Australian Embassy
Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein


2018 Victorian State Election

The Victorian State Election will be held on Saturday 24 November 2018. The Australian Embassy Berlin will offer early voting services during business hours from Monday 12 November to Friday 23 November 2018 . The Embassy will be closed on Election Day. All eligible Victorians on the electoral roll are required to vote. If you are overseas, there are a number of ways to cast your vote prior to election day.

By Post

From Wednesday 31 October you can apply for a ballot paper to be emailed to you via Victorian Electoral Commission website

  1. Apply for a ballot paper to be emailed to you
  2. Print and complete the ballot paper
  3. Post the ballot paper to the Australia using the envelope provided

    Deadline: Postal votes must be post marked on or before 6:00pm on Election Day, 24 November 18 (Victorian time) and received in Australia no later than 6:00pm 30 November 18 (Victorian time) to be included in the count

In Person

In person early voting services will be offered at the Australian Embassy Berlin only. Please bring ID.

Dates: Monday 12 November - Friday 23 November 2018 (weekdays only)

Time:  9am-12pm and 2-4.30pm

Note: We strongly recommend those who wish to vote in person visit the embassy from Wednesday 14 November. We expect VEC ballot papers will have arrived by this date. Further information is available at the Victorian Electoral Commission website.

Application for an Australian Passport - Overseas

All applications must be lodged in person and by appointment only in Berlin or Frankfurt. Please click on the relevant links below for more information regarding your application, to obtain the relevant form, and to make an appointment.


A-Z Directory

Applying for an Australian passport

Book an appointment in Berlin or Frankfurt

Emergency passports

Frequently Asked Questions

Outreach appointments in Munich or other cities

Passport fees and processing times

Passport photo guidelines

Report a lost or stolen passport

Validity of passports, entry and exit requirements



Outreach appointments in Munich or other cities


Appointments for passport interviews and notarial services in Munich other cities - outreach

There are currently no outreach events scheduled. If you have a general interest in upcoming appointments, please email: to be added to our mailing list.

As soon as an event is scheduled, you will be sent an email and it will  be advertised on this website. Emails requesting information on upcoming dates cannot be answered.


Australian Passport Fees

The fee is payable upon lodgement of the passport application/upon the performance of the notarial service. Fees must be paid in Euro by debit (EC) or credit card. The Australian Embassy Berlin and the Consulate-General in Frankfurt do not accept cash payments.

You should normally allow up to three weeks to receive a new passport. It can take longer if more information is needed or your application hasn’t been filled out correctly.

(Consular rate of exchange: AUD$ 1 = € 0.6164)

Ordinary passport (34 pages):

10 - year validity (for persons aged 16 and over): € 174.00 (+€65.00 overseas surcharge)
5 -  year validity (for children under 16 years)€ 88.00 (+€33.00 overseas surcharge)
5 -  year validity (optional for persons aged 75 and over): €88.00 (+€65.00 overseas surcharge)

Replacement Passport (34 pages):

Only available to overseas applicants with full visa pages but more than 2 years validity remaining on their current passport. A replacement passport will be issued with the same expiry date as the passport being replaced: €110 (no overseas surcharge)

Emergency passport (4 pages):

7-months validity: € 110.00

Overseas Surcharge (in addition to the passport fee):

Adult/Senior: € 65.00

Minor: € 33.00


You will receive an email once your new passport is ready for collection. Please note the following:

Australian Embassy Berlin:

Passports can be collected without an appointment Monday – Friday between 09am – 12pm and 2pm – 4pm. Please bring your current passport for cancellation purposes if we have not retained it.

Australian Consulate-General Frankfurt:

Please arrange an appointment either by telephone or by email for a pick-up time.


If you are unable to collect your passport, a postage fee of € 4.00 is charged for registered mail within Germany. The Australian Embassy Berlin and the Consulate-General in Frankfurt cannot send the passport to a location outside of Germany.