Can I renew my British passport in Canberra?

Whether you’re in Sydney, or anywhere else in Australia, you won’t need to go anywhere to apply for your new passport! All you’ll need to do is go online to the UK Passport Office website and fill out the online application form.

Who is the British High Commissioner to Australia?

Victoria Treadell
List of High Commissioners of the United Kingdom to Australia

High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Australia
Coat of arms of the United Kingdom
Incumbent Victoria Treadell since March 2019
Style Her Excellency
Residence Canberra

What does the British High Commission do?

Their general purpose is to provide diplomatic relationships as well as travel information, passports, dual-citizenship information, and other services between Commonwealth states.

Does the uk have an embassy in Australia?

The British High Commission in Australia maintains and develops relations between the UK and Australia. We represent the British government in its relations with the Australian government and present British policies to the Australian government and to Australians.

What documents do I need to renew my British passport?

Once you have a British passport, the renewal is relatively easy, compared to getting a new passport for the first time. You won’t need any documents to renew your passport digitally, but you will need a current photograph of yourself, a credit or debit card, and your current passport.

How much does it cost to renew a British passport in Australia?

£86 for adults
The renewal cost for a standard British passport is £86 for adults and £56 for children. You should add an extra fee of £19.86 for courier service to this price.

What is an Australian high commissioner?

The High Commissioner of Australia to the United Kingdom is an officer of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the head of the High Commission of the Commonwealth of Australia to United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in London.

What is the purpose of a High Commission?

In the Commonwealth of Nations, a high commissioner is the senior diplomat (generally ranking as an ambassador) in charge of the diplomatic mission of one Commonwealth government to another. Instead of an embassy, the diplomatic mission is generally called a high commission.

Can I get a British passport in Australia?

British Passport Australia – What you need to know British passports are issued by the UK government and are valid for 10 years. If you are a British citizen living in Australia, the time will eventually come for you to apply for or renew your British Passport.

What supporting documents are required for passport renewal?

Can I renew my British passport online in Australia?

Yes. Renewing your British passport can be done online and from the comfort of your own home. All you need to do is complete our easy, online form and make payment on our secure platform. The process to renew a UK passport in Australia has never been easier.

How long does British passport renewal take Australia?

four to seven weeks
How long does it take to renew a UK passport from Australia? Typically it will take four to seven weeks, as long as the application process went smoothly and no issues arose.

What is the difference between an embassy and a high commission?

1. Embassy generally refers to the diplomatic delegation of a country to another while High Commission is used for diplomatic delegates of a Commonwealth member country to another member country. 2. The head of the Embassy is called Ambassador while the head of the High Commission is called High Commissioner.

Why is it called High Commission?

Can an Australian have dual citizenship with UK?

Both Australia and the United Kingdom allow Dual Nationality. This means that a person can hold nationality (and the passport) of both countries.

How do I become a UK citizen from Australia?

If you’ve lived in the UK for a minimum of 5 years and also held ILR for at least 12 months then you can apply to be naturalised as a British citizen. Registering as a citizen is more simple, but you need to have been born to at least one British parent or born in the UK on or after 1st January 1983.