Australian Embassy
United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi Appointments

The health and safety of Australians overseas is our highest priority.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all visitors to the Embassy must have an appointment. Visitors must present proof of vaccination and a recent (within 14 days) negative PCR test or a Green Pass on the Al Hosn application. Those that have not been vaccinated are required to present a negative PCR test, taken within 7 days.

To book an appointment, please visit

If you are an Australian and you have an emergency outside of Embassy business hours, please contact the Consular Emergency Centre, Canberra (Australia): +61 2 6261 3305

Passport and notarial services are provided by appointment only.  Clients without an appointment will only be seen in exceptional circumstances. Please visit to book an appointment.

All visitors to the Embassy will be required to provide photo identification and a telephone number to building security on the ground floor before proceeding to Level 16.

Booking Policy

Clients should arrive 5 minutes prior to appointments for security screening. If you arrive late for your appointment, you may need to reschedule to when an officer is available.

Why appointments?

The Australian Embassy Abu Dhabi introduced passport and notarial appointments for the following reasons:

  • To provide better service to clients by reducing wait times
  • To balance the demand for our services throughout the week
  • To deliver passport and notarial services with efficiency 

Appointments are available for the following services:

  • Passport applications – For information, click here.
  • Notarial services – For information, click here.

The Consular and Passports Office does not accept or process applications for Australian visas and Australian citizenship. For information on these services, click here.


Fees are payable only by credit/debit card (Mastercard/Visa) in UAE dirhams. For the current fees, click here.

Privacy Policy

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) uses third-party software supplied by Setmore to manage the Consulate’s appointments. Your personal information (including your name and contact details) will be collected by DFAT via Setmore to book your appointment and for related purposes. By proceeding with this booking, you are consenting to the collection of this information by Setmore on DFAT's behalf for these purposes. If this information is not collected, DFAT's ability to arrange your appointment will be limited. Your personal information will be handled by Setmore in accordance with Setmore's Privacy Policy and by DFAT in accordance with DFAT's Privacy Policy.


The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is not responsible for any loss or damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the online appointment booking system. DFAT reserves the right to omit, suspend, or edit all information and/or services provided at any time in its sole discretion without giving any reason or prior notice. You are responsible for keeping apprised of all information and/or services provided in this booking system.