I am an Australian Citizen (also British Citizen, born in the UK) and I am moving back to Australia from the UK. I want to apply for an Australian Passport when I get there. I have my Australian Citizenship Certificate.

Can I just apply at the post office in Australia using the applicable new passport application form ? My Aussie passport expired many years ago, but I have my British Passport, UK Driving Licence, national insurance number and European Health Card as proof of identity.

Will these documents suffice when I apply at the Post Office in Australia ?

closed as unclear what you're asking by Mark Mayo Oct 31 '16 at 3:54

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    Welcome to TSE. When asking a question anywhere on StackExchange, it is best to demonstrate some initial research effort; for example, have you consulted the Apply for a passport page on the Australian Passport Office's website? I encourage you to take the site tour and review the help center for further guidance. – choster Aug 25 '16 at 16:45
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    You may want to apply for your passport before you move to Australia. You wouldn't want any trouble at the border. Australia seems not to require that its citizens use Australian passports to enter, but they do recommend it. Also, the documentary requirements for in-country applications may be harder for you to meet. For example, you can't use your UK license for proof of ID unless you are outside Australia. – phoog Aug 25 '16 at 17:10
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    I have been on the gov.au site & looked at the passports section. The documents required fall into 3 categories, for Applications in Australia & Overseas Applications. Just a bit confusing, as I will be applying in Australia, but don't have the documents required. I do have the documents required for an overseas applicant, but would rather do it in Australia. I don't fancy a trip to the embassy in London for a process that may only take 15 mins or more. I went to Australia in June this year and also 2014 & had no problem getting in on my british passport. Cheers choster and phoog. Thanks. – JAK Aug 25 '16 at 17:49
  • "had no problem getting in on my british passport": Did you tell them you were Australian, and did they accept it? If so you may be fine, but getting in for a visit is not the same as getting in for a permanent move. Did you have an ETA with your UK passport? – phoog Aug 25 '16 at 20:00
  • CLosing as unclear until the OP returns to clarify @phoog's query – Mark Mayo Oct 31 '16 at 3:55