Australian Consulate-General
Chicago
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin

Passports - Interview Checklist

 

Please bring the following to your passport interview:

Interview Checklist - Adult Renewal Passport Applications

  • Your completed passport application form
  • Either your current Australian passport or your Australian passport that expired within the past three (3) years
  • Two Australian-sized passport photos that are less than six (6) months old
  • Method of payment for the passport application fee – preferably Visa or Mastercard

 

Interview Checklist - All Other Passport Applications

  • Your completed passport application form
  • Original birth certificate
  • Original citizenship certificate (if applicable)
  • Your most recent Australian passport (if you have one)
  • Two Australian-sized passport photos that are less than six (6) months old, with one of them signed and endorsed on the back by your Guarantor as follows - “This is a true photo of (applicant’s full name)”.

If your passport application includes a name change (please read Name Changes):

  • Change of Name Certificate issued by Births, Deaths and Marriages from the state in which you were born (if you were born in Australia), and/or
  • Marriage Certificate issued by Births, Deaths and Marriages in the state in which you were married (if you were married in Australia), and/or
  • Marriage Licence together with an apostille issued by the US Department of State in the state in which you were married.

 If you were born in Australia on or after 20 August 1986, you must also bring one of the following original documents:

  • Your Australian passport issued on or after 01 January 2000, or
  • One parent’s full Australian birth certificate (provided your parent was born prior to 20 August 1986), or
  • One parent’s Australian passport (current or expired) issued on or after 20 August 1986 with a minimum of two (2) years validity and valid at the time of your birth, or
  • One parent’s Australian citizenship certificate.