Applicants who are renewing their passport, changing their legal name or correcting information on a previous passport issued may use the Form DS-82 if all of the following are true:
Applicants who do not meet all of these requirements should refer to “Applications requiring personal appearance”.
Applications to renew a damaged passport via mail may be accepted at our discretion if all the identifying information is still legible. If the photograph or identifying information is illegible, or the passport is significantly damaged, please refer to the information regarding Lost/Stolen/Damaged passports.
Disregard the pre-printed and online form-filler instructions – the application should be submitted to the U.S. Consulate General in Sydney for processing. Please submit all of the following:
Applicants all over Australia (including NSW, ACT, QLD, VIC, NT, TAS, SA, and WA) are directed to mail their applications to the U.S. Consulate in Sydney for processing at:
U.S. Consulate General
ATTN.: Passport Services
Suite 2, 50 Miller Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060
Applications mailed to the U.S. Consulates in Melbourne or Perth will be returned to the applicant for resubmission to Sydney.