Our records indicate the volume of non-priority service standard passport applications received by HMPO for calendar years 2015, 2016 and 2017 are as follows:
Please note that Paper applications include Direct Postal and Post Office applications.
Data is only available from 2015. We are unable to provide data for the period 2001 to 2014 as requested as it is not available on our system. In order for us to extract the information and have this data categorised as requested would take Her Majesty’s Passport Office over the £850 limit for enquiries.