Australian Consulate-General
Noumea, New Caledonia
French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna

Australian passport and notarial services in French Polynesia – Visit to Papeete


The Australian Consulate-General in Noumea will be visiting French Polynesia to offer consular services (passport and notarial services).


Consular services will be by appointment only on Tuesday 5 February 2019 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.


Appointments will be held at the Australian Consulate in Papeete, Tahiti (Petropol Central Office, Papeava Port Zone). 


Please check the website of the Australian Consulate-General in Noumea for information on:

- Passport Services (including fees and requirements regarding in-person lodgement and original supporting documents), and

Notarial Services  (including fees and our recommendation to check with the relevant Australian authority whether there are local options such as a foreign citizen who holds a particular title or occupation e.g. notary public, lawyer, police officer, etc. who may be accepted as a witness).


Please note the following requirements apply at the time of the appointment:

  • fees will need to be paid in cash (XPF) and to the exact amount,
  • For passport applicants, the new passport and the current passport (if not already expired), will be returned by courier mail with mailing fees to be paid on arrival in French Polynesia by applicants.


We strongly recommend that you contact the Australian Consulate-General in Noumea in advance of this visit, to discuss your needs and that you scan us documents (including full passport applications along with supporting documents) so that we can confirm if an appointment can be organised for the relevant consular service.


To make an appointment for passport and/or notarial services, please contact the consulate at

Welcome to the Australian Consulate-General in New Caledonia


The Australian Consulate-General in Noumea is Australia’s official diplomatic mission in New Caledonia. The Consul-General is also accredited to French Polynesia and Wallis and Futuna and is the representative to the Pacific Community (SPC).

Opening hours are from 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

Passports Services - All Australian passport applications lodged overseas must be lodged in person and additional overseas fees apply. 

Visa for Australia? French nationals with a valid French passport are generally eligible to apply for an eVisitor Visa online.


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