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Services for Australians Overseas
Please note that on the 29th and 30th December there will be limited passport and notarial services. Please call 08 6132900 for further information.
Issuing a passport can take up to three weeks, please remember to lodge your passport applications well in advance of your travel dates to allow for possible delays over the Christmas period.
Applying for an Australian passport
Information on how to apply for an Australian passport is available on our site "Applying for an Australian passport". To access this site, please click here. The site contains up to date information on the passport process, including on-line passport application forms, list of supporting documents required, current fees and payment details.
Lost or stolen passport
If your passport has been lost or stolen, you are required by law to report the loss or theft. This should be done as soon as practicable to your nearest Australian Embassy or Consulate or via our on-line service. To report your passport lost or stolen on-line, please click here. Please note that passports reported as lost or stolen will be immediately and permanently cancelled. A cancelled passport must not be used for travel.
Personal lodgement of passport applications mandatory from 1 July 2015
All Australian citizens must lodge their passport application in person as of 1 July 2015. It will no longer be possible to submit an application in the mail.
Please note that child applications should be lodged in person by a parent or person with parental responsibility for the child. The parent or person lodging the application is not required to be an Australian citizen, but will need to bring photographic proof of their own identity to the appointment. The child does not need to be present.
This will help us to protect you, by protecting the security and integrity of your Australian passport. Please contact us on +46 8 613 2971 for further advice.
An 'Overseas Application Fee' will be applied to passport applications lodged on or after 1 July 2015.
The additional fee will be AUD$100 for adult (including senior) applications and AUD$50 for child applications.
The fee will not apply to emergency passport applications as the validity of these passports is very limited.
Emergency contact details:
24-hour emergency assistance for Australian citizens is available from the Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra: +61 2 6261 3305 or 1300 555135 (local call cost within Australia).
Provisions of consular services to Australians overseas:
There are legal limits on to what the Australian Embassy can do to assist Australians overseas. Please see "What we can and cannot do" for further advice.
Personal information provided to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is protected by law, including the Privacy Act 1988. We may collect, use and disclose your personal information, including to overseas recipients where we reasonably believe it is necessary, to provide you with consular assistance. Important information about the privacy of your personal information is contained in our Consular Privacy Collection Statement, which you should read and understand. Copies of the Statement are available at http://www.dfat.gov.au/dept/consular/privacy.html or by requesting a copy from the Department.
Notarial and Legal Services
Comprehensive information about the different notarial and legal services provided by Australian Embassies overseas is available at the smartraveller website.
The following are some of the common notarial services that are provided by the Australian Embassy in Stockholm. Please note that fees apply for all notarial and legal services.
* Witnessing signatures - including State and Commonwealth Statutory Declaration, drivers licence renewal and Notice of Intended Marriage (for marriage in Australia).
* Making and certifying copies of documents
* Issue of Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage (for marriage overseas).
The CNI form is available via: www.smartraveller.gov.au/tips/form-no-impediment-marriage.pdf
Please note that Consulates headed by Honorary Consuls in Helsinki, Riga and Tallinn are not able to provide any notarial or legal services, nor provide advice on these matters.
For further information about other notarial services, please contact the Australian Embassy in Stockholm on +46 8 613 2900.
Notarial services are performed at the Australian Embassy in Stockholm between 1500 and 1600 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday by appointment only.
Please note that fees apply for all notarial and legal services. Fees for notarial and legal services are set under Australian legislation.
The consular fees (in Swedish Kronor) are reviewed monthly and may be adjusted due to variations in exchange rate to the Australian dollar. Please see Consular Fees for our current fees and payment information.
Travelling or residing overseas? Register your contact details on-line
If you are an Australian citizen travelling or residing overseas, please register your contact details with the Department's on-line register. This will help us to contact and assist you in an emergency. Further information about the on-line register and FAQs are available on www.smartraveller.gov.au
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