Australian Embassy
United Arab Emirates

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Australian Embassy, Abu Dhabi

Level 8,  Al Muhairy Centre
Zayed the First Street
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Postal address: PO Box 32711, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 2 401 7500
Fax: +971 2 401 7501
Email: abudhabi.embassy@dfat.gov.au

For visa and citizenship enquiries, see below.

Opening Hours

8.30am to 4pm, Sunday to Thursday 
Closed on Fridays, Saturdays and public holidays listed below.

Passport and notarial services are provided by appointment only between 8.30am and 2pm.  Call or email the Embassy for an appointment.

All visitors to the Embassy will be required to provide photo identification and telephone number to building security on the ground floor before proceeding to Level 8.

 

Australian Consulate-General, Dubai

Level 25, Burjuman Business Tower
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Road
Mankhool, Bur Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Postal address: PO Box 124400, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 508 7100
Fax: +971 4 355 1547
Email: consular.dubai@austrade.gov.au (Consular and Passport enquiries)
Email: dubai@austrade.gov.au (Trade and Investment enquiries) 

*For visa and citizenship enquiries, see below.

Opening Hours

8am to 4pm, Sunday to Thursday
Closed on Fridays, Saturdays and public holidays listed below.

Passport and notarial services are by appointment only between 8.30am and 2pm.  Call or email the Consulate-General for an appointment.

All visitors to the Consulate-General are required to present photo identification and undergo security checks before being granted entry into the Consulate-General.  Electronic gadgets (including, but not limited to, mobile phones, cameras, laptops and tablets), food and beverage are restricted.

Australian Visas, Immigration and Citizenship 

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has a service delivery partner, VFS Global,  that provides visa and citizenship lodgement services throughout nine Australian Visa Application Centres (AVACs) in the region. AVACs offer extended client service hours and you do not need an appointment with them.

Before contacting us, please read our Frequently Asked Questions.

 

VFS Global — Australian Visa Application Centres (AVACs)

Tel: +971 4 205 5900

Email: info.ausdxb@vfshelpline.com

 

VFS Global — AVAC  Abu Dhabi

  Level 25 Shining Tower
  King Khalid Bin Abdel Aziz 26th Street
  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  *Adjacent to Khalidyah Mall.

 

VFS Global — AVAC  Dubai

  3rd Floor WAFI Mall
  Falcon, Phase 2, Umm Hurair 2
  Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 

VFS Global — AVAC  Doha

  3rd Floor (301) Jaidah Square
  Al Matar Street (Airport Road)
  Doha, Qatar​

 

VFS Global — AVAC  Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia (Riyadh, Jeddah, and Al Khobar)

See the VFS website for contact details.

 

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Australian Consulate-General

Level 25 Burjuman Business Tower

Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road

Mankhool, Bur Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Postal Address: P.O. Box 124400, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 508 7200 (9:30am to 12:30pm, Sunday to Wednesday. Outside of these hours, only pre-recorded information is available.)

Fax: +971 4 355 0708
Email: Online Enquiry Form

Open Counter Hours: 9:00am to 11:00am, Thursday

Outside of these hours, by appointment only. To book an appointment, send your request through the Australian Immigration Enquiry Form — United Arab Emirates.

 

After-hours consular emergencies

24-hour consular emergency centre in Canberra

Tel: +61 2 6261 3305

SMS: +61 421 269 080

Website: Getting help overseas

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra

Address
R.G. Casey Building
John McEwen Crescent
Barton ACT 0221 Australia

Tel: +61 2 6261 1111

 

Public Holidays

In 2017, the Australian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Australian Consulate-General in Dubai will be closed for the following public holidays:

 

Sunday 1 January - New Year's Day

Thursday 26 January - Australia Day

Sunday 16 April - Easter Sunday

Monday 17 April - Easter Monday

Sunday 25 June* - Eid Al Fitr

Monday 26 June* - Eid Al Fitr

Tuesday 27 June* - Eid Al Fitr

Sunday 3 September* - Eid Al Adha (in lieu)

Monday 4 September* - Eid Al Adha (in lieu)

Thursday 21 September* - Islamic New Year

Thursday 30 November - Commemoration Day

Sunday 24 December - Christmas Eve

Monday 25 December - Christmas Day

Tuesday 26 December - Boxing Day

 

*Subject to change in line with sighting of the moon