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Washington DC

The Australian Embassy in Washington DC advances Australia's political, security, defence, development, trade, investment and business relationships with the United States.

The Embassy actively promotes Australia’s innovation agenda, international education and tourism sectors, and seeks to further strengthen the close personal ties that exist between the people of our two countries.

Hours of operation: Monday to Friday: 8.30am - 5.00pm

Passports and consular

We provide passport and consular services to Australian citizens in the United States.

Passport Interview hours:  Monday to Friday: 9.00am - 12.00pm and 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Average wait time: 0–30 minutes.  No appointments, walk-in service only.

Visas, immigration and citizenship

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

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.