Welcome to the Australian Embassy in The Hague
Passport Processing Time:
Due to a high demand in passport applications, it is advisable to lodge your passport application as soon as possible and in considerable advance of any planned travel. Current processing times are a minimum of 8 working weeks from the lodgement of a complete application and payment of applicable fees. Please be advised an individual appointment is required for each applicant. Please note that first time and child applications can be more complex, so please allow more time.
Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 in the Netherlands
Information on the Netherlands' COVID−19 vaccination program is available on the official vaccination page. You should consult your local health professional for advice on vaccine options, including assistance that may be available locally. The Australian Government cannot provide advice on the safety, quality and efficacy of vaccines that have been approved for use outside of Australia's regulatory process.
24-hour emergency consular support centre:
Emergency telephone numbers for Australian citizens are available on telephone number 070-3108200 or call the 24-hour emergency consular support centre in Australia on +61 262 613305.
Corona: getting home to Australia
Find out more about the updated advice and assistance for Australian nationals overseas here.
Corona and your stay in the Netherlands
RIVM, the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, is the responsible authority on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Netherlands. Latest information & advice can be found on their website, in Dutch and English.
Australia's Head of Mission to the Netherlands
The Australian Chargée d’Affaires to the Netherlands is J.A. Heckscher.
This section contains information for Australian citizens needing to apply for a new passport or renew their existing passport. Passport and Notarial services are available from Monday to Friday from 09.00-13.00.
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Notarial services & appointments
The Embassy’s Consular and Passport Section is able to provide notarial services such as witnessing signatures, legalising Australian public documents, certifying copies, and swearing oaths or affirmations for affidavits. You can find more information about these services on the Smartraveller website.
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The Australian Embassy in the Netherlands can provide consular assistance to Australian citizens in the Netherlands, but there may be circumstances in which our ability to provide support is limited. Please consult the Consular Services Charter for details of what we can and cannot do.
Visas & citizenship
The Australian Embassy in The Hague, Netherlands does not provide advise or process Australian visa or citizenship applications. For clients resident in the Netherlands visa processing is undertaken electronically online, or by processing centres in Australia.
Doing business with Australia
With one of the most skilled and diverse labour forces in the world; a safe, low-risk, transparent and well-regulated business environment; and world-class, globally significant research and development opportunities, Australia is a great place to do business. Find out more about the Australian business climate in the Australia Benchmark Report .
Study in Australia
if you want to find out more about studying in Australia, and how you can take the next step in your education or your career, you should check out StudyinAustralia, the official Australian Government website for international students. You'll find a guide to living & studying in Australia, information on visas for students, and help to find and apply for courses and scholarships.
Looking for something else?
For enquiries not covered under the above categories, the Australian Embassy can be reached by email ([email protected]) or phone (+31 70 310 8200)
Get in Touch:
Calling all Australian Artists!
Are you, or someone you know, an Australian involved in the visual or performing arts here in the Netherlands? The Australian Embassy would like to hear from you!
The Australia-Netherlands Alumni Network
Have you studied in Australia? Visit our Study in Australia page for more information on how you can register for our network.