Australian Embassy
Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein


New passport fees from 1 January 2019

From 1 January 2019, increased passport fees will apply:

  • 10-year passport for persons aged 16 and over - $293
  • 5-year passport for children under 16 years and persons aged 75 and over - $148
  • emergency passport overseas - $184
  • replacement passport - $184
  • adult overseas surcharge - $132
  • child overseas surcharge - $64

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

Outreach in Hamburg on 19th February 2019

A consular officer will offer appointments for passport interviews and a limited range of notarial services in Hamburg on Tuesday 19th February 2019. An exact location will be advertised in due course. If you are interested in booking an appointment, please send an email to and provide the following information:

  • Full name and date of birth
  • Address and mobile phone number
  • For passport application interviews: First time applicant, passport renewal or new passport application. Please note that the applications will be processed in Berlin. Therefore allow an additional couple of days for the passport to be processed. The normal turnaround time is three weeks.
  • For notarial services: Please specify which notarial service you are requesting and which documents you are providing (i.e. witnessing a signature on a land transfer, issue a certified copy of an Australian passport)

Upon receipt of your email, we will add you to our mailing list. Once a date and the location has been confirmed, we will send you a follow-up email.


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

There are currently no outreach events in Munich scheduled. If you have a general interest in upcoming appointments in Munich, please email: to be added to our Munich mailing list. Please specify in your email that you are interested in an event in Munich.

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.

Date:  January 2019        
Local Currency EUR        
Exchange Rate (1 AUD → Local Currency): 0.623        
PASSPORT (32 page)          
ADULT 293                 183                 265
CHILD (16/17) 293                 183                 223
CHILD 148                    92                 132
SENIOR  (over 75 years) 148                    92                 174
REPLACEMENT PASSPORT (full visa pages) 184                 115                 115
OVERSEAS PROCESSING SURCHARGE - ADULT 132                    82    
OVERSEAS PROCESSING SURCHARGE - CHILD 64                    40    
EMERGENCY PASSPORT APPLICATION FEE 184                 115                 115
CERTIFICATE OF IDENTITY 184                 115                 115
DOCUMENT OF IDENTITY 77                    48                    48
PASSPORT OBSERVATION (after issue) 15                      9                      9
CNI 146                    91                    91
WITNESSING SIGNATURE 72                    45                    45
APOSTILLE 83                    52                    52
AUTHENTICATION 83                    52                    52
CERTIFIED COPIES (per copy) 72                    45                    45


Ordinary passport (34 pages):

10 - year validity for persons aged 16 and over
5 -  year validity for children under 16 years and optional for persons aged 75 years and over

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.

Emergency passport (4 pages):

7-months validity


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.