Australian High Commission
United Kingdom

Welcome

The Australian High Commission in responsible for advancing Australia’s interests in the United Kingdom. The High Commissioner for Australia is His Excellency the Honourable George Brandis QC, and you can read more from the High Commissioner here.

If you are an Australian in need of assistance, the Australian Government provides emergency 24-hour consular assistance at the numbers below:

+61 2 6261 3305 from overseas, 1300 555 135 from within Australia and +61 421 269 080 for SMS

Bushfire Relief and Recovery

Australia sincerely thanks everyone who has contacted us to offer messages of support, condolence and solidarity around recent bushfires. For further information about the current bushfire situation, donating to bushfire relief, UK fundraisers, and offers of assistance, please click here.

Under changes made to the Working Holidaymaker Visa, young Britons on a working holiday in Australia can get involved with bushfire recovery and stay longer. To find out more, read the latest update from Minister Birmingham here.

Media Centre

Access the latest information from across the Australian Government, including from the High Commissioner, through our Media Centre. Click here to learn more.

Services

Visas, Migration and Citizenship 

Find out about Australian Visas, immigration and citizenship

+61 2 6196 0196  Global Service Centre - open UK and EU business hours

Legalising Documents

Find out about witnessing signatures, certifying documents, property sales, mortgages, land transfers, apostilles and other notarial acts

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Email: consular.lhlh@dfat.gov.au

Please consult the information on the above link first before calling - Phone: 020 7887 5777 (call back service only)

Passports

Australian Passport Office — Submitting a passport application in the United Kingdom

Consular

Services for Australians in the United Kingdom, including consular assistance

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Voting in Federal Elections

For the most up to date information on voting arrangements, including checking your enrolment

Recruitment

Employment Opportunities at the High Commission

Events

ANZAC Day

Royal Events

Contact Us

High Commission contact details

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