Head of Mission
Mr Arthur Spyrou, Ambassador
The Australian Embassy in Athens is also accredited to Bulgaria and Romania.
The Embassy is staffed by an Ambassador and officers from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
For assistance with visas and migration to Australia contact Home Affairs, Australian Embassy, Berlin (for residents in Greece) or Home Affairs, Australian Embassy, Belgrade (for residents in Bulgaria or Romania). The Australian Embassy in Athens is unable to provide you with detailed information.
The Austrade office in Poland is responsible for markets in Central and South East Europe including Greece, Hungary, Romania, Croatia and Serbia.
A non-resident Defence Attache is based in Madrid.
The Embassy in Athens is open for telephone and email enquiries from 8:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday except for public holidays.
Passport interviews and notarial services are offered on an appointment only basis - see Passport Services – Appointment System
Public holidays 2022
The Embassy will be closed on:
Mon 3 January - New Year’s Day (in lieu)
Mon 7 March - Clean Monday
Fri 25 March - Greek Independence Day
Fri 22 April - Orthodox Good Friday
Mon 25 April - Orthodox Easter Monday/ANZAC Day
Mon 30 May - Reconciliation Day
Mon 13 June - Whit Monday/Queen’s Birthday
Mon 15 August - Assumption Day
Fri 28 October - National Anniversary Day - Ochi Day
Mon 26 December - Boxing Day
Tue 27 December - Christmas Day (in lieu)
Wed 28 December - DFAT Holiday
Thu 29 December - DFAT Holiday
Fri 30 December - DFAT Holiday
There are currently no vacancies at the Australian Embassy in Athens.