Australian Embassy
Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia


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  • Australians in Turkey, Georgia and Azerbaijan who wish to return home due to COVID-19, should do so as soon as possible by commercial means. See latest update on Smartraveller website.
  • Passport and notary services are currently limited due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. See more information on Passport Services.
  • The Embassy is unable to provide responses on visa, citizenship or customs enquiries. Visit the Department of Home Affairs website at or call the Home Affairs Global Service Centre number on +61 2 6196 0196, open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (local time), including via VOIP. The Global Service Centre provides language support services using the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS).


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.