Summary of current Topics and Key Aspects
Welcome to the Website of the Austrian Embassy in Canberra!
We would like to provide facts and figures about Austria and give an overview regarding the political and cultural life of the alpine republic.
Temporary Closure of Austrian Consulates in Australia and New Zealand
In urgent matters please contact the Embassy in Canberra.
The Austrian Honorary Consulate CAIRNS will be closed from 26 March to 6 April 2015.
The Austrian Honorary Consulate-General BRISBANE will be closed on 7 April, 11 to 29 May 2015 and on 9 June 2015.
Expiry of Child-Entries in the Austrian Passport of a Parent
On 15 June 2012 entries of children in the Austrian passport of a parent automatically expired and every child now requires a separate passport to travel. The validity of the parent's passport is not affected.
more under Passport
Mobile Passport Application
Austrian citizens who are unable to apply for a new passport in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth or Auckland may use these opportunities to submit their passport application:
see also Passport
The mobile passport application unit will be at the:
Honorary Consulate General BRISBANE on Thursday, 16 April 2015.
Working Holiday Visa Agreement with New Zealand
The Working Holiday Scheme for New Zealand nationals has entered into effect on 18 April 2012. Every year a limited number of allotments will be available allowing young people from New Zealand to stay and work in Austria for up to six months. more...