Australian Embassy
United Arab Emirates
Also accredited to Qatar

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Australian Embassy, Abu Dhabi

8th Floor
Al Muhairy Centre
Zayed the First Street
Abu Dhabi

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

Opening Hours

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

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

There will be no change to opening hours or appointment times at the Embassy in Abu Dhabi during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

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 the 8th floor.

Consular and Passport assistance for Australians in Qatar

Australian Consulate-General, Dubai

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

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

Location Map

Consular and Passports (Consular Services, Australian Passports, Notarial Services)
Tel: +971 4 508 7100
Fax: +971 4 355 1547
Email: consular.dubai@austrade.gov.au

Austrade (Trade, Investment, Education)
Tel: +971 4 508 7100
Fax: +971 4 355 1547
Email: dubai@austrade.gov.au

Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIPB) (Visas, Immigration and Citizenship)
Tel: +971 4 508 7200
Fax: +971 4 355 0708
Email: Online Enquiry Form

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. Call or email the Consular and Passports Section of the Consulate-General for an appointment.

Appointment times at the Consulate-General in Dubai during the Holy Month of Ramadan:

Date Passport and notarial appointment times
6 June - 19 June 8.30am to 12.30pm
20 June to 30 June 8.30am to 12pm
3 July to 5 July 8.30am to 12.30pm

Public Holidays

The following public holidays will be observed by the Australian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Australian Consulate-General in Dubai:

Wednesday 6 July 2016 - Eid Al Fitr*

Thursday 7 July 2016 - Eid Al Fitr*

Sunday 11 September 2016 - Eid Al Adha*

Monday 12 September 2016 - Eid Al Adha*

Tuesday 13 September 2016 - Eid Al Adha*

Sunday 2 October 2016 - Islamic New Year

Sunday 25 December 2016 to Thursday 29 December - Christmas

* Subject to change in line with the sighting of the moon 

Visas, Immigration and Citizenship

Australian Visa Application Centres (AVACs) – VFS Global

Visa, immigration and citizenship services are by appointment only.

Abu Dhabi

Level 25 Shining Tower
King Khalid Bin Abdel Aziz 26th Street
Abu Dhabi, UAE
(Adjacent to Khalidyah Mall)

Dubai

3rd Floor WAFI Mall
Falcon, Phase 2, Umm Hurair 2
Dubai, UAE

Doha

3rd Floor, Jaidah Square
Al Matar Street
Old Airport Road
Doha, Qatar​

Tel: +971 4 205 5900
Email: info.ausdxb@vfshelpline.com

Smartraveller

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