Australian Embassy

Latest News

Recent Data Breaches

Medibank Private has advised the Australian Passport Office (APO) that no Australian Travel Document information was compromised in this breach. Read more.

Victorian State Election

The Victorian State Election will take place on Saturday 26 November 2022. All eligible Victorians on the electoral roll are required to vote. Follow this link for more information.


Australia delivers a further 4.2m COVID-19 vaccine doses to Vietnam, 24 October 2022

Australia has delivered a further 4.2 million Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine doses to Vietnam through an agreement with UNICEF and in partnership with Vietnam's Ministry of Health. Australia has now shared more than 26 million COVID-19 vaccine doses with Vietnam. Read more.


Australia's Assistant Minister for Trade and Manufacturing, Tim Ayres, visits Vietnam, 16 - 19 October 2022

Australia’s Assistant Minister for Trade and Assistant Minister for Manufacturing, Senator the Hon Tim Ayres, visited Vietnam from 16-19 October 2022 for the OECD Southeast Asia Ministerial Forum and to lead an Australian business delegation to unlock new trade and investment opportunities. See more.


Australia’s Foreign Minister Visits Hanoi, 27 June 2022

Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Penny Wong, visited Vietnam from 26-28 June 2022 to meet Vietnam’s leadership and underscore the new Australian Government’s priority of deeper engagement with Southeast Asia. Read more.

For Australians needing consular assistance

If you are in Hanoi or elsewhere in the northern part of Vietnam and need consular assistance please contact us at +84 24 3774 0100 or [email protected]. If you are in Thua Thien Hue province or south of Thua Thien Hue, including Ho Chi Minh City, please contact us on +84  28 3521 8100 or visit the Consulate General website.

If you need emergency consular assistance outside of normal business hours, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Consular Emergency Centre (CEC) in Canberra is there to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contact the CEC by calling the Embassy switchboard +84 24 3774 0100 and follow the prompts for emergency consular assistance. Alternatively, contact the CEC directly by dialling +61 2 6261 3305 (international call charges apply). The CEC is also an advisory line for concerned family members in Australia and can be called on 1300 555 135 (for the cost of a local call within Australia).

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Dr Vo Thi Hoang Yen – Australia Awards alumna

Dr Vo Thi Hoang Yen is an Australia Awards alumna and a passionate advocate for people with disabilities, dedicating her professional life to advancing the interests of the community. Read more.


Passport and Notarial
Appointment Bookings

Visas and Migration          

The Passport and Notarial counters are open from 13:30 to 16:30 on Mondays and from 08:30 to 12:00 on Wednesdays and Fridays, excluding public holidays. Passport and Notarial services are strictly by appointment only.

Clients without an appointment will only be seen in exceptional circumstances. If you require a time sensitive notarial or emergency passport service please contact us on [email protected] or via +84 24 3774 0100.

Book an appointment with Australian Embassy Hanoi, Vietnam using SetMore

Did you know, online visa applications are assessed several weeks faster than a paper application?

For detailed Visa and Migration information for clients in Vietnam, please click here.


Australia in Vietnam

Studying in Australia

Find out abotu Australia’s world class universities, vocational programs, schools, scholarships and pathways to study.

Australian Aid

Development cooperation: The Australian Government will provide an estimated $89.6 million in total ODA to Vietnam in 2015-16.

Australian Trade Commission

Doing business with Australia: Australia and Vietnam share a robustly growing commercial relationship.



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