About the Australian Embassy in Kuwait
The Australian Embassy in Kuwait offers passport and consular services to Australian citizens living in or visiting Kuwait in addition to a range of notarial services.
Sunday to Thursday, 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Note: Passport application interviews and notarial services are by appointment only.
Head of Mission
The Australian Ambassador to Kuwait is HE Melissa Kelly.
Ms Kelly is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and was most recently First Secretary, Australian Embassy, Riyadh. She has previously served overseas in Jordan and Pakistan.
Ms Kelly speaks Arabic and holds a Master of Laws (International Law) from the Australian National University (2008); a Bachelor of Laws (2003), and a Bachelor of Business (2003) from the Queensland University of Technology.
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The Australian Embassy Kuwait will be closed on the following days in 2023:
|Sunday||1 January||New Year's Day|
|Sunday||26 February||Kuwait Liberation Day|
|Monday||27 February||Kuwait National Day (in lieu)|
|Sunday||09 April||Good Friday (in lieu)|
|Monday||10 April||Easter Monday|
|Sunday||23 April||Eid Al-Fitr*|
|Monday||24 April||Eid Al-Fitr*|
|Tuesday||25 April||Eid Al-Fitr*|
|Wednesday||28 June||Eid Al-Adha*|
|Thursday||29 June||Eid Al-Adha*|
|Sunday||02 July||Eid Al-Adha*|
|Monday||25 December||Christmas Day|
|Tuesday||26 December||Boxing Day|
|Wednesday||27 December||Additional DFAT Holiday|
* Dates for religious holidays depend upon sighting of the moon and may vary from the dates listed above.