Australian Consulate-General
New York CG, United States of America
Consulate-General address: 150 East 42nd Street, 34th Floor, New York - Telephone: 212 351 6500 - Fax: 212 351 6501

Services for Australians overseas

Emergency assistance

Emergency helpline

24 Hour Consular Emergency Centre: 1300 555 135 within Australia (local call cost) or +61 2 6261 3305 from outside Australia.

Assisting Australians overseas - identifies what we can and can not do to assist you.

DFAT’s Consular Privacy Collection Statement can be accessed at

Travelling or moving overseas

Travel advice and hints

Get the latest travel advisories and other traveller hints from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

On-line registration for Australians overseas

We encourage use of this service by Australians planning to reside overseas for extended periods, and those travelling to locations where there are security risks.


Apply for a passport online

Special requirements when applying for a passport at the Consulate/Embassy in country

Additional instructions for passport applications

Useful links

If you need a Consular Officer to provide certified copies of documents or to witness your signature on a document, you may visit the Consulate between 10am and 12pm on Fridays. No appointment is necessary. Please note that a fee is charged for this service. For an affidavit, you must call us on 212-351-6530 to confirm the Consul will be available to see you.

Voting while overseas

You can find information relating to being overseas at election time on the Australian Electoral Commission’s website

Moving to Australia

Gateway to information about Australian benefits, payments and services 

Taking cats and dogs to Australia

Returning to Australia

Information for Australians or residents returning from a holiday or moving back to Australia

Employment Services