Obtaining a new adult passport in Australia

Your passport can be renewed if you are an Australian citizen, aged 18 years or over and
EITHER: OR:
  • Have an adult Australian passport that:
    • was valid for at least two years when issued, and
    • was issued on or after 1 July 2000, and
    • was issued in your current name, date of birth and sex
  • Have a child Australian passport that:
    • was valid for at least two years when issued, and
    • was issued on or after 1 July 2005, and
    • you were 16 years or over at the time of issue, and
    • was issued in your current name, date of birth and sex
Note: If you cannot present your passport at the time of renewal you cannot use the renewal process.

You can either complete your renewal form using the Renew Passport function on this website, or you can telephone APIS on 131 232 and they will forward an application form with your personal data included.

You can:

It is not possible at present to submit your application online.

Applications should be personally lodged at an Australia Post outlet. To find the nearest Australia Post outlet that will accept your passport application, visit their website. An appointment may be necessary.