Embassy of Australia
United States of America
Embassy address: 1601 Massachusetts Ave, NW Washington DC 20036 - Telephone: (202) 797 3000 - Fax: (202) 797 3168

Australian Consulate-General - San Francisco 

Contact information

Australian Consulate-General
575 Market Street, Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA, 94105

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: sanfrancisco@austrade.gov.au

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. 



Australian Consulate-General

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.


Passport applications can be submitted between 9:00am and 1:00pm without an appointment. Passport interviews outside 9:00am and 1:00pm require an appointment.

All passport applications must be lodged in person. For child passport applications, one parent must lodge the application in person but the child does not need to attend.

►PASSPORT information


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 information



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.

►NOTARIAL information

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 

The Consulate-General will be observing the following holiday schedule and will be closed on these dates:

Thanksgiving Day   26 November 2015
Day after Thanksgiving Day   27 November 2015
Christmas Day   25 December 2015
Boxing Day   28 December 2015
Additional APS holiday   29 December 2015
New Year’s Day   1 January 2016