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Australian Consulate-General Passport Information
New York Australian Passport Office walk-in service times:
Monday to Thursday 09:30 - 15:30
Please Note: The Consulate is closed for some public holidays.
All passport applications must be lodged in person from 1 July, 2015.
A set surcharge of AUD100/AUD50 will apply from 1 July, 2015.
USD amounts will be made available once the exchange rate has been established nearer to 1 July 2015.
Please ensure Australian date format (DD/MM/YYYY) is used on all passport application forms.
Applications with incorrect date formats or corrected dates will not be accepted.
Incomplete applications, incorrectly completed applications and applications missing supporting documentation cannot be accepted and will require re-lodgement. This applies to all applicants, including those that live considerable distances from the Consulate-General in Manhattan, New York.
Requirements for passport applications are set out in the Australian Passports Act 2005. Consulate staff do not have the discretion or capacity to vary these requirements.
The Passports Office strongly recommends that the instructions that accompany application forms be carefully read and applicants with any questions are encouraged to contact the New York Australian Passports Office on (212) 351 6500.
Applying for an Australian Passport
• You can access passport application forms and detailed instructions including fee information and photo guidelines, from the Embassy of Australia in Washington DC website.
• Credit Card Authorization
How to lodge an application in New York
All Australian citizens must lodge their passport application in person. We are not able to accept applications by mail or courier.
This helps us to protect you, by protecting the security and integrity of your Australian passport. Please contact us on 212 351 6500 for if you require further advice.
Please note that child applications should be lodged in person by a parent or person with parental responsibility for the child. The parent or person lodging the application is not required to be an Australian citizen, but will need to bring photographic proof of their own identity to the appointment.