Australian Embassy
France
Algeria, Chad, Mauritania, Monaco

Australian Passport Applications

How to apply

  1. Visit the Australian Passport Office’s global website to create an AusPassport account and complete the online application. For assistance, please call +61 2 6261 3305.
  2. Follow the prompts to apply or renew your passport, and print the application form. For assistance, please call +61 2 6261 3305.
  3. Ensure that you read the application and the instructions thoroughly. Depending on your situation, you may require different supporting documents. For further information, please see below.
  4. Make an appointment to visit the Australian Embassy in Paris for a passport interview.
  5. Obtain two passport photos, ensuring that they adhere to the Australian Passport Office photo specifications, and that the photos are free from any marks or scratches.
  6. Bring the application, the passport photos, and the supporting documents to the Australian Embassy in Paris at your appointment time.
    1. If you live outside of Paris, you may wish to bring a pre-paid, self-addressed, registered post envelope (for example, Chronopost) to your appointment.
  7. The passport will take up to three weeks for processing. You don't need an appointment to pick up your passport. 

General information

  • An Australian Citizen cannot enter Australia on a foreign Passport. (A visa will not be issued to an Australian citizen on their foreign passport).
  • You should allow up to three weeks to obtain a new ordinary passport and up to 2 working days for an emergency passport.
  • Anyone concerned about ID security / Identity theft, should contact IDCare for further advice.
  • All passport applications must be submitted IN PERSON AND BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at the Australian Embassy in Paris.  
  • Please read the instructions for a PC7 or PC8 prior to make your appoitnment.
  • If your passport is lost or stolen overseas, contact local police to report the loss or theft, and visit your closest Australian Passport Office to apply for an emergency passport.

Appointment Booking 

Opening hours:

09:00 to 12:00 and
14:00 to 16:00
Monday to Friday, 
excluding public holidays.

Appointments can be booked online here. Please ensure you select the Timezone: (GMT +02:00 Central European Time - Paris).

Further information or instructions can be found in our Booking Policy.

Appointments are not required for passport collections (Please provide a chronopost envelope or similar if you require your passport to be mailed to you).

Passport interviews are conducted at the following address:

Australian Embassy
4 rue Jean Rey 75724 Paris Cedex 15
Metro line 6 - Bir Hakeim Station 
REC C - Station Champs de Mars-Tour Eiffel  

 

Application forms

First Passport (Adult and Child)

A PC8 form is required for all first passport applications.

PC8 Passport Application Forms can be downloaded from the Australian Passport Website.

Instructions for a PC8 

Passport Renewal

Adult

For passports that are current, or expired for less than 3 years

PC7 Passport Application Forms can be downloaded from the Australian Passport Website.

Instructions for a PC7

For passports that expired over 3 years ago

A PC8 form is required and can be downloaded from the Australian Passport Website.

Instructions for a PC8 

Child

For all applicants under the age of 18

A PC8 form is required and can be downloaded from the Australian Passport Website.

Instructions for a PC8 

  • Someone with parental responsibility or a guardian on their behalf must attend the passport interview to lodge the application for the child (children under the age of 16 are not required to attend the interview).
  • The lodging parent or guardian must present an original piece of ID and a copy of the other parent's ID (when applicable).
  • Applicants between 16 to 18 years of age will receive a passport valid for 10 years.
  • In addition to the usual requirements for a child passport application, the 16 and 17 year old child must attend the interview along with the lodging parent.

List of Guarantors for Adult and Children for a PC8 Application form

Passport Fees

Credit Card Authorisation Form (cash or cheque payment not accepted)

Photo guidelines for passports (Photos need to be less than 6 months old)

Translation of foreign documents    

B11 - General Statement by passport applicant

 

Emergency passport (Adult and Child)

Please make direct contact with the Embassy by email (consular.paris@dfat.gov.au ) or telephone (+33(0) 1 40 59 33 00) regarding the loss or the theft of your Australian passport and the issue of an emergency passport.

Both parental consent will be required prior to the issue of an emergency passport to a child.

 

Concurrent passport

A Concurrent passport can be available to adults only who travel extensively and require a second passport for visa processing. This concurrent passport can only be delivered under strict conditions, on a case-by-case basis and must be accompanied with strict justifications. The Australian embassy reserves the right to refuse any application that do not comply with the conditions set for the deliverance of a concurrent passport.

How to prepare an application:

  • Complete a B-11 form
  • Complete a Concurrent passport letter
  • Complete a PC8 application form (5 pages document)
  • Make an appointment for a passport application
  • Find a guarantor to sign page 3 of the application as well as the back of the photo.
  • Bring your original Australian birth certificate, your existing passport, two photos, your driving licence, your carte vitale or medicare, and the document (or your overseas birth certificate (multilingual)  and your citizenship certificate) to the interview.
  • Bring proof of residence
  • The documentation duly completed  and signed on your company's letter head
  • A Chronopost envelope (if you wish the passport to be sent to you)
  • The fee will be the same as the one for a 10 years validity passport, and the validity will be of 3 years