Australian Passport Renewal: The Requirements, Cost and Time. 

By:- Sahil Luthra

How to renew your Australian passport

How to renew your Australian passport

– Originally valid for a period longer than 2 years, – Issued with your current date of birth, place of birth, name and gender, – Still valid, or expired within the last three years, – Not cancelled or reported lost or stolen.

Renew your passport at a participating

Renew your passport at a participating

1. Gather your original documents and passport photos. 2. Complete the application form. 3. Go into a participating Australia Post outlet to lodge your renewal form and pay the fee.

Renew your Australian passport at a Passport Office

Renew your Australian passport at a Passport Office

If you need to travel urgently for a reason the Passport Office sees as being an “unforeseen compassionate or compelling reason”,

Renew your passport overseas at an Australian diplomatic

Renew your passport overseas at an Australian diplomatic

If you’re overseas you can still renew your passport by visiting your local Australian diplomatic or consular mission.¹

Can you renew your Australian passport online

Can you renew your Australian passport online

Even though you can fill out the forms online it isn’t possible to lodge your renewal online².

Renew your Australian child passport

Renew your Australian child passport

– There’s no streamlined passport renewal option. – A child's passport generally has to be signed by anyone who has parental responsibilities to show they’ve given consent.

cost to renew your Australian passport

cost to renew your Australian passport

Passport with 10 years validity (citizens aged 16 and over)$301 Passport with 5 years validity (citizens aged under 16)$152 Passport with 5 years validity (optional for citizens aged 75 and over)$152

Documents and info do you need to renew your Australian passport

Documents and info do you need to renew your Australian passport

Documents

Documents

– Your full birth certificate, – Evidence of your Australian citizenship, – Identity documents with your current photo, address and signature, – Proof of any change of name or gender, – Completed application form,

Requirements for streamlined renewal

Requirements for streamlined renewal

– Completed application form, – Two passport photos that meet the Australian passport photo guidelines, – Your most recent passport.

How long does it take to renew your Australian passport

How long does it take to renew your Australian passport

If you need it in less than 6 weeks it's possible to get it expedited with priority processing.

Passport offices and contact details

Passport offices and contact details

– Adelaide Passport Office in South Australia (SA) – Brisbane Passport Office in Queensland (QLD) – Canberra Passport Office in the ACT – Darwin Passport Office in the Northern Territory (NT)

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