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San Francisco

The San Francisco Bay Area is at the centre of global technology and innovation. The Australian Consulate-General in San Francisco focuses on investment attraction in key areas including digitech, cyber security, agritech and clean energy. Australian start-ups and entrepreneurs looking to access the Bay Area ecosystem can apply to participate in the Austrade-managed Landing Pad.


Hours of operation: 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. See the list of Public Holidays and office closures.
Telephone: +1 (415) 644 3620
Fax: +1 (415) 536 1982
Location: Australian Consulate-General
575 Market Street, Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA, 94105

Australian Federal Election - Saturday 18 May 2019

The Consulate will be offering in-person early voting from Monday 6 May 2019 until Friday 17 May 2019, provided ballot papers have been received in San Francisco
From Monday 6 May 2019 until Thursday 16 May 2019, voting will be available weekdays (only) between 9am and 4.00pm. On Friday 17 May 2019, voting will be available between 9am and 3pm.
Please note that in-person voting will not be available in San Francisco on election day, as the polls will have already closed in Australia.


We provide passport services to Australian citizens in the United States. No appointments, walk-in service only.
Passport Interview hours: Monday to Friday: 9.00am - 1.00pm.
Average wait time: 0–32 minutes.


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.

Stay connected

Connect with Australians in the San Francisco area and find out more about local events via the San Francisco Aussies website, Facebook, and Twitter. Consider also joining the Aussie Founders Network - a member-driven community of Australian founders, investors and industry advisors.

Current Events

The Embassy and Consulate-Generals often partner with organisations and institutions to promote Australia's footprint across the US and celebrate the 'Mateship' between our two countries. For more information on past events and current events in our other jurisdictions please visit our Events page.