Australian Consulate-General, New York

Welcome to the Australian Consulate-General, New York.  The Consulate-General promotes Australia’s interests in the Northeastern United States and provides consular, passport and notarial services to Australians located in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, Ohio, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. 

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Contact

Hours of operation: 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday. See the list of Public Holidays and office closures.

Telephone: +1 (212) 351 6500
Fax: +1 (212) 351 6501
Address: 150 E 42nd St (34th Floor), New York, NY, 10017

For all enquiries regarding business, government affairs, sports, arts and cultural diplomacy, please contact the Public Diplomacy team: nycg.pd@dfat.gov.au.

Our consular network provides assistance to Australians living in other parts of the United States.

Visiting our office

Building requirements to observe when you visit the Consulate:

  • You must have an appointment confirmed in advance to visit our office.
  • If you have a fever, cough or any COVID-19 symptoms, please reschedule your appointment.  
  • Please do not attend our offices if you are ill or if you have had recent exposure to someone who is ill.
  • Please do not bring individuals to your appointment who are not required to attend.  If you are applying for a child passport, both parents are welcome to attend. 
  • Please arrive as close to your appointment time as possible (and not prior) to allow for appropriate social distancing in our reception area.

Passports

In-person services are by appointment only.  Please make your appointment online.  Appointments can be scheduled up to 2 months in advance and are opened on a daily basis.  

For more information on whether you can apply by mail and how to prepare your application, please visit Passports | Australia in the USA (embassy.gov.au).

If there are no appointments available and you require an emergency passport appointment, please email nycg.passports@dfat.gov.au for assistance.  You will need to provide evidence of the emergency (e.g. airline tickets, a letter from your employer or immigration notification). 

Notarial Services

Please see our notarial services page for information on the services we provide.

Consular Assistance

The Australian Government will do what it can to help Australians in difficulty overseas, but in some circumstances, our assistance may be limited. The Consular Services Charter outlines the consular assistance provided by the Australian Government.  

If you require assistance during business hours (9am-5pm) Monday to Friday, you can email us at consular.newyork@dfat.gov.au.  If you require emergency consular assistance outside of business hours, you can call the Consular Emergency Centre, which is operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on +61 2 6261 3305 or SMS +61 421 269 080. 

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.