Australian Embassy

Australian Passports - Guarantors

Acceptable Guarantor Occupations - Thailand

Guarantor Occupation Groups

An Australian passport applicant's identity must be clearly established and may require a guarantor.

A guarantor may be either:

  • the holder of a current Australian passport with at least two years validity; or
  • the local equivalent of the occupational categories listed below.

Occupational Category

Occupational Category

Accountants to whom the following membership status applies:

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia,
  • Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants
  • National Institute of Accountants
  • Association of Taxation and Management Accountants
  • Registered Tax Agents

Members currently serving in the regular

Australian Defence Force

  • with at least five years continuous service


Members of the Chartered Institute of Company Secretaries in Australia

Barristers, Solicitors and Patent Attorneys


Bank Managers

except managers of bank travel centres

Police Officers

  • with at least 5 years continuous service

Chartered Professional Engineers

Postal Managers

Clerk of Courts

Public Servants

  • current full-time employees of Commonwealth, State, territory or local Governments or Statutory Authorities
  • who have been employed continuously for at least 5 years by their current employer

Clerk of Petty Sessions

Registered Medical Practitioners


Registered Nurses

Elected Representatives of:

  • Federal Parliaments
  • State Parliaments
  • Territory Parliaments
  • Legislative Assembly of Norfolk Island
  • Municipal or Shire Councils

Registered Veterinary Surgeons

Holders of Statutory Offices for which an annual salary is payable



Stipendiary Magistrates

Marriage Celebrants


  • full time and who have been teaching for more than 5 years at schools or tertiary institutions