Renew or replace a child passport
Renewing a child passport costs $111 and takes up to 10 working days. Child passports are valid for 5 years.
Renew a child passport
If you're aged 16 or over
You must renew your passport as an adult.
To renew a child passport online, you must have a:
- child’s passport already— even if it’s expired, lost, stolen or damaged
- RealMe login — if you do not have one you can create one during the online application
- witness’ passport details — a non-family member who has known your child for more than 1 year or since birth
- digital passport photo
- credit, debit or Prezzy® card.
If you need to travel urgently
If you need to travel in a hurry you can apply for an urgent passport. It costs $302 and is processed within 3 working days.
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, see: Apply for your passport