Australian Embassy
Bulgaria, Romania

Passports and Consular Services

Office Hours and Contact Details

The  Australian Embassy in Athens is open for telephone and email enquiries (contact details) from 8:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday except for Public holidays. 

Emergency situations

In case of emergency after hours, consular assistance is  available from the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra via the Embassy's switchboard on +30 210 870 4000.


Visiting the Embassy in Athens

Face masks are mandatory for all visitors entering the Embassy.  You will be required to have your face mask on before you enter the building and while you are in all common areas, including the elevators.


Passport Services

Eligible adult passport holders may now qualify for renewal if their passport was issued on or after 1 January 2006.  If you qualify, you’ll only need your application form, two acceptable passport photos and your most recent passport.  Check the passport renewal information at this link to see if you qualify.

Notarial Services

  • Services are by appointment only from Monday to Friday between 9:00 am - 12:30pm
  • Clients seeking certification of a Centrelink Proof of Life Certificate must also have an appointment
  • Documents will be available for collection on the next working day or can be returned by mail
  • Appointments for the above services can be made by clicking on this link
  • Clients who require services for Affidavits or Powers of Attorney, must request an appointment as these require special arrangements.  Email your request to [email protected] - include your full name, contact number, email address
  • Notarial fees

Honorary Consuls

Honorary Consuls in Sofia (Bulgaria) and Bucharest (Romania) are able to provide assistance to Australian citizens and can accept passport applications (by appointment only).  


Travel information for Australians

Practical Information about Greece, Bulgaria and Romania

Pensions and information for former residents

Returning to Australia