Australian Embassy
Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia

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  • The 2019 Australian federal election will be held on Saturday 18 May 2019. If you are an eligible Australian citizen living overseas you can still participate but you need to be enrolled.

               To enrol, check or update your enrolment details visit The deadline for enrolling or updating your details for the
               federal election is 8pm, Monday 18 April (Australian time in the electorate you’re enrolled).
               Early voting will take place at the Australian Consulate-General in Istanbul from Monday 13 May 2019 to Friday 17th May 2019.  
               To vote in person, please contact or call +90 212 393 33 00 to make an appointment.

                Alternatively, you can apply for a postal vote online now at

                If you are overseas and unable to vote, complete an overseas notification form and return it to the AEC.
                Being overseas is a valid reason for not voting.

                 Information in other languages can be found at         


We are aware of a phishing scam in which emails/text messages are sent to individuals claiming to be from the “Australian Consulate Istanbul” and the “Department of Immigration and Citizenship” and asking individuals to pay money in order to take part in a tender process.  Please be aware that these are not genuine emails.  If you have received unsolicited communications of this kind and are concerned that they may not be genuine, please contact either the Australian Consulate-General in Istanbul or the Australian Embassy in Ankara directly on the numbers and email addresses located here.
نحن نعلم من عملية احتيال والتصيد البريد الإلكتروني / الرسائل النصب يزعمون أنهم من "القنصلية الأسترالية في اسطنبول" و "إدارة الهجرة والمواطنة" ونطلب من المراجعين دفع المال من أجل المشاركة في المناقصة. يرجى العلم بأن هذه رسائل و بريد إلكتروني ليست أصلية. إذا تلقيت رسائل من هذا النوع و غير مرغوب فيها وتشعر بالقلق من أنها قد لا تكون حقيقية ، فيرجى الاتصال إما بالقنصلية العامة الأسترالية في اسطنبول أو السفارة الأسترالية في أنقرة مباشرةً على الأرقام وعناوين البريد الإلكتروني الموجودة هنا.