We need to lodge our passport application at Australia Post. Only In an emergency, we may lodge our application at a Passport Office. Before sending our Passport application to the Australian Passport Office, Post Office staff can help ensure our passport application and photos meet Australian Government requirements. We can apply for an Australian passport at more than 1,700 Post Offices around Australia. Some Post Offices require appointments for passport interviews and some accept walk-ins.
Important Information and Links to refer for obtaining Australian Passport
Requirements for Passport Interview at Post office
- Application fees
- Two identical color ID photos less than six months old, with one signed by the guarantor
- Completed application form
- Citizenship Proof
- Original ID documents
- Original proof of name change if required
4 Simple Steps to follow for a new Australian passport
Step 1: We can pick up a new passport application form for an adult or child passport from a participating Post Office that performs passport interviews. (or) Complete a form online through the Australian Passport Office website and then we need to bring a printed copy to our interview.
Step 2: We need to provide 2 identical photographs along with our application. One photo must be endorsed and signed by a guarantor. Best way is to get Instant ID Photos from Post Offices that offer quality passport compliant photographs for us.
Step 3: Some locations require you to make an interview appointment and some accept walk-ins. Refer this link to make an appointment if required.
Step 4: We need to attend interview and pay application fees. In the interview, they will check our documentation is correct and confirm our identity before sending our application to the Australian Passport Office. Once our application has been accepted, We will need to pay our passport application fee. Refer this info for Passport fees.
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