Australian Embassy
Cabo Verde, Sao Tome and Principe, Guinea Bissau

Passport documents required

Passport documents required

It is important that you provide the correct documents so your application can proceed. 

All documents for PC8 applications presented at interview must be original. We do not accept photocopies of any kind.

To determine what documents are required for your application, please select your application type:

Which form should I use?

When you fill out your application form online, you will automatically be directed to the correct form.  If you are unsure whether you qualify for a renewal form, please check the criteria below.

Australian Passport Renewal Application (PC7) for adult renewals

Adults who are renewing their Australian passport can use this form if all of the following are true:

  • You are an adult (18 years or older), AND
  • Your most recent passport was issued when you were 16 years or over on or after 01/01/2006, AND
  • You are not changing any of your personal details on the passport, AND
  • Your most recent passport is/was valid for over 2 years at the time of issue, AND
  • Your most recent passport has not been reported lost/stolen AND
  • You are successfully able to answer the security questions on the website.

If you are eligible to apply for a PC7 adult renewal by post please refer to our separate instructions 

Application for an Australian Passport Overseas (PC8) for both adult and children

If you do not qualify for a renewal form, you must use the Application for an Australian Passport Overseas (PC8). This includes the following applicants:

  • First time applicants
  • Child passport (under 18 years of age)
  • First adult passport and your child passport was issued to you at 15 years or younger
  • Replacing a lost or stolen passport
  • Name change or personal details on the passport
  • First passport after resumption of citizenship
  • Replacing a limited validity passport, emergency passport, or other temporary travel document
  • You cannot answer the security questions for the renewal form