High Commission
Australian High Commission



Australian High Commissioner H.E. Ms Fiona McKergow welcomes you to our website


Consular assistance


For urgent after hours consular assistance please call the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre (CEC) on

+61 2 6261 3305.




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Passport Services 

In-person Service

Our High Commission in Nicosia offers a range of services including passport, consular and notarial services.

These services are offered strictly via an appointment system and fees apply in Australian Dollars ($) ONLY.

Please book one appointment for each service required (click 'Book Appointment').  

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Passport services are available Monday - Friday, between 8:30am and 12:30pm.

For more passport information please visit the Australian Passports Office.

For any passport enquiries, please e-mail us at [email protected]

You need to allow a minimum of six weeks to receive a new passport. Please lodge your passport application form well ahead of your planned travel.

Mail-in Passport Service

Eligibility: For an Adult passport renewal, you must be 18 years and over and you will need a passport that:

  • was issued when you were aged 16 or older
  • was issued on or after 1 January 2006
  • had, when it was issued, at least two years’ validity
  • has your current name, date of birth, place of birth and gender, and
  • has not been reported lost, stolen, or cancelled.
If you don’t meet these criteria, you’ll need to lodge your application in person by appointment only.

If you can answer yes to all the above, complete your PC7 passport renewal application online and follow the below instructions:

Guide for Adult renewal application (PC7) by mail

1. Complete your renewal application form online

  • The application must be lodged within six months of completion

2. Print and sign your application form

  • Print your application on plain white A4 paper, using black ink only. Make sure your form has printed in full and isn't cut off at the top or bottom of the page.
  • Sign the form using black pen, within the signature box. Make sure there are no alterations or whiteout on the signature or the date.

3. Photos

  • Two recent identical colour photos, less than six months old with your full name written on the back of one photo. Refer to photo guidelines for more information
  • Do NOT attach the photos to the form as this may damage them

4. Payment

  • Complete the credit card payment authorisation form [email [email protected] and request for us to send you a copy].  You will need to include this completed form with your passport application.

5.Post your application

  • Post your application to

             Australian High Commission

             Alpha Business Centre

             Block A, Level  7
             27 Pindarou Street
             Nicosia 1060

6. How long will it take?

  • Please allow a minimum of six weeks to receive a new passport once payment has been taken. PLEASE NOTE incomplete applications will cause delays.



Consular and Notarial Services

These services are offered strictly via an appointment system and fees apply (click 'Book Appointment'). Please book one appointment for each service required.

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Consular and Notarial services are available Monday - Friday from 08:30am and 12:30pm. For more information on Notarial Services and Document Legalisation, please visit Smartraveller's Notarial Services page

Consular and Passport services in north Cyprus are located at Shakespeare House, Mehmet Akif Avenue 29, Koskluciftlik, north Nicosia on Mondays between 09:00 to 13:30 and are limited to emergency or urgent passport and notarial services. You may also contact us on: +90 533 846 7017

For any consular enquiries please e-mail us at [email protected]

We only accept debit/credit cards and cannot accept cash or cheques. 

Please refer to the list with the passport and consular fees. Prices listed are in Australian Dollars ($), and payment has to be made in Australian Dollars ($) ONLY.

You may collect your passport without an appointment between 12:30 – 1:30pm, Monday – Friday (apart from public holidays).

Our general Office Hours



Visas and Citizenship

The Australian High Commission in Nicosia, Cyprus, does NOT have an immigration function. Therefore, we cannot provide any visa or citizenship advice. 

Please visit the Department of Home Affairs' website for information on visas and citizenship. 

You may contact the Department of Home Affairs via the online web form.

The Global Service Centre is also available to answer queries Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 05:30pm (local time - Cyprus), by calling Australia on +61 2 6196 0196 (international rates apply).



Australian Alumni

The Australian High Commission in Nicosia, Cyprus, is partnered with the Australian Alumni Association Cyprus (AAAC) and has established a local alumni association of graduates of Australian higher education institutions. If you have ever studied in Australia, please contact us via e-mail: [email protected] or Facebook: www.fb.com/AustraliaInCyprus to register your details (name, institute, years, contact details) on the mailing list database so that we can help you network with other alumni and keep you informed of social activities that will be organised.




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