Australian High Commission
New Zealand

Checklist for Child PC8 Application

 Child PC8 Passport Application check list

 1. Did you complete and print the application form (PC8) from the Australian Passport Office website

 2. Did you check the current home address, contact phone number and email address on the form are valid and correct 

 3. Are the biodata details correct on the application form? (Name, Place of Birth, Country of Birth, Date of Birth and Sex) 

 4. Did you include a minimum of two passport photos? 

 5. Do the photos meet the photo guidelines?

 6. Did the guarantor endorse the back of one photo in black ink pen? 

 7. Did both parents include clear photocopies of their proof of identity showing name, photo, signature and current address?

 8. *Are both parents’ names the same as how they appear on the child’s birth certificate?

 9. Did the guarantor complete and sign section 11?

 10. Did both parents complete and sign section 15 (declaration and consent)? 

 11. Did one parent (or person with parental responsibility for the applicant) sign Section 17?

 12. If the child is aged 10, did they sign Section 18?  

 13. Check all signatures are within six months of mailing the application

 14. Check all signatures are within the signature box

 15. Did you complete the payment authorisation form?

*authorisation form will have a reminder to enclose courier bag

 16. Check the form is printed in full and no parts of the form are cut short. Before posting your child PC8

Application form, please review this checklist  

17. Provide a New Zealand Post signature required self-addressed courier bag for the return of your new



* If the current names of either parent are different from those on the birth certificate, please include certified copies of documents that explain the change of name.