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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

Passport Card

A Passport Card could suit your needs instead of a second passport book.

Apply for a Passport Card

Passport Book

You cannot apply for a first time second Passport Book online.

Apply to renew your second passport online

Get an application form

Supplementary documents

You must provide the following:

The Passport Service reserves the right to issue a second passport.