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Launch of Online Fee Payment Pilot, Pay.gov, for DS-82 Adult Passport Renewals on February 6, 2022
February 4, 2022

LocationAustralia, countrywide

Message to U.S. CitizensBeginning on February 6, 2022, Mission Australia will begin to accept payment of DS-82 passport renewal fees online.  Passport applicants wishing to pay for their DS-82 renewal application online may visit  https://au.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/renewal/ to determine eligibility to use this option.  If eligible, applicants may then submit payment via U.S. or international credit or debit card, electronic funds transfer from a U.S.-based bank account, Amazon Pay, or Pay Pal.

Applicants who are eligible to renew their U.S. passport by mail may use Pay.gov to submit their renewal payment fee online.  Applicants all over Australia (including NSW, ACT, QLD, VIC, NT, TAS, SA, and WA) are directed to mail their passport renewal applications to the U.S. Consulate in Perth for processing.  For procedures on how to renew adult U.S. passports by mail in Australia and pay the renewal application fee online, please see https://au.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/renewal/