Further information


  1. From 1 January 2019, increased passport fees will apply:

    • 10-year passport for persons aged 16 and over - $293

    • 5-year passport for children under 16 years and persons aged 75 and over - $148

    • emergency passport overseas - $184

    • replacement passport - $184

    • priority processing fee - $215

    • adult overseas surcharge - $132

    • child overseas surcharge - $64

    Article date: 
    17 December 2018
  2. Passport Offices in Australia will be closed on 25, 26 December 2018 and 1 January 2019.  On these days, passport clients in Australia with urgent travel needs due to the death or serious illness of an immediate family member overseas should call APIS on 131232 for assistance.

    Please remember an additional fee is applicable for priority service.

    From 17 December 2018 until 4 January 2019 passport offices will be operating with reduced staff and some services will not be available.

    Passport Offices in Australia will resume all normal services on Monday 7 January 2019.

    Check what services will be available.

    Article date: 
    26 November 2018
  3. The Australian Passport Office, in cooperation with Australia Post, has implemented a Passport RAPID service whereby passport clients needing an urgent appointment to lodge their passport application can do so at selected Australia Post outlets in all capital cities. 

    Passport RAPID applications will be delivered to the Passport Office the same day they are lodged. Get all the details on Passport RAPID.

    Article date: 
    22 November 2018

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