Australian Permanent Mission and Consulate-General
Geneva, Switzerland
Address: Chemin des Fins 2, Case Postale 102, 1211 Geneva 19 - Telephone: 022 799 9100 - Fax: 022 799 9178

How to obtain an Australian Passport in Switzerland

The Passport section at the Australian Consulate-General in Geneva is open to the public,
Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

The Consulate-General is closed on the following public holidays
Passport lodgement is by Appointment Only.
Appointments take place between 9.00-11.30 and 14.00-16.30

Please call between 9.00 am and 12.00 pm to make an appointment.
Contact Details
Ph. +41 (0) 22 799 9100
Fax. +41 (0) 22 799 9178
E-mail. Australian.consulate-geneva@dfat.gov.au
 

 

FROM 1st JULY 2015 ALL PASSPORT APPLICATIONS MUST TO BE LODGED IN PERSON
The only exception – Minors do not need to attend the lodgement interview, however at least one person with parental responsibility for the minor must lodge the application in person.

 

• Under our Client Service Charter, we aim to issue passports within three weeks.
• Priority Processing Service is not available in Switzerland.
• You should plan your travel accordingly and lodge your application early to ensure you receive your passport in good time.

Please read all information sheet carefully as incorrectly completed applications will be returned
 

 

TYPE OF APPLICATION METHOD OF LOGEMENT APPLICATION FORM REQUIRED
AND
INFORMATION
Please read carefully
 
Child Passport – Renewal and First
(PC8 form)
 

Must be lodged in person by a parent(s) or
person with parental responsibility for the
applicant – the child is not required to
attend the interview

Complete and print a blank application form on-line

Information on child first passport application

Information on child renewal application

List of suitable guarantors

Fees and bank details
 

First Adult Passport
(PC7 form)
 
Must be lodged in person
Use this form if:
If you are 18 years or over and have previously held a child Australian Passport that was:
*issued after 1 July 2005 and
*valid for at least two years and
*you were 16 years or over at the time of issue
use the PC7 application
 
Complete and print a blank application form on-line

Information on first adult PC7 application

Fees and bank details
 

First Adult Passport
(PC8 form)
 
Must be lodged in person Complete and print a blank application form on-line
 
Information on first adult PC8 application

List of suitable guarantors

Fees and bank details
 
Adult Renewal
(PC7 form)
 
Must be lodged in person
Use this form if:
*You were over 18 when your previous passport was issued and
*Your passport was issued with at least two years' validity and
*Your passport was issued after 1 July 2000 and
*Your passport was issued with your current personal details (i.e. name, date of birth, place of birth and sex)
 
Complete and print a blank application form on-line

Information on adult renewal

Fees and bank details
 

Adult Renewal
(PC8 form)
 
Must be lodged in person
Use this form if:
*You passport expired more than three (3) years ago
*Your passport was issued with less than two years' validity
*Your passport was issued before 1 July 2000
 
Complete and print a blank application form on-line
 
Information sheet on a PC8 Adult Renewal

List of suitable guarantors

Fees and bank details
 

Name Changes
(PC8 form)
 
Must be lodged in person Complete and print a blank application form on-line
 
Information sheet on name change

Swiss Legalisation Offices

Registry of Births, Deaths and marriages in Australia (RBDM)

List of suitable guarantors


Fees and bank details
 

Replacement of a Lost, Stolen or Seriously Damaged Passport
(PC8 form)
 
Must be lodged in person Complete and print a blank application form on-line

Information on replacing a lost/ stolen passport

Information on replacing a seriously damaged passport

List of suitable guarantors

Fees and bank details
 

Replacement of an
Emergency Passport or other limited validity document
(PC8 form)
 
Must be lodged in person Complete and print a blank application form on-line

List of suitable guarantors

Fees and bank details
 

First passport since resuming AUSTRALIAN citizenship
(PC8 form)
 
Must be lodged in person Complete and print a blank application form on-line

List of suitable guarantors

Fees and bank details
 

 General information

For useful and handy hints on the passport process please watch the following videos

Passport FAQ

Client Service Charter

Report a lost or stolen passport

Citizenship

Photographs

General Declaration B-11

Signing the application form

Children and parental consent

Completing a Child Alert Request

Brochures and Publications

Translation of Foreign Documents

For information on topics not featured on this site, please visit http://www.passports.gov.au