Australian Embassy

Services for Australians

Voluntary postal plebiscite on same-sex marriage

The Australian Government will proceed with the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey of all Australians on the Commonwealth Electoral Roll. Instructions on survey participation will be published on the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS):

Australians must be correctly enrolled with the Australian Electoral Commission before 24 August 2017 to participate. For information on registering as an overseas voter: To check your current electoral enrolment:

Monitor the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Australian Embassy in Berlin website for updates.  If you have an enquiry, please contact the ABS directly: +61 2 6252 52 62. Charges apply.

Services for Australians Overseas

Contact details Australian Embassy Berlin and Australian Consulate-General Frankfurt

Book an appointment for passport interviews or notarial services

Assisting Australians overseas

Travel information for Australians

Living in Germany

Former residents

Customs and Quarantine




Contact details

Australian Embassy
Wallstraße 76-79
10179 Berlin
Tel: +49 30 88 00 88 0
Fax: +49 30 88 00 88 210

Opening hours: Mon-Thu 8.30-17.00hrs, Fri 8.30-16.15hrs.
Passport application interviews: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 am - 12.00pm
Notarial services: Wednesday 09:00 - 12pm. Applications for CNIs and apostilles can additionally be submitted daily between 09-09.20am.


Australian Consulate-General
Main Tower, 28th Floor
Neue Mainzer Str. 52-58
60311 Frankfurt
Tel: +49 69 90558 0
Fax:+49 69 90558 119

Opening hours: Mon-Thu 9.00-16.30hrs, Fri 9.00-16.00hrs
Passport application interviews: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 am - 12.00pm
Notarial services: Tuesday 09:00 - 12pm.



What we can and cannot do

Assisting Australians overseas within limits.

For consular assistance outside the above opening hours, please phone: Consular Emergency Centre (24h): 0800 182 0661 

Consular Privacy Collection Statement 

Travel information for Australians

Get the latest travel advisories and other traveller hints from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

We encourage use of this online registration service by Australians planning to reside overseas for extended periods, and those travelling to locations where there are security risks.

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has released its first State of Play report providing a great level of detail on consular statistics, particular case types and trends in the consular case load.

Living in Germany


Former residents

A gateway to information about Australian benefits, payments and services 

Customs and Quarantine

Handy information for Australians or residents returning from a holiday or moving back to Australia.

The Australian Customs Service has full information about taking goods into Australia inlcuding duty free, household goods and cars.

There are strict quarantine regulations for taking any food, plant material or animal products into Australia.

For information on bringing medicines into Australia, please visit the Therapeutic Goods Administration website.