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Passport renewal eligibility
You may renew if your most recent Canadian passport:
- is valid or has been expired for no more than one year;
- has the same name, sex, date of birth and place of birth that you would like to appear on your new passport;
- has been issued with a 5-year or 10-year validity;
- is not damaged;
- has never been reported lost or stolen; and
- has been issued when you were at least 16 years of age.
Do you fulfill all conditions mentioned above?
Passport renewal requirements
The Government of Canada website for Canadian passports will indicate what you need to submit with your renewal request, such as:
- The required form
- Your most recent passport
- The required fee
Specific instructions and service details are available and listed by Government of Canada offices abroad. Please consult the instructions for the office that is closest to you in the list below.
Once completed and signed, you may submit your application to our office abroad at the address indicated.
A list of local photographers who offer their services to Canadian travellers may be available for the Government of Canada office abroad closest to your location. See the list of offices below. To ensure the correct photo requirements are met, print a copy of the Passport photo specifications to take with you to the photographer.
Canberra - High Commission of Canada
Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra ACT, Australia 2600
61 (2) 6270-4000
Local passport services instructionsCanadians requiring passport services who reside in or are travelling in New South Wales, Queensland or the Northern Territory should send their application to the Canadian Consulate General in Sydney. Canadians residing in or travelling in the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia should send their application to the Canadian High Commission in Canberra.
Fees and payment information
Detail AUD $CAN 10-year adult passport (age 16 or over) 260.00 160.00 5-year adult passport (age 16 or over) 190.00 120.00 5-year Child passport (0-15 years of age) 100.00 57.00 Additional fee for replacing a valid lost or stolen passport 45.00 45.00
Forms of payment accepted
If you plan to submit your payment by credit card, please fill out the Credit Card Authorization Form. Additional payment options may be available at each office location. Consult the list below.
- Credit card
- Post order
- Certified cheque
Office hours and closures
Day From To Monday 8:30 16:30 Tuesday 8:30 16:30 Wednesday 8:30 16:30 Thursday 8:30 16:30 Friday 8:30 16:30 Saturday Closed Sunday Closed *Holidays and closures View list of local photographers
Local photographers in Canberra
Please note that inclusion in this list does not constitute official endorsement by the Government of Canada.
Perth - Consulate of Canada
Sydney - Consulate General of Canada
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