Passport Application Processing Times

Published date : 20 June, 2022
8. How many and what proportion of passport applications that were received over 10 weeks ago have not yet been processed.


It is quite remarkable, is it not, that six days on from an Opposition day debate where the Minister was asked that very question three times and failed to give a figure for the size of the passport backlog, he is still unable to give us an answer? I put it to him that perhaps the thing that would most cheer those who are languishing in that backlog—the one official piece of documentation that he could ensure is issued quickly—is his own ministerial P45.

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