Passport Renewal

    Applying for a Passport Renewal

    Maldivian citizens residing in the United Kingdom can renew their expired passports through the Maldives Embassy by following the instructions below.

    Please note that these instructions apply to Maldivians wishing to renew expired passports. For information on the issuance of a passport for the first time click here, for the issuance of a passport in the event that a passport has been lost, stolen or damaged click here, and for the issuance of temporary travel documents click here.

    Required Documents

    To renew an expired passport, please prepare the following documents for submission to the Embassy in person or by post:

    1. A covering letter requesting passport renewal, including details of all enclosed documents
    2. Application form: a fully completed passport application form (please remember to include a current contact number and signatures in the relevant boxes). The passport application form can be downloaded here
    3. Photograph: please email a digital copy of a passport sized photograph to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please ensure that the photo is in compliance with the requirements set out by Maldives Immigration
    4. Current passport: the applicant's current passport
    5. Identity card: the applicant’s Maldivian Identity Card
    6. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the Embassy for further application guidelines
    7. Passport fees (see below)

    Please ensure that all necessary documents are submitted when making your application

    Processing Time

    Following receipt of application, passport renewal will take approximately 12 working days.

    Renewal will take longer if the necessary documents are missing, incomplete or not in accordance with requirements, and/or payment is incorrect.

    Passport Fees

    The following fees apply to all applications for passport replacement/renewal/issuance:

    Passport Issuance/Renewal/Replacement Fee (Ordinary Non Electronic Passport)

    £29.00
    Revenue Stamps £0.48
    Postage - Courier Charges £37.51
    Royal Mail Special Delivery (next day by 1pm) £6.50
    Total £73.49

    Form of Payment: The Embassy accepts bank transfers to the Embassy Account.

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