Australian Consulate-General
New York
United States of America

Consular and services

Consular services

The Australian Consulate-General New York provides a range of consular services. The Australian Consular Services Charter outlines consular services and assistance provided by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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Emergency assistance

If you need immediate help please contact the Australian Government’s 24-hour consular emergency line on +61 2 6261 3305 (from overseas) or on 1300 555 135 (from Australia). Alternatively you can send an SMS to +61 421 269 080.

Access DFAT’s Consular Privacy Collection Statement here.

Notarial services

The Consulate provides notarial services by appointment only between 9.30 – 1pm and 2 – 4pm on Fridays. Fees are charged depending on the service you require, please view the fee schedule here and note that fee increases will apply from 1 January 2017.

US-based applicants can book, reschedule and cancel appointments online via the button below. Non-US based applicants can call us on 212-351-6500 to book an appointment.

Click here to book an appointment

E-3 visas

The United States E-3 visa classification applies exclusively to nationals of Australia and enables them to live and work in the United States in a specialty occupation for up to two years at a time. 

Consulate staff cannot assist Australians with US visa, immigration or citizenship matters.  For information about US visas, immigration or citizenship contact the US Embassy in Canberra or one or the US Consulates-General in Australia, prior to your departure.

If you are already in the US, you should contact US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on +1 800 375 5283, or the Department of State’s Visa Services enquiry line on +1 202 485 7600.

Australia/ US community organisations

American Australian Association

Advance Global Australians

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