Australian High Commission
Kingdom of Tonga


Consular Servies charter

We only provide consular services to Australian permanent residents in the event of a crisis overseas. This may include government-assisted evacuations when provided to Australian citizens.

The Consular Services Charter outlines the consular services and assistance provided by the Australian Government. In some circumstances, our assistance may be limited.

If you’re a dual national, we will only be able to assist you in your country of other nationality in exceptional circumstances.

COVID-19 Repatriations

If you are an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident in Tonga and wish to leave, you can register your interest with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade COVID-19 Portal to receive information on future opportunities to return home.

Passports and Notarials

Notarial services are legal acts which allow a written record to be used for official or legal purposes. This includes using a document in a court of law. The Australian High Commission in Nuku’alofa can provide some notarial services on a fee-for-service basis.

Australian passport applications can be lodged at the Australian High Commission Nuku’alofa.

The fees as of April 2021 -

Passport Type

Local Fee TOP

Adult Ordinary Passport

TOP 746

Child Ordinary Passport

TOP 373

Senior Ordinary Passport

TOP 491

Document of Identity

TOP 135

Certificate of Identity

TOP 324

Observation Made After Issue of Passport

TOP 26

Emergency Passport

TOP 324

Replacement of Passport

TOP 324

Priority Processing - Two days turn around

TOP 377

The fees as of January 2021 –


Local Fee

Administering an oath or receiving a declaration or affirmation

TOP 113

Effecting, or attempting to effect, service of a document and issuing a certificate or affidavit of service or attempted service of a document

TOP 113

Witnessing a signature or seal on a form or declaration

TOP 113

Preparing a declaration or other document

TOP 113

Verifying and certifying a copy of a document or part of a document

TOP 113

Signing a document, or affixing a seal to a document or other article

TOP 113

Witnessing the execution of a will

TOP 113

Transmitting a document or other article through official channels

TOP 113

Transferring funds through official accounts, other than for the purposes of the realisation of a deceased estate

TOP 113

Preparation and issue of an Apostille certificate

TOP 130

Preparation and issue of an Authentication certificate

TOP 130

Preparation and issue of a Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage

TOP 230