Australian Permanent Mission and Consulate-General
Geneva, Switzerland
Address: Chemin des Fins 2, Case Postale 102, 1211 Geneva 19 - Telephone: 022 799 9100 - Fax: 022 799 9178

Services for Australians Overseas

Australian Consulate-General

Monday - Friday, 9.00 to 17.00

For Australian Passports and Consular Services, please call for an appointment between 9.00 am to 12.00 pm.

Contact Details
Ph. +41 (0) 22 799 9100
Fax. +41 (0) 22 799 9178

Honorary Consul Zurich

Mr Alexander Kaiser

Thursdays 15.00 to 18.00 (by appointment only)
To make an appointment with the Honorary Consul for a passport interview, please contact the Consular Section, Australian Consulate-General in Geneva on +41 22 799 9100 between 9.00 am and 12.00 pm, Monday – Friday. The Honorary Consul cannot provide the same range of consular services provided by the Consulate-General in Geneva. For all notarial services, such as legalising documents, please contact the Consulate-General.

Emergency out of hours contact details:

For emergencies out of office hours please call +41 (0) 22 799 9100 – the recorded message will give instructions on connecting to the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra on a toll-free number

Consular Privacy Collection Statement

Personal information provided to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is protected by law, including the Privacy Act 1988. We may collect, use and disclose your personal information, including to overseas recipients where we reasonably believe it is necessary, to provide you with consular assistance. Important information about the privacy of your personal information is contained in our Consular Privacy Collection Statement, which you should read and understand. Copies of the Statement are available at or by requesting a copy from the Department.

What we can and cannot do

Assisting Australians overseas.



 Travel Information for Australians

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On-line registration for Australians overseas

All Australians travelling overseas for tourism and business, for short or long stays are encouraged to register online with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.  




How to apply for or renew your Australian passport in Switzerland.



Visas and Immigration to Australia

How to apply for an Australian visa.



Visas and Immigration to Papua New Guinea

How to apply for a visa for Papua New Guinea



Living in Switzerland

The Australian Consulate General in Geneva provides the following services.

Australian Citizenship / Registration of Births

Federal and State Elections

Marriage of Australian Citizens in Switzerland

Marriage in Australia - Notice of intended Marriage Form

Legal Processes – Notarial Services (including fees)

Social Welfare (including Pensions and Centrelink)

Services for Anzac Day and Remembrance Day



Other useful information

How to obtain a Police and Character Clearance Report for Australia

International Driving Permit Authorities in Australia

Australian Driving License Authorities

Australian Tax Office

Getting an Australian Tax File Number

General Information about Australia



Former Residents

A gateway to information about Australian benefits, payments and services.




Returning to Australia

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

Taking cats and dogs to Australia.



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