Australian Consulate-General - Chicago
Welcome to the webpage of the Australian Consulate-General in Chicago. The Consulate-General covers eleven states across the Midwest; Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Below you will find helpful information and links about us and the services that we provide.
123 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1330
Chicago, IL 60606
General: 1 312 419 1480
From Australia: +1 312 419 1480
Australian Trade Commission: 1 312 374 9401
24-hour Consular Emergency Centre
(Australia): 1 888 239 3501
Visas and Immigration: 1 613 238 1040
General: 1 312 419 1499
Australian Trade Commission: 1 312 578 0372
General enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Consulate is open from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm Monday through Friday, excluding public holidays.
For all information regarding applying for an Australian passport in the United States, please visit http://usa.embassy.gov.au/whwh/PassportsUS.html.
Passports and notarial acts are by appointment only in Chicago and can be scheduled by calling +1-312-419-1480.
The Consulate-General in Chicago will observe the following public holidays in 2016:
Friday 1 January New Year's Day
Monday 15 February President's Day
Friday 25 March Good Friday
Monday 28 March Easter Monday
Monday 30 May Memorial Day
Monday 13 June Queen's Birthday
Monday 4 July Independence Day
Monday 5 September Labour Day
Monday 10 October Columbus Day
Thursday 24 November Thanksgiving Day
Friday 25 November Day After Thanksgiving
Monday 26 December Boxing Day
Tuesday 27 December Christmas Day (In lieu of 25 December)
Wednesday 28 December Additional DFAT Holiday
Immigration, Visas & Citizenship
Please note that there is no Visa Agency for travel and immigration to Australia in Chicago.
The office providing assistance to people in North America with queries on Australian immigration, visas and citizenship is located in Canada and can be contacted on 1 613 238 1040. Please note, standard call charges to Canada will apply.
You can also send your query by email to: http://www.immi.gov.au/contacts/forms/americas/
You can also visit the website of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship at the Australian Embassy in Washington http://www.usa.embassy.gov.au/whwh/DIAC_ContactCentre.html
Australians in the USA
To keep up to date with Australian news and events in Chicago and the Midwest United States please subscribe to our online newsletter by emailing us at email@example.com.
We encourage Australians currently visiting or residing (or planning to visit or reside) in the USA to register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's Smartraveller website.
Australian Trade Commission
The Australian Trade Commission is the agency of the Federal Government dedicated to helping Australian exporters take their goods and services into overseas markets. Austrade also works to attract overseas investment for Australian enterprises and to help Australian companies make export related investments overseas.
Australian Trade Commission
For more information on please visit the Australian Trade Commission website