What to expect at passport check when you’re a minor
Posted On July 12, 2021
If you’re travelling on a passport issued by the Commonwealth Government, you may be able to get your passport checked online, if your country’s embassy or consulate is open to the public.
The process of applying for a new passport for a minor can be complicated, and a number of reasons may apply.
You might be able find the answer to your questions in the next section.
What to Expect when You’re a Minor?
If you have been born in Australia or are applying for an Australian passport, you should be checked for a covid 21 passport.
This is the first time that a person’s personal details will be scanned at passport checks, and it will be the first test for how your age and nationality compare.
Your passport will be checked to make sure it’s valid, and the result will be recorded on your visa.
You should then apply for a passport online.
If you need more information about your visa, contact the embassy or consular officer at the address listed on your passport.
The embassy or government branch will contact you to make arrangements.
If your passport is not valid, you will need to prove that it’s for your passport for travel purposes.
If there is any doubt about whether your passport has been issued, you can apply to have it reissued.
The decision on your reissue will be made by the embassy in your country.
You can also request a new travel document, called a new entry certificate, at the Embassy of the United Kingdom or the Embassy or Consular Office of Australia.
A new entry document is issued to travellers who are at least 18 years old, but no more than 21 years old.
If the embassy/consular officer is unable to process your application, they can provide you with a new document for your visa application.
If this happens, you must apply again for a reissued passport.
If it’s the last time you apply, you’ll need to contact your passport office for further information.
You’ll also need to fill out a passport application form.
The application will take a few hours, and you should have it ready before leaving Australia.
You will also need a valid passport for the duration of your stay in Australia.
To get your new passport, the Embassy/Consular Officer will: complete a form to verify your age, gender, and place of birth.
Provide a photocopy of your passport application and visa.
Provide your passport number and date of birth on the form.
Complete and sign a declaration form.
A letter from the Australian Consular Officers of Foreign Countries (ACFIC) stating that they have received your application and will confirm it on your behalf.
A copy of your visa for the purpose of verifying your visa will be attached.
If any of the information on your declaration form is incorrect, you might need to apply again.
Your new passport will then be issued to you.
You’re now free to travel in Australia and your passport will stay with you for your stay.
You may also be able apply for one of the other types of new passports, like a temporary resident or a visitor’s visa.
If that’s the case, the Consular Officer of your chosen destination will contact your consulate or embassy to provide further information about the requirements of the new passport.
What If I Need a New Entry Certificate?
If your visa has expired, you need to make a new application for a replacement visa, called an Australian Visitor’s Visa.
This visa can be issued for up to 6 months if you apply within that period.
You need to bring the document with you to the Consulate/Embassy/Government Branch.
A visa application fee is required for both your new entry visa and your new visa for travel.
The visa application process is very time-consuming and you’ll likely need to take a lot of documents to complete the application.
You won’t be required to sign a statement confirming your new immigration status.
You don’t need to sign anything about your new status or citizenship.
If all the requirements for your new temporary residence permit are met, you are then eligible for an Entry Check Passport.
A full visa will allow you to enter Australia, and your travel documents will be processed at the border.
Your documents will then show up at your Australian Border Force Station (ABFST) and the Australian Government will issue you a new permanent entry permit, called your New Entry Visa.
If everything works out, you’re then free to leave Australia and get a new temporary visa.
For more information on visa applications, contact your visa officer.
For information about renewing your Australian visa, you have three options: renewing an existing visa, applying for new visa or applying for renewal of an existing Visa.
The information in this section is from the 2018 Australian Visa Bulletin.
For a list of other visa and passport services, visit the Visa Services section of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website.
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