Australian High Commission
United Kingdom
High Commission address: Australia House, Strand, London WC2B 4LA


Please refer to the table below to determine if you are required to lodge an application in person or by mail.  You will need to make an appointment to lodge your application in person.

The Edinburgh Passport Office ceased operation on 17th April 2014. Information about Australian passports can be found on this website or by calling the Passport Office at the Australian High Commission in London on 020 7887 5816 (9am - 12noon, Monday to Friday).


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Child's passport

Must be lodged in person by a parent or person with parental responsibility for applicant - child is not required to attend interview

PC8 click here

First adult passport


Must be lodged in person


PC7 click here 

(for those whose previous child passport was issued when they were 16 or 17)

PC8 click here

(for all other applicants applying for their first adult passports)

Adult renewal

Lodge by mail

PC7 click here

Replacement of lost, stolen or seriously damaged passport

Must be lodged in person

PC8 click here

Replacement of emergency passport or other limited validity document

Must be lodged in person

PC8 click here

First passport since resuming AUSTRALIAN citizenship

Must be lodged in person

PC8 click here

Name Changes

Must be lodged in person

More information on Name Changes.

PC8 click here