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Australian Passport Renewal Application Who should use this form?

Providing a world-class passport service to Australians

Use this form if you are 18 years of age or over, and have an Australian adult passport that: ■ was valid for at least two years, and ■ is current, or expired less than twelve months ago, and ■ was issued in your current name, date of birth and sex.


Lodgement, payment and validity

Only certain applicants should lodge their forms at a passport office in Australia. ■ Appointments


You must provide the passport that matches the number printed on the top of page 2 of this form with your application. If you are renewing your passport in Australia, you should lodge your renewal application in person at an Australia Post outlet. If you are renewing your passport overseas, please contact your nearest Australian mission for advice on lodging your application. Preferred methods of payment in Australia are EFTPOS, Bankcard, Mastercard, Visa or cash. If applying overseas, check with the nearest Australian mission for details of the current fee and acceptable methods and currency of payment. The Australian Passport Office is committed to issuing a travel document within ten working days. This timeframe excludes the time taken for the passport office to receive the application and the time taken to deliver the document from the passport office to the applicant. If you require a two working day turnaround, ask about the priority processing service. An additional fee applies. An adult passport is normally valid for 10 years. A seniors’ passport (available to those aged 75 or over) is valid for 5 years; a lower fee applies.


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Protect your identity

If your passport has been lost or stolen

Lost or stolen passports cause inconvenience and may be used by others to assume your identity for illegal activities. Keep your passport safe at all times.

If your current or recently expired passport has been lost or stolen, you will need to complete an Application for Australian Passport: Adult form to replace it. All lost and stolen travel documents should be reported immediately, regardless of whether you wish to replace the travel document or not. Contact the Australian Passport Information Service on 131 232 or your nearest overseas mission if this occurs whilst overseas. Further details about DFAT’s rights, obligations and policies in relation to obtaining and disclosing information are available in the Passports Privacy brochure or at


Photograph requirements

Australian Passport Information Service

You must provide two identical colour photographs of yourself. The photos must:

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be no more than six months old, have appropriate brightness and contrast, and show your skin tones naturally be between 35mm and 40mm in width, and between 45mm and 50mm in height, be of good quality colour and on high quality paper, with no ink or marks on the image

If you have any questions about this form or about how to get an Australian passport, or if you wish to comment about our service, offer suggestions for improvement, or register a complaint, you may telephone us on 131 232 (from anywhere in Australia), visit our web site at:, or write to the following address:

be in sharp focus and clear

be of your head and top of your shoulders and show your shoulders square on (not portrait style with you looking over one shoulder) and show your face square on (both edges of the face should be visible) show you looking straight at the camera, and your head not tilted be taken with a neutral expression (not laughing or frowning) with your mouth closed be close up, so that the head takes up between 32mm and 36mm of the photo (see diagram at section 6 over the page) have a plain, light-coloured background and be taken with uniform lighting (no shadows across the face) show your eyes open and clearly visible, and no hair in your eyes show your eyes clearly through glasses—if you wear them—with no flash reflection off the glasses, and no tinted lenses (if possible, avoid heavy glasses frames—wear lighter framed glasses if you have them) show you without any hat or other head covering (if you wear a head covering for religious reasons, we will accept a photograph of you wearing it, but your facial features from bottom of chin to top of forehead and both edges of your face must be clearly shown).

Director, Passport Operations Section Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade R.G. Casey Building John McEwen Crescent Barton ACT 0221

Or contact the nearest Australian mission

Check before travelling Visit the Department’s website at to view the latest travel advice.


Note: due to security printing requirements, images reproduced in passports will not be photographic quality and will appear different from the photographs supplied.


Too far away

Not square on

Too dark

Online Form PC7_0706


Too light


Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Australian Passport Renewal Application Our records show that your passport number: L1070382 expired/expires on:

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Use BLACK INK the boxes in B LOC K


Do not use this form after:

03 JUN 2007

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02 JUN 2008

Use CROSSES in boxes e.g:

If you wish to replace your passport that is current or expired less than 12 months ago, that had more than 2 years’ validity and have not changed your name or sex, please complete this form (sections 1,3,4,5 and 6 should be completed by the applicant). If you have changed your name or sex you will need to complete an Application for an Australian passport— Adult form. If you have any questions call 131 232 (in Australia) or your nearest Australian mission (if overseas).


and print within


DO NOT MARK ‘INTERVIEWING OFFICER USE ONLY’ sections or circles e.g: 1

1 Contact details and date of travel

Your passport will be sent to the address shown below. If the address shown below is not current, print the address beside the old one. This address must be a residential address, not a business address or a PO box.

Daytime or mobile phone number

0 4 1 8 2 7 0 6 3 1


Email address (must be written clearly in UPPER case)

J T HOMP S ON@ F I R B A NK . V I C . EDU . AU Date of travel

2 Please check your personal details—to appear on the passport. If any details are incorrect, do NOT use this form Given names in passport



Town or city of birth (as shown on birth cert.)

Country of birth (will not appear in passport)



Date of birth


15 DEC 1968

Family name at birth

Given names at birth



Family name on Australian citizenship certificate

Given names on Australian citizenship certificate

Online Form PC7_0706

Family name in current passport


3 Physical details—for identification and verification details How tall are you? (in cm)

1 5 6

Are you an identical twin?





4 Type of passport required


Ordinary passport (32 visa pages)

Frequent traveller passport (64 visa pages) A higher fee applies

Seniors’ passport (32 visa pages) A lower fee applies

Seniors’ frequent traveller passport (64 visa pages)

5 Emergency contact details—if there is someone we can contact in the event of an emergency, please give their details Name of contact

Relationship to you

Address of contact




Daytime telephone number

( 96 ) 870008

Evening telephone number

( 96 ) 870008

6 Applicant’s declaration


Min 32mm Max 36mm


I declare that: I understand that: ■ my photograph will be used for biometric matching ■ I am an Australian citizen purposes (biometric matching allows the passport ■ the statements that I have made and the information that I have photograph to be electronically compared with other given in, or in connection with, this application are true and correct. facial images to confirm identity) ■ the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) WARNING It is a criminal offence under the Australian Passports may disclose the information that has been provided in Act 2005 to make false or misleading statements. (There or with this application to any organisation or individual are penalties of up to 10 years’ imprisonment or a fine of that can verify the information to establish my identity $110 000, or both.) This Act applies outside Australia to and eligibility for an Australian travel document all persons, irrespective of their nationality or citizenship. ■ DFAT may publicise or pass details of any lost or stolen document to federal, state, territory or foreign governments, including police and other agencies, and international organisations, such as Interpol, to restrict Signature the illegal use of these documents ■ DFAT may confirm or verify the validity of any Australian travel document, or disclose the minimum necessary information held in relation to my Australian travel document to facilitate my international travel, or Date signed disclose the information for other specified purposes, (dd/mm/yyyy) on the request of specified organisations.

PHOTO FACE DOWN Please write applicant’s name on the back of one photo




INTERVIEWING OFFICER USE ONLY — Use CROSSES in circles ✗ Method of delivery Registered Post Collect from Passport Office

Typed details altered Priority fee paid Prev. PPT cancelled Interviewed

Emergency passport



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Interviewers declaration I declare that I have checked the passport number of the applicant’s previous passport and also that the photo appearing therein and the photo attached are of the applicant. I have/ have not (please delete as applicable) cancelled the applicant’s passport. I understand it is a criminal offence under the Australian Passports Act 2005 to make a false or misleading statement.

User ID Date signed