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 December 19, 2016 to January 12, 2017.
The Austrian Honorary Consulate MELBOURNE will be closed from December 14, 2016 to January 17, 2017.
The Austrian Honorary Consulate AUCKLAND will be closed from December 23, 2016 to January 13, 2017.
The Austrian Honorary Consulate HOBART will be closed from 11 to 18 November 2016 and from December 20, 2016 to January 9, 2017.
The Austrian Honorary Consulate General SYDNEY will be closed on 26 and 27 December 2016 and on 2 January 2017.
The Austrian Honorary Consulate ADELAIDE will be closed from December 20, 2016 to January 16, 2017.
The Austrian Honorary Consulate CHRISTCHURCH will be closed from 17 to 23 December 2016 and from 28 December 2016 to 8 January 2017.
The Austrian Honorary Consulate General BRISBANE will be closed from December 20, 2016 to January 9, 2017 and from January 24 to February 13, 2017.
The Austrian Honorary Consulate PERTH will be closed from December 22, 2016 to January 13, 2017.
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, Adelaide, 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 the 20th and 21st of FEBRUARY 2017.
For appointments please contact the Austrian Embassy in Canberra.
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...