Embajada de Australia
Argentina, Paraguay y Uruguay

Travel documents




Making an Appointment

Passport interviews and notarial services are available by appointment.   Please contact us through this link  to schedule one.

Australian citizens in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay can lodge passport applications at the Australian Embassy in Buenos Aires or in our Honorary Consulates in Paraguay and Uruguay. Information on passport application requirement and application forms are available on the Australian Passport Office website.

Some applicants are eligible to mail in their passport applications:

You are elegible to mail in your application if you are over 18 years old and your previous passport meets all of the following conditions:

  • 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.

For further details on this process follow this link.

Child passport renewal applications (PC8) can be mailed-in provided the applicant is:

  • aged up to 15 years old and
  • has held a previous passport

If you can answer yes to the above, complete a PC8 passport application online.

Guide for a child renewal passport application (PC8) by mail.

For first time child applications and applicants aged 16 or 17, the application must be lodged in person by appointment only.


Notarial Services

Some notarial services may be mailed in. Please contact us at [email protected] or +54 11 4779 3500, option 2 for instructions.


Urgent Travel

If you have urgent travel, you may be eligible to apply for an emergency passport. Please contact us for further advice: [email protected] or +54 11 4779 3500, option 2.

An additional Overseas Application Fee will be applied to passport applications lodged overseas on or after 1 July 2015. The additional fee for adult/ senior applications will be AUD $146 and AUD $71 for minors. Passport fees are set in Argentine pesos and are subject to monthly review in accordance with variations in rates of exchange.


Has your Australian passport been lost or stolen in Argentina, Paraguay or Uruguay? Report it to  the Embassy or consulate.


Guidelines in Spanish to assist with completing passport applications.




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