Australian Embassy
Kuwait

Services for Australians

 

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The Embassy is open from 8:00am to 4:00pm, Sunday to Thursday, except for public holidays. If you are an Australian citizen in urgent need of assistance when the Embassy is closed, please call 2232 2422 and follow the prompts.

In order to be granted access to the Embassy you will need to bring a valid government issued identification (that is an Australian passport or an Australian driver’s licence). There are no exceptions to this policy.

Consular Assistance: what we can and cannot do

The Consular Services Charter outlines the consular services and assistance that are provided by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. There will be circumstances in which our ability to provide consular support may be limited. These circumstances are outlined in this document.

The Australian Embassy in Kuwait has consular responsibility for Australians in Kuwait only. 

Notarial Services

The Australian Embassy in Kuwait works on an appointment basis for notarial services and passport applications. Please note the Embassy only takes appointments between 9.00 am and 12.00 pm.

To make an appointment, please click here Book an appointment with Australian Embassy Kuwait Online Booking using SetMore

Request Letters to Obtain Police Clearance Certificates from Kuwait for the Purpose of Returning to Australia

Effective 1 May 2019, the Australian Embassy will no longer issue request letters for police clearance certificates from Kuwait for Australians returning to Australia. Australian citizens are requested to download the letter in the link below and present it to the Kuwaiti authorities.

Letter for Australians to Obtain a Police Clearance from Kuwait

For more information on the notarial services offered by the Embassy, please visit http://kuwait.embassy.gov.au/kuwt/Notarial_Services.html