How long to wait for a new passport?

To change the passport in 20 years citizen has the right in any subject of the Russian Federation, regardless of availability of registration. But the registration, however, significantly affect the time that will be spent on the design of your new passport.
Application for replacement passport because of age 20 must be submitted within one month from the date of birth. Otherwise will have to pay a fine in the amount of 1.5 thousand rubles for the accommodation for the overdue document.

If you contact your native Department of the Federal migration service, i.e. the place of permanent residence, the new document won't be long in coming. Exactly 10 days you'll be able to pick up the passport.

When there is no possibility to apply at the place of registration is slightly more complicated. After an appeal to the Federal migration service at the place of actual residence, you will be asked to wait 2 months before you get a new passport. And it's not due to the fact that visitors "bad attitude" and especially keep them waiting. All of your personal documents, which issued the ID, are in the Department next to where you live permanently. Therefore, the division to which you applied, you have to make a request and wait for the necessary approvals, and then do registration.

The passport can be ready sooner than in two months – it all depends on how far you went from the place of permanent residence. While your photo ID ready, you can issue a temporary document with within two months the authority of a passport.
Passport change in 20 years, if you are abroad, and possible under treatment at the nearest Russian Consulate. However, the terms of issue in some cases may take up to 3 months or more.


Do not forget that wishing to change the passport a lot and we all have different reasons. Before going to the office to make an appointment. You can sign up on the room of the FMS or on the website, if available at the division of your city. Pre-registration will save time which otherwise may take up to 4-5 hours of standing in line.

You can also make an online application on the official website "the Portal of public services", after registering on it. Registration on the portal can take anywhere from 2 days to 2 weeks. But the obvious advantage is that when you will appear in the FMS documents, you will not have to defend the place.

How to save time

To save time, prepare all the necessary documents for obtaining a new passport. The state fee of $ 200 p. the easiest way to pay at Sberbank ATM. Be sure to save the receipt to show it to the FMS. Grant to the same old passport, birth certificate and 4 photos.