Australian Consulate-General
Chennai, India

Passport Services

If you are in Southern India (Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka or Pondichery) your nearest passport office is the Australian Consulate General in Chennai.

From 01 July 2024 the Australian Consulate General, Chennai will not accept cash as a mode of payment towards passport application and notarial fees. Please ensure you pay the required fee using a valid Indian or International debit/ credit card. Please note we do not accept American Express or cards similar in nature.

Please allow a minimum of 6 weeks to receive your passport from when we receive your payment.

Priority passport services are not available in Chennai.

How to apply for an Australian Passport?

The below links will guide you through the Passport Application process and help ensure your application is complete.

Adult Renewal
Child Renewal (0-15 years old)
First Adult Passport (16+)
First Child Passport
Passport in a new name

Australian citizens residing in India are required by the Indian government to always hold a valid passport. It is the responsibility of individuals living overseas to ensure their passport is renewed in advance to meet the requirements for the country they live in. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Please visit the links below for further information to assist you in completing your application.

Please note: An appointment is required to visit the Consulate.


You can submit feedback to us on our Consular, Notarial and Passport services by emailing us at [email protected].