Saturday, 10 October 2009

Renewing a British Passport

I heard from David that he was planning on going back to the UK to renew his passport.
Sometimes it's nice to have an excuse for a trip back, but it is quite easy to renew a British passport here in Germany, I did it quite recently, here's how.
  1. Download the correct form from here.
  2. Send it of (or go to) the British Consulate in Düsseldorf.


I decided to pop over and hand the form in and pay in person. Getting a new passport is quoted as taking up to four weeks, but I got my shiny new passport back through the post in a couple of days.

Here is a map for directions:

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Useful Numbers:


German Wings Left luggage: +49 (0)2203 957266 
Cologne / Bonn Airport lost property: +49 (0)2203 403108
Border Police: +49 (0)2203 9522225 
Bundespolizei: +49 (0)2203 403029