Australian Consulate-General
Los Angeles
States of California (south of the 36N latitude), Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada (Clark County only) and Utah


Emergency Helpline
To contact the 24 Hour Consular Emergency Centre:  1 888 239 3501 toll-free from the United States of America or +61 2 6261 3305 from outside Australia (please note, standard call charges to Australia will apply).
Office Closure:  The Consulate will be closed on Monday 4 July 2016 in observance of Independence Day. The office will resume for normal business on Tuesday 5 July 2016.
Need an Australian Passport? Require Consular Assistance? Require a Visa to Australia?


Passports Outreach - Phoenix, Arizona
The Australian Consulate-General, Los Angeles will be conducting outreach passport interviews in Phoenix, Arizona in June.  Details are as follows:

Dates:          Thursday, 23 June and Friday, 24 June 2016
Location:   Hilton Phoenix Airport, 2435 South 47th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85034

How to make an appointment:   Phone (310) 229-2300 to schedule an appointment over the phone with a Passport Officer.


Australian Federal Election

The Australian federal election will be held on Saturday 2 July 2016. It is now too late to enrol to vote for this election.

Online applications for a postal vote (for those already registered to vote) are available on the AEC website at Your application for a postal vote must be received by the AEC by 29 June 2016.

The Australian Consulate-General  in Los Angeles will be open for in person pre-poll voting on weekdays from 9.00am to 5.00pm commencing Monday 20 June until Friday 1 July 2016.

Please be advised that the 2016 Federal Election ballot papers have been received at this overseas voting centre and voting services are able to be offered as previously advised.

The Consulate will not be open for voting on Election Day.

In order to be granted access the Consulate to vote in person you will need to bring your current Australian passport or Australian Drivers Licence as identification. If you do not have either of these forms of identification, please contact us at prior to Monday 20 June 2016 for advice on alternative voting arrangements.


Welcome to the website of the Australian Consulate-General in Los Angeles. This site will provide you with quick, helpful and accurate information; and relevant links to all Australian issues for Australians living and working overseas, as well as servicing US business and investment.

For citizens of other nationalities, please refer to the "Travelling to Australia" section for visa and immigration information or call +1 613 216 7603.


G'Day USA 2016

On December 17, Minister for Foreign Affairs the Hon Julie Bishop MP launched the 2016 G’DAY USA program - the premier public and economic diplomacy program promoting Australia in the United States.

The 2016 program showcases Australia's innovative, high growth and sophisticated economy and provides an important platform for highlighting Australia’s highly talented creative industries across film, entertainment, the arts, music, fashion, food, wine and tourism. It also provides a platform for bilateral dialogue with the United States  on cooperation in the Asia Pacific, defence industries and water and drought management.

Link: Foreign Minister's Media Release

Link: Foreign Minister's Speech at the Media Launch

Link: G'Day USA


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