From 1 January 2019, increased passport fees will apply:
Article date:17 December 2018
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
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
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