Australian Embassy
Georgia and Azerbaijan

Welcome to the Australian Mission to Türkiye

We are accredited to Türkiye, Georgia and Azerbaijan and our role is to promote Australia's relationships in the region and to provide consular assistance to Australians overseas.

Our Embassy is located in Ankara and we have Consulates located in Istanbul and Canakkale.

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Voting in the 2023 Referendum 

On 14 October 2023, Australians will be asked to vote in a referendum to alter the Constitution.

The Australian Embassy in Ankara and Consulate-General in Istanbul will both operate as in-person voting centres and postal vote collection centres.

All eligible Australians living in or visiting Türkiye will be able to vote.

To be eligible to vote, you must be enrolled. Please ensure that your enrolment details are up to date at the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website.

In-person voting will be held at the Embassy in Ankara and the Consulate-General in Istanbul from Wednesday 4 October to Friday 6 October and Monday 9 October to Friday 13 October between 10am and 4pm.  

An appointment is not required for in-person voting or dropping off a completed postal vote. Australians visiting either the Embassy in Ankara or the Consulate-General in Istanbul to vote must bring valid photo identification to facilitate entry.

The Australian Consulate in Canakkale is unable to provide in-person voting or accept postal votes.  




Consular assistance

Get in touch with us for assistance with consular matters. 


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Renew or apply for a new Australian passport

Get help to renew a passport or apply for a new one. Book your appointment here. 

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Notarial Services: Legalising Documents 

Book an appointment or get in touch with us for assistance with your document legalisation.

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Visa & Citizenship

Find further information about Australian citizenship as well as visa applications for Australia.


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About Us

Learn more about Australia's Ambassador to Türkiye and our team at the Embassy and Consulates.


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