Australian Embassy

Federal Election 2022

Australian Federal Election 2022


The next federal election will be held on 21 May 2022. If you are still in Australia, you can pre-poll vote from 9 May 2022.

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) recommends overseas voters cast a postal vote in this election. If you plan to be overseas at the time of the election, make sure you check your enrolment and request a postal vote as soon as possible on the AEC website.

Voting by Postal Vote

Australians in Vietnam are encouraged to vote via postal vote, which can either be posted to the AEC directly, or mailed or dropped off to the Embassy in Hanoi or Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City. To send in your postal vote, please send to:

Australian Embassy
8 Dao Tan Street
Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam

Australian Consulate-General
20th Floor, Vincom Centre
47 Ly Tu Trong Street
Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

To drop off your postal vote at the Embassy in Hanoi, please drop it off during business hours between 8.30 am and 12.00 pm or 1.00 pm and 4.30 pm; or at the Consulate-General in HCMC between 8.30 am and 4.00pm, Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.

Postal votes must be returned as quickly as possible to ensure they are received by the AEC in time to be counted.

In-Person Voting

In person voting will also be available at the Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City. For information please visit Australian Federal Election 2022 (