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Services for Australians Overseas
Consular and Passport Services
The Consular and Passports Counter is open from 8:30am to 12:00 pm and from 1:30 to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.
If you require consular or passport assistance in Southern Vietnam, please call our Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City on (84-8) 3521 8100 or visit their website.
What we can and cannot do
The Australian Embassy in Hanoi can provide a range of consular, passport and notarial services. For further information on these, please click on the links provided below:
- Consular services: Assisting Australians overseas within limits
- Passport services
- Notarial services
For information on associated fees for passport and notarial services, please call the Australian Embassy on (04) 3774 0100 and follow the prompts. All fees are payable in Vietnamese Dong only. Payment methods available are cash, credit and debit cards.
Retention of Vietnamese Citizenship
If you are a Vietnamese citizen residing in Australia, and you do not have a valid Vietnamese passport, you should obtain a new passport from the Vietnamese Embassy/Consulate by 30 June 2014. If you do not, you may lose your Vietnamese citizenship from 1 July 2014. For more information, please click here.
Travel information for Australians
- Smartraveller Advice: General Advice to Australian Travellers
- Smartraveller Advice: Vietnam
- Travel Bulletin on Avian Influenza
On-line registration for Australians overseas
- We encourage use of this online registration service by Australians planning to reside overseas for extended periods, and those travelling to locations where there are security risks.
We collect information and protect your privacy in accordance with Australian law. DFAT's Consular Privacy Collection Statement can be accessed at http://www.dfat.gov.au/dept/consular/privacy.html.
Living in Vietnam
- Birth, marriage and death certificates
- Driving in Vietnam
- Marriage overseas
- Police clearances
- Renewal of Australian Driver's Licence
- Taxation issues
Returning to Australia
- Handy information for Australians or residents returning from a holiday or moving back to Australia.
- A gateway to information about Australians living overseas
Visits to the Long Tan Cross