Apply for a new Australian passport

Apply for a new Australian passport

You can apply for an Australian passport at more than 1,700 Post Offices around Australia.

New Passports

We'll help ensure your passport application and photos meet Australian Government requirements. Australian passports are only issued to Australian citizens. They're valid for 10 years for adults and 5 years for children.

How it works

Please note: Some Post Offices require appointments for passport interviews and some accept walk-ins. Use our search tool below to find a location convenient to you and then fill in your contact details if an appointment is necessary.

Find a participating Post Office

Select your nearest Post Office and book a passport interview using our booking system.

We have all your travel essentials

  • Travel Insurance*
  • Travel cards and foreign currency
  • Prepaid TravelSIM®^
  • Mail Hold service 

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What to bring to your interview

  • Application fee
  • Two identical colour ID photos less than six months old, with one signed by the guarantor
  • Your completed application form
  • Document that proves citizenship
  • Original ID documents
  • Original proof of name change if required
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