Australian High Commission
Canada
Responsibility for Bermuda

Fees for Travel Documents and Notarial Services

Travel Document & Notarial Fees from 1 October 2015

Passports

 

Adult

Senior**

Child***

Standard (32 pages)

CAD $238*

CAD $119

CAD $119

Frequent Traveller (64 pages)

CAD $358

N/A

N/A


Overseas Surcharge****
 
CAD $95 CAD $95 CAD $48

* Includes diplomatic and official passports
** A senior's passport with five-years' validity is available for Australian citizens aged 75 years or over 
*** A child’s passport is for Australian citizens under 18 years of age who have never been married 
**** This surcharge applies to applications lodged overseas.

Lost and Stolen Travel Documents

One document lost or stolen in 5 years

CAD $106

Two documents lost or stolen in 5 years

CAD $238

Three or more documents lost or stolen in 5 years

CAD $476


Other Travel Documents

Observation made after issue of passport

CAD $14

Certificate of Identity

CAD $144

Document of Identity*

CAD $48

UN Travel Document (Titre de Voyage)

CAD $144

* The issue of a Document of Identity is often urgent so would normally also attract the Priority Processing Fee

Priority Processing

Priority Processing Fee

CAD $106

Postage 

Passports and documents (maximum 2 applications)

CAD $14

Separate, immediate return of documents

CAD $14

Notarial Services

Certified Copy (per document)

CAD$29

Authentication (verifying signature on document)
(Note: Only those signatures that are listed in the database can be authenticated)

CAD$19

Uniting document and affixing a seal to the fastening (if necessary)

CAD$19


Preparation and issue of an Apostile
 
CAD$57

Witnessing a signature or seal

CAD$19
 

Preparing a declaration or other document
 

CAD$29

Paperwork to Renew an Australian Driver’s Licence Includes signature witnessing and documentation certification

CAD$48

Issuing a Certificate of No Impediment to Marry
Includes witnessing signature

CAD$86

The fees above apply and are payable under the provisions of the Australian Passports (Application Fees) Act 2005 and the Australian Passports Determination 2008 (No. 1). No GST is payable on the above fees.

Notice: Please ensure that documents relating to the notarial services you require from the Australian Government / High Commission / Consulate, are presented in the correct form and that correct instructions for witnessing any signatures on the document(s).

If you are unsure of the legislative requirements relating to the witnessing of a particular document, you should seek independent legal advice.

Please note, by witnessing a signature on a document neitgher the Australian Government, nor the Australian High Commission / Consulate guarantees the legal effectiveness of document or accuracy of its contents.

Postage and Payment
  • Payments are to be made in Canadian dollars by certified cheque or money order payable to the applicable mission. Cash payments may only be made when lodging an application in person. Credit card facilites (Visa/MasterCard)are available at the High Commission and Consulates using the credit card authorisation form.

  • Unless collected in person, passports and documents are returned by Canada Post registered mail for which the above fees apply.

  • If you prefer, you may provide an express or priority prepaid envelope from Canada Post or prepaid envelope from the courier company of your choice for the return of your documents. Applicants outside of Canada are encourged to provide a prepaid self addressed courier envelope.

  • The application fee is generally non-refundable even if the passport is not issued.

Immediate travel - priority processing fee

For urgent travel, please contact the mission at which you will lodge your application to find out if you are eligible for an Emergency Passport. If you are eligible, your travel document will be ready for collection or dispatch within two working days (48 hours) of receipt of your application and all required documentation. Please note, this service attracts a Priority Processing Fee and special conditions apply.