If your passport is lost or stolen, an additional form will need to be completed plus all the information required for a new passport.
How long does it take?
It takes approximately 4 weeks to process your passport.
The counter signatory will sign your photo and form. It is someone who has known you for at least 2 years (not a relative) and should be a professional eg. Policeman, lawyer, MP, teacher
If the child is under the age of 2 years, the counter signatory will be someone who has known the parent for at least 2 years.