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Australian Consulate-General - San Francisco
Australian Consulate-General / Austrade (www.austrade.gov.au)
Phone: +1 415 644 3620
Fax: +1 415 536 1982
Consular & Passports
Phone: +1 415 644 3620
24-Hour Consular Emergency Centre (Australia) + 1 (888) 239-3501 (from the US)
Email for General Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visas and Immigration
Please note that there is no Visa Agency for travel and immigration to Australia in San Francisco. There is a service to assist people in North America with queries on Australian Immigration, visas and citizenship. For visa enquires please visit www.immi.gov.au or call the Americas Service Centre on +1 613 238 1040 which is located in Canada. Please note that standard call charges to Canada will apply.
The Australian Consulate-General in San Francisco provides consular and passport services to Australian citizens residing or travelling in:
Northern California (north of 36N latitude), Nevada (except Las Vegas), Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming.
Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)
The role of the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) is to advance Australia's international trade, investment, education and tourism interests by providing information, advice and services.
For further information: www.austrade.gov.au
Office Hours and Location
The Australian Consulate-General is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, excluding public holidays. Please see below for times when passport applications can be submitted.
The Australian Consulate-General is located on Market Street, between 1st and 2nd Streets. Montgomery Station is the nearest BART/MUNI Station.
|First child passport||Must lodge in person|
|First adult passport||Must lodge in person|
|Child renewal||Lodge by mail or in person|
|Adult renewal||Lodge by mail or in person|
|Replacement of passport issued before 20/08/1986||Must lodge in person|
|Replacement of lost, stolen or seriously damaged passport||Must lodge in person|
|Replacement of emergency passport or other limited validity travel documents||Must lodge in person|
|First passport since obtaining or resuming Australian citizenship||Must lodge in person|
For Australians Seeking Consular Assistance
The Consular Section offers 24-hour emergency service to Australians who are in distress and/or require urgent consular assistance. If you are an Australian citizen in need of emergency assistance, please call +1 415 644 3620 during normal business hours.
If you require assistance when the Consulate-General is closed such as after hours, on weekends or public holidays, call 24 Hour Consular Emergency Centre at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra toll-free at 1 (888) 239-3501 from any phone in the United States.
Consular officers at the Australian Consulate-General in San Francisco can certify documents and, for limited documents, witness signatures. All State issued documents, which require a signature to be witnessed, must be witnessed by the Consul-General. An appointment is required to witness signatures on State issued documents.
To schedule an appointment, please call +1 415-644-3620 and follow the prompts.
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 - http://www.smartraveller.gov.au