Australian Permanent Mission and Consulate-General
Switzerland, Liechtenstein

Australian Permanent Mission and Consulate-General

Geneva, Switzerland


Media Release

Australia Provides $3 Million to WIPO to Assist Least-Developed and Developing Countries, Media Release, 7 October 2015.

Out of Hours (emergencies only)

For emergencies out of office hours please call +41 (0) 22 799 91 00 – the recorded message will give instructions on connecting to the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra on a toll-free number.


Consular and Passport Information

Consular and passport information can be found under the Australians tab at the top of the page.


Honorary Consul Zurich - Dr. Ueli Sommer

Passport Interviews: Wednesdays afternoons (by appointment only)
To make a passport appointment with the Honorary Consul, please contact the Consular Section, Australian Consulate-General in Geneva on +41 22 799 91 00. Please note that the Honorary Consul cannot provide the same range of consular services provided by the Consulate-General in Geneva.




The Australian Permanent Mission to the United Nations offers the opportunity for Australians to undertake voluntary internships on a self-funded basis.


Recent Statements 

Statement on the Sponsorship Programme by Mr Hugh Watson on 3 December 2015

Statement on the decision on financial governance and transparency within the ISU by Mr Hugh Watson on 3 December 2015

National Statement by Ms Tanya Parkin on 1 December 2015

National Statement on the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons by Ms Anne Giles, 12 November 2015

National Statement on Amended Protocol II by Ms Anne Giles, 11 November 2015

National Statement on Protocol V by Ms Anne Giles, 9 November 2015

Trade Policy Review - 2015

Opening Statement on Seventh Trade Policy Review of Australia – April 2015

2015 WTO Trade Policy Review of Australia - Australian Responding Statement

Travel Advice 

All Australians travelling overseas, whatever the reasons and however long you\'ll be away, are encouraged to register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade before travel. You can register on-line or in person at any Australian Embassy, High Commission or Consulate. The information you provide will help us to contact you in an emergency - whether it is a natural disaster, civil disturbance or a family issue. It may also be used to pass other information to you such as updated Travel Advice and notice of elections.

Information about risks overseas is contained in the Department\'s travel advisories. These and other travel tips to help you better prepare for your overseas trip can be found at You can also subscribe to automatically receive email updates each time we change our travel advisories.

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