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You can begin the passport renewal process online if you're 18 years of age or older and your most recent Australian passport:

  • was issued when you were 16 or older
  • was valid for at least 2 years when issued
  • is still current or expired less than 3 years ago. 

If your personal details, such as name and/or sex have changed, you'll need to complete a new passport application.


Australian citizens aged 18 years or over who have, and can present:

  • an adult Australian passport, or
  • a child Australian passport that was issued when they were 16 years of age or over,

and that passport:

  • was valid for at least 2 years when issued, and
  • was issued in their current name, date of birth and sex
  • is current, or expired less than 3 years ago.

What you need

How to renew

  1. Select the 'Renew online' button.
  2. Create an AusPassport account.
  3. Complete, print and sign your application form.
  4. Have your passport photos taken.
  5. Find a participating Post Office, and make an appointment (if required).
  6. Pay the application fee.
You'll be taken to another website.