Australian Embassy
Serbia, Montenegro, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Services for Australians-Consular Services

Passport and notarial services

Appointments for passport and notarial services can be made via our online booking service:


Appointments cannot be made by telephone or email.

The Australian Embassy can provide the following passport and notarial services.  Fees are applicable for most services:

- Passport applications

- Passport renewals

- Passport collections (no fee)

- Emergency passports (for emergency travel only, and subject to a 48-hour processing period)

- Witnessing of signatures (including for statutory declarations and drivers licence applications/renewals)

- Certifying a copy of a document

- Certificates of Not Impediment to Marriage

- Affidavits

- Apostilles


Payments for Passport and Notary Services (Serbia, Montenegro and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)

All passport and notarial fees can now be paid by credit card at the embassy. You will no longer need to pay in cash in Euros.

Cards that are accepted by the embassy include the Dina Card, Visa, Visa electron, MasterCard and Maestro. All payments will be processed in Serbian Dinars (RSD).

For those not in Serbia, a Credit Card Authorisation Form is attached (FORM).

Appointments for consular and passport services must be made via our online booking system. Appointments cannot be made by telephone or email.


Consular services

It is important to recognise what the Australian Government can and cannot do for Australians overseas:

Australians in need of consular assistance overseas can contact the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on the following telephone numbers:

During Embassy office hours:      +381 11 3303 400 (Belgrade)

Outside Embassy office hours:    +61 2 6261 3305 (Canberra)

                                                                  +61 421 269 080 (SMS)


Consular services in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Our Honorary Consul in Skopje may be able to assist you in case of a consular emergency in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.  His contact details are:

Australian Consulate
Londonska 11 B
Skopje 1000

Tel: +3892 3061 114
Fax: +3892 3061 834

The Australia Consulate in Skopje office hours are from 08:30 to 16:30 Monday to Friday.



For many customers outside of Australia including Serbia the Centrelink free call number (+612 3 6222 3455) is not available. If customers in these countries would like to be called back by Centrelink they should send an email (with their name, customer reference number, telephone numbers and query) or call Centrelink and ask the Customer Service Officer to call back.



The Australian Embassy is aware of the current policy by the Serbian authorities to retain Australian driver\'s licences when applying for a Serbian driver\'s licence. Currently the Serbian Ministry of Interior passes the Australian Driver\'s licences onto the Australian Embassy following processing. If you believe that your driver\'s licence has been handed to the Australian Embassy, following an application for a Serbian driver\'s licence - please contact Australian Driver\'s licences held by the Embassy that reach their expiry date will be destroyed.

Further information on Australian Driver's licence applications.


Personal information provided to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is protected by law, including the Privacy Act 1988. We may collect, use and disclose your personal information, including to overseas recipients where we reasonably believe it is necessary, to provide you with consular assistance. Important information about the privacy of your personal information is contained in our Consular Privacy Collection Statement, which you should read and understand. Copies of the Statement are available at or by requesting a copy from the Department.


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