New South Wales Offices

The NSW State Office and Sydney Passport Office are in separate locations. You cannot lodge your passport or document for legalisation at the NSW State Office.

Passports, Certificates of No Impediment to Marriage, Authentications and Apostilles (legalisation)

You can lodge your application for an Australian Passport at an Australia Post outlet.

In certain circumstances you may lodge at our Passport Offices. Lodgement is by appointment only.

Please phone the Australian Passport Information Service on 131 232 for enquiries regarding your application and to schedule your appointment.

Australian Passport Information Service

Sydney Passport Office

  • Address:
    Level 7
    26 Lee Street (near Central Station)
    Sydney NSW 2000
  • Office hours:
    • 8:30am – 4:00pm, Monday to Friday (Passports)
    • 9:00am – 1:00pm, Monday to Friday (Authentications and Apostilles)

Newcastle Passport Office

The Newcastle Passport Office can accept Authentications and Apostilles over the counter during office hours. Certificates of No Impediment to Marriage (CNIs) are not available from the Newcastle Passport Office.

  • Address:
    Level 1
    77 Hunter Street
    (Corner of Hunter Street and Bolton Street - entrance on Bolton Street)
    Newcastle NSW 2300
  • Fax: (02) 4923 9393
  • Office hours: 8:30am – 4:00pm, Monday to Friday.

Events and business briefings

Visitor and event program

NSW State Office of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

  • Level 10, Angel Place
    123 Pitt Street
    Sydney NSW 2000
    (between Martin Place and Hunter Street)

  • Phone: (02) 9356 6222
  • Fax: (02) 9356 4238
  • Email: dfat.nsw@dfat.gov.au

Office hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.

Business briefings mailing list

If you would like to be included on our mailing list to receive invitations to our business briefings and other DFAT-related events, or if you would like to update your details, please complete this form: Business database registration form [DOC 145 KB] | [PDF 260 KB] and send it to:

  • Email: dfat.nsw@dfat.gov.au
  • Fax: (02) 9356 4238
  • Mail:
    Database Officer
    Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade,
    Level 10, Angel Place
    123 Pitt Street
    Sydney NSW 2000