside office hours): £256
  • Urgent priority fee: £91

 

Citizenship

  • Descent Registration: £94

 

BDM

  • Birth/Death/Marriage Certificate: £12
  • Package (one decorative birth certificate and one standard): £17

 

Other services

  • Translation: £20

How to apply

Application forms for a New Zealand passport can be downloaded from the Department of Internal Affairs website.  If you can't download the form, send an e-mail requesting an application form to .

Where to send the forms

Once you have completed the form and attached any additional paperwork and photos, you can send it in by mail to:

NZ Passport Office
Department of Internal Affairs
New Zealand House
Second Floor
80 Haymarket
London SW1Y 4TQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7968 2730
Fax: +44 (0)20 7968 2739
Email enquiries:
website: http://www.dia.govt.nz/

Office hours: Monday to Friday 1000 - 1400 (Business Days)
Contact by telephone: Monday to Friday between 0930 - 1600 (Business Days)

Alternatively, drop your application in the drop box on the ground floor at the above address.

Clients are encouraged to view New Zealand passport information from the Department of Internal Affairs or listen to the detailed information on the London Office phone system at +44(0)20 7968 2730.

How to pay?

The Passports Office accepts cash, personal cheques, postal orders, bankers drafts, and debit and credit cards (not Diners Club). It does not accept Euro Cheques or overseas cheques including New Zealand currency.

For the urgent three (3) day service and call out service only cash or credit cards are accepted.

For the standard ten (10) day service, cheques should be made payable to the “Department of Internal Affairs".  Please ensure that details such as the date and the amount are correct and that the cheque is signed.

Please note, clients are strongly advised not to confirm travel arrangements until they have received their passports.

UK Visas - Getting them transferred to your new passport

If you have had a new NZ passport issued and have a UK permit in the old one, you can apply to have the stamp reissued in the new passport.  For more information about this please contact:

UK Border Agency
Lunar House
40 Wellesley Road
Croydon
CR9 2AR
Website: http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/
Telephone: 0870 606 7766

Of interest

Elections for the United Nations Security Council

Elections for the United Nations Security Council

New Zealand is a candidate for election to the UNSC for the two-year term 2015-16. Read more

United Nations Handbook 2013-14

United Nations Handbook
2013-14

The UN
Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the UN system and how it works.  Read more

Registering your overseas travel made easier

Registering your overseas travel made easier

New Zealanders travelling or living overseas, registering your travel online now made easier. Read more

Remembering World War I
100 Years On

Be part of the first World War Centenary. Read more

The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal

News about how the donations are contributing to the rebuild, ways to donate and more.

Events Noticeboard

New Zealand related United Kingdom event listings. Read more

Registering your overseas travel made easier

New Zealand General Election 2014

The New Zealand General Election will be held on Saturday 20 September 2014. Read more