Australian Embassy
Kuwait

Important News:

As of 1 January 2017, fees for passports and notarial services will increase annually in line with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Other than notarial fees, Australia does not charge for consular assistance provided for Australians.

For more information on the passport fees increase, please visit https://www.passports.gov.au/news/Pages/passport-fees-2017.aspx

For more information on the notarial service fees increase, please visit http://dfat.gov.au/news/media-releases/Pages/notarial-service-fees-to-increase-from-1-january-2017.aspx

About the Australian Embassy in Kuwait

 

Head of Mission

The Australian Ambassador to Kuwait is His Excellency Mr Warren Hauck.

Contact information and opening hours

Dar Al-Awadi Complex (Level 12)
Ahmad Al-Jaber St.
Sharq, Kuwait
General line: +965 2232 2422
General fax:  +965 2232 2430
General opening hours : 8:00 am to 4:00 pm from Sunday to Thursday
Location map

Visa services

Please click here for more information on contact details of the visa and migration.

Passport services

Please click here for more information on contact details of Passport services.

Consular services

Please click here for more information on Consular services.

Employment at the Australian Embassy

The Embassy is looking for an Administrative and Consular/Passports Assistant (LE3). Closing date for applications is 31 January 2017. Click here for more information.

Public Holidays for 2017

The Australian Embassy Kuwait will be closed to observe the following public holidays in 2017:

01 January

New Year's Day

26 February

Kuwait National Day

16 April

Easter Sunday

17 April

Easter Monday

26 June

Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)*

27 June

Eid-al-Fitr*

28 June

Eid-al-Fitr*

31 August

Eid-al-Adha (Arafat Day)*

03 September

Eid-al-Adha*

04 September

Eid-al-Adha*

21 September

Islamic New Year

24 December

Christmas Eve

25 December

Christmas Day

26 December

Boxing Day

* These dates are subject to change depending on the sighting on the moon, in accordance with the Hijri calendar.