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Services for Australians Overseas
Monday - Friday, 9.00 to 17.00
For Australian Passports and Consular Services, please call for an appointment between 9.00 am to 12.00 pm.
Ph. +41 (0) 22 799 9100
Fax. +41 (0) 22 799 9178
Out of Hours (emergencies only)
For emergencies out of office hours please call +41 (0) 22 799 9100 – the recorded message will give instructions on connecting to the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra on a toll-free number.
Emergency out of hours contact details:
For emergencies out of office hours please call +41 (0) 22 799 9100 – the recorded message will give instructions on connecting to the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra on a toll-free number
Personal information provided to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is protected by law, including the Privacy Act 1988. We may collect, use and disclose your personal information, including to overseas recipients where we reasonably believe it is necessary, to provide you with consular assistance. Important information about the privacy of your personal information is contained in our Consular Privacy Collection Statement, which you should read and understand. Copies of the Statement are available at http://www.dfat.gov.au/dept/consular/privacy.html or by requesting a copy from the Department.
What we can and cannot do
Travel Information for Australians
Get the latest travel advisories and other traveller hints from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
On-line registration for Australians overseas
All Australians travelling overseas for tourism and business, for short or long stays are encouraged to register online with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Visas and Immigration to Australia
Visas and Immigration to Papua New Guinea
Living in Switzerland
The Australian Consulate General in Geneva provides the following services.
Marriage in Australia - Notice of intended Marriage Form
Legal Processes – Notarial Services (including fees)
Social Welfare (including Pensions and Centrelink)
Other useful information
A gateway to information about Australian benefits, payments and services.
Returning to Australia
Handy information for Australians or residents returning from a holiday or moving back to Australia.