Dear Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade,
Can you please provide a specific and updated timeline of when the new R series passports are expected to be available and issued for new applications?
Thank you for your recent correspondence dated 12 June 2022.
A specific date for the release of the next generation Australian
passport, the R Series, has not yet been set however it is anticipated to
be this calendar year (2022).
Reviews and Customer Recovery Section
Australian Passport Office
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade