Australian Embassy
Afghanistan

 

 

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Welcome to the Australian Embassy Afghanistan 

Welcome to the website of the Australian Embassy Afghanistan.

Australia will as an interim measure revert to the model of visiting accreditation for our diplomatic representation to Afghanistan, which we used from the opening of diplomatic relations in 1969 until 2006. Our residential representation in Afghanistan and the Australian Embassy in Kabul was closed on 28 May 2021.

DFAT officials will visit Afghanistan regularly from a residential Post elsewhere in the region. It is Australia’s expectation that this measure will be temporary and that we will resume a permanent presence in Kabul once circumstances permit.

Passport and consular services are not currently available through the Australian Embassy Afghanistan. For urgent passport or consular enquiries please call the Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra on + 61 2 6261 3305.

This website also contains useful links aimed at answering some commonly-asked questions about Australia: visas and immigration; doing business with Australia and study in Australia. These links are designed to assist those looking for information on Australian culture, business opportunities, international activities and government services.

Thank you for visiting our website and we hope it provides you with the information you seek.


Paul Wojciechowski
Ambassador

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WARNING  

The Australian Embassy is aware of a fraudulent e-mail being distributed within Afghanistan claiming that the recipient has been selected for an Australian Government Family Resettlement Program.

This e-mail is not genuine and it is recommended that people not respond to the e-mail address referred to.

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