Australian Consulate-General, Chicago

Chicago and the Midwest region of the United States is a dominant global centre of agribusiness as well as food technology and processing. It is the powerhouse of US manufacturing and the primary global hub for financial derivatives.  The Consulate-General in Chicago supports and promotes two-way engagement across all these sectors, particularly where innovative advances are mutually beneficial, and facilitates US investment into Australia.

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Hours of operation: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. See the list of Public Holidays and office closures.
Telephone: +1 (312) 419-1480
Fax: +1 (312) 419 1499
Location: Australian Consulate-General
123 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1330
Chicago, IL, 60606


We provide passport services to Australian citizens, strictly on an appointment basis. Please make your appointment online.

Appointments are available up to 90 days in advance.  New appointments are opened each day.  If there are no appointments available before your travel date, please email for assistance and include a copy of your tickets. 


Outside business hours, Australians requiring emergency consular assistance can call the 24-hour consular emergency helpline free from the US on +61 2 6261 3305 or SMS +61 421 269 080. During business hours, Australians in the United States requiring consular assistance should contact your nearest Australian mission.

Australian visas, immigration, customs and citizenship

Please visit the Department of Home Affairs website or call the Global Service Centre in Australia on +61 2 6196 0196. The Consulate-General is unable to provide information on visas, immigration, customs or citizenship.