Australian Embassy

Guide for Adult mailed in Application

Guide on how to lodge a mailed-in adult application

1.Complete your renewal application form online

  • The application must be lodged within six months of completion

2.Print and sign your application form

  • Print your application on plain white A4 paper, using blank ink only. Make sure your form has printed in full and isn't cut off at the top or bottom of the page.
  • US standard letter paper or US legal paper sizes are also acceptable, but only if they’re scaled properly. Refer to more information on printing your application form
  • Sign the form using black pen, within the signature box. Make sure there are no alterations or whiteout on the signature or the date.


  • Two recent identical colour photos, less than six months old with your full name written on the back of one photo. Refer to photo guidelines for more information
  • Do NOT attach the photos to the form as this may damage them


  • if you wish to pay with an international credit card, you can complete the payment authorisation form and email it to [email protected] with reference to your application number (found at the top right corner of the form).
  • if you wish to pay in cash, you will need to post the application to the Embassy, then wait for the embassy staff to contact you and advise you when and where to make the payment.
  • You can view more information here

5.Check your adult renewal checklist

  • Before posting your application, review your application against the adult renewal checklist here

6.Post your application to:

Passport Office, Australian Embassy

Embassy Complex

Serail Hill, Downtown


                  P.O.Box 11-1860 Riad El Solh

7. Processing Period

  • Please allow a minimum of six weeks to receive a new passport once payment has been taken. PLEASE NOTE: incomplete applications will cause delays.