Australia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Designated Competent Authority(ies):

The Secretary to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Commonwealth of Australia

Australian Embassies, High Commissions and Consulate (except Consulates headed by an Honorary Consul) are empowered
to issue Apostilles on Australian public documents

Within Australia, the Australian Passport Office in capital cities issues Apostilles

Contact details:

Address: R.G. Casey Building
John McEwen Crescent
Barton, ACT 0221
Telephone: +61 (2) 6261 1111
Fax: +61 (2) 6261 3111
E-mail: N.A.
Language of communication: English
General website (see also “Practical Information”):

Practical Information:

Please note that from 13 October 2014, certificates issued by Australia contain four letters followed by the next sequential number. Previously certificates were issued with an alphanumeric containing only one letter and four numbers.
The price for an apostille may be subject to annual increase effective 1 January.

Price: $84 Australian dollars (effective in 2020)
Useful Links:
Regional offices
Australian embassies and consulates

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