Australian Embassy

National Survey 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)

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

For more information on the notarial service fees increase, please visit

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

There are currently no vacancies at the Embassy.

Public Holidays for 2017

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

26 June

Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)*

27 June


28 June


31 August

Eid-al-Adha (Arafat Day)*

03 September


04 September


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.