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Apply for your first adult passport

If you are 16 or older, you need an adult passport. Adult passports cost $206 and are valid for 10 years.

Passport timeframes:

For current passport processing timeframes, visit the passports website.

Passport timeframes

Apply for your first adult passport

You can apply for your first passport online.

You need:

  • a RealMe login
  • your details
  • an identity referee
  • a passport photo
  • a device with internet access and a camera
  • an emergency contact
  • a payment method
  • delivery details.

Apply for your passport

If you need to travel urgently

If you need to travel in a hurry you can apply for an urgent passport. It costs $412 and is processed within 3 working days.

Urgent travel

Other ways to apply

The fastest way to apply for your passport is online – no paper, postage or visits to the office needed. Paper applications can take longer as they need extra processing.

If you do need to apply by post or in person, start here to answer the questions, then look for the PDF form under 'Other ways to apply'.

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