The website includes information and links aimed at answering most of the commonly-asked questions about Australia, including on visas and immigration; services for Australian citizens living or travelling abroad; Australian culture; business opportunities; international activities and government services.
Whether you are interested in doing business with or investing in Australia, going on holiday, studying or just learning more about our country, we hope you find this site of use.
News, Updates and Events
Public Holidays Operation 2018-2019
The Embassy will be closed on 31 December 2018 - 2 January 2019,
and will resume its operation on Thursday, 3 January 2019.
For any Consular emergencies (Australian citizens only
), please contact the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre
. Please refer to the Contact us
section of the webiste for a full list of public holidays 2018-2019.
2019 Passport and Notarial Services Fees Increase
From 1 January 2019,
increased passport and notarial services fees will apply:
- 10-year passport for persons aged 16 and over - $293
- 5-year passport for children under 16 years and persons aged 75 and over - $148
- emergency passport overseas - $184
- replacement passport - $184
- adult overseas surcharge - $132
- child overseas surcharge - $64
- certifying a copy of document, witnessing signature- $72
- Apostille/Authentication certifciate- $83
- Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage (CNI)- $146
For more information on passport and notarial services fees please email email@example.com.
Passport Photos- No Glasses
From 1 July 2018
new passport photos must be taken without glasses
. A limited exemption for medical reasons may apply where supported by medical certifciate. Other passport photo standards remain unchanged. For more information please refer to Passport Photo Guidelines
Frequent Traveller Passports
From 1 December 2017
, the Frequent Traveller Passport (FTP) will be discontinued
due to the decrease in the overall demand and as more countries are issuing electronic visas. For more information on replacement passports options please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Did you know that…
… Australia is the fourth largest economy in the Asian region and is the 12th largest economy in the world?
… Australian Indigenous art is the oldest ongoing tradition of art in the world?
… English is Australia’s national language but 300+ languages are spoken in Aussie homes?
Click here to learn more about Australian culture, politics, cuisine, economy and life!
Benefits of an Australian Education
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