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Eritrea - Apply for a new passport

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  • When an application for a passport is received
  • Verification is made in the registries that exist in Asmara as to whether the individual has completed national military service.
  • After verification passport will be ready in six weeks

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Required Documents[edit]

  • A complete application form (Original form should be obtained by contacting the Consulate)
  • Two passport size photographs (both ears clearly visible on white background )
  • Copy of Eritrean ID (Both sides)
  • Deposit slip clearly showing the amount deposited
  • A self addressed prepaid registered envelope

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Consulate of state of Eritrea to Australia and New Zealand
High Point Shopping Center
Suite 8 Level 4
120-200 Rosamond Road
Maribyrnong , Vic 3032
Phone: (61) (03) 9318 3300
(61) (03) 9318 1303
Fax:(61) (03) 9318 3344
E-mail: eritrean.consulate

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All citizens of Eritrea are eligible for a passport


Adults AUD 270.00
Underage AUD 140.00


Machine-readable passports issued from the end of 2011 would be valid for five year

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

Approximately 6 weeks

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
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Eritreans residing abroad who renew their passports at an embassy are required to pay "the passport fee, any 2% income tax in arrears (tax on income generated in the host country),as well as any other fee that was imposed by the ruling party (national defense fee, adopt-a-martyr fee, fight-the-sanction-fee, etc.)

Passports can be obtained through embassies and consulates with the payment of fees and taxes as well as the completion of a form for military deserters or objectors

Required Information[edit]

  • Applicant name
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Address
  • Parents name and address

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Need for the Document[edit]

Passports are issued by the Ministry of Internal Affairs for a five-year period and can be renewed multiple times by the Ministry or by an embassy or consulate abroad. Citizens are not issued passports prior to completion of military service.

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

  • used for identification
  • used as a proof of citizenship

External Links[edit]

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