Australian passport operations are not affected by strike action at Note Printing Australia.
There is no impact on Australian passport production, including printing of passports.Article date:10 August 2018
Glasses will not be allowed in new passport photos taken from 1 July 2018.
This will further strengthen the integrity of the Australian passport.
Research has shown that glasses adversely affect passport facial matching. Matching is more accurate without glasses.
A limited exemption for medical reasons may apply where supported by a medical certificate.Article date:22 May 2018
Callers to the Australian Passport Information Service are experiencing longer than usual wait times to speak with an operator.
We are working to fix this and apologise for any inconvenience.Article date:14 February 2018