Lodgement of passport applications are by appointment only. One appointment should be booked for each application. Appointments are not required to collect passports. Notarial services including certified copies, witnessing signatures, statutory declarations, affidavits, oaths and affirmations, authentications, apostilles and other notarial services, now require an appointment. Under the Consular Fees Act 1955, fees apply to notarial services. For further information, fees and notarial FAQs, please visit; https://usa.embassy.gov.au/notarial-services. All fees are charged in USD and Visa or Mastercard is the only acceptable form of payment.