Coronavirus (COVID-19): Embassy Operations
The Embassy's working hours remain from 8 am to 4 pm Sunday to Thursday (except public holidays).
If you have a consular enquiry, please email the Embassy on [email protected] . This email address is monitored daily and regularly. If you have an urgent consular issue, please call the Embassy on 22322422 and follow the prompts.
Passport and Notarial Services
IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING NOTARIAL SERVICES
Appointments for notarial services can be booked via this link (https://kuwait.embassy.gov.au/kuwt/Notarial_Services.html). It is your responsibility to confirm notarial service requirements with the relevant authorities before making an appointment. You may be asked to provide supporting documentation from the requesting authority before an appointment is confirmed.
Passport appointments can be made through the following link (https://kuwait.embassy.gov.au/kuwt/Passports.html)
Please be aware visitors will be required to wear a mask covering the mouth and nose and undergo health screening to enter the Embassy.
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Please see below COVID-19 information for travellers.
About the Australian Embassy in Kuwait
Head of Mission
The Australian Ambassador to Kuwait is His Excellency Jonathan Gilbert.
Contact information and opening hours
Dar Al-Awadi Complex (Level 12)
Ahmad Al-Jaber St.
General line: +965 2232 2422
General fax: +965 2232 2430
General opening hours : 8:00 am to 4:00 pm from Sunday to Thursday
Please click here for more information on contact details of the visa and migration.
Please click here for more information on contact details of Passport services.
Please click here for more information on Consular services.
Employment at the Australian Embassy
Current vacancies can be viewed here.
Public Holidays for 2021
The Australian Embassy Kuwait will be closed to observe the following public holidays in 2021:
|3 January||New Year's Day (in lieu)|
|25 February||Kuwait National Day|
|28 February||Kuwait Liberation Day (in lieu)|
|1 April||Good Friday (in lieu)|
|4 April||Easter Sunday|
|12 May||Eid Al-Fitr*|
|13 May||Eid Al-Fitr*|
|20 July||Eid Al-Adha*|
|21 July||Eid Al-Adha*|
|22 July||Eid Al-Adha*|
|8 August||Islamic New Year*|
|23 December||Christmas Day (in lieu)|
|26 December||Boxing Day|
|27 December||Additional DFAT Holiday|
* These dates will be observed by the Australian Embassy Kuwait and may not align with the dates announced by the Government of Kuwait.