If you apply for an emergency passport right before you are due to start your journey, you may find that the police are too busy to process your application in time.

How to apply for an emergency passport

You can apply for an additional passport

In normal circumstances you are only allowed to have one passport (travel document) at a time. In certain circumstances , you could apply for an additional passport.

Is your original passport with an embassy because you are applying for a visa? You must ask the embassy to give you an official letter confirming that they have your passport. Only then can we accept an application for an additional passport.

Do you need to apply for an additional passport in connection with your work? You must bring an official letter from your company confirming this to be the case. The letter must be signed, dated and certified with the company's official stamp.

You will need to book an appointment to apply for an additional passport.