Australian Embassy Consular Visit to Budapest - 25 January 2017
Consular staff from the Australian Embassy Vienna will visit Budapest on Wednesday 25 January 2017. The visit will include provision of notarial and passport services by appointment between 8:30am - 12:00pm and 13:30pm – 15:00pm.
All requests for appointment, including an indication of the type of service required, should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 20 January. Please note, it may not be possible to accommodate all requests.
Embassy of Canada to Hungary in Budapest
1027 Budapest, Ganz u. 12-14
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The Australian Embassy provides the following notarial services:
- Witnessing of Signatures
- Certifying copy of a document
- Certificate of Non-Impediment to Marriage
- Witnessing of Signatures on Driving Licence Kits
- Legalisation of signatures and/or seals on Australian public documents (apostilles and authentications)
Please bring your valid passport or ID card and the original documents to the appointment.
Notarial service fees to increase from 1 January 2017
Notarial service fees will increase from 1 January 2017, following a recommendation from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Functional and Efficiency Review.
The new fee schedule takes into account the annual rate of inflation in Australia since fees were last increased in 2000. The new fee schedule aligns with notarial service fees charged by commercial providers and will be indexed annually from 2018 onwards, in line with the Consumer Price Index published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
A list of the notarial service fees from 1 January 2017 will be published on this website in due course.
Passport application interviews and notarial services at the Embassy in Vienna are offered by appointment only.
Changes due to passport legislation:
Due to recent changes in passport legislation, the following important changes to Australian passport arrangements will be introduced on 1 January 2016:
- lost and stolen passport fees will be abolished from 1 January 2016
- there will be a discrete application fee for emergency passports
- increased passport fees will apply as of 1 January 2016
- 16 and 17 year old applicants will be issued with ten-year validity passports from 1 January 2016 and must be accompanied by a person with parental responsibility when lodging their passport application
Please note that children and persons aged 75 years and over are no longer eligible for frequent traveller passports. This regulation is already in effect.
Payment for services
Current fees for passport and notarial services are shown in our online appointment system.
Please note that payment can only be made in Euros in person at the Embassy, or into the following bank account:
UniCredit Bank Austria
Jaquingasse 1/Rennweg 20
Bank/swift code: BKAUATWW
IBAN: AT53 1100 0096 5404 3000
Id code: 12000
Account number: 09654043000
Australian Embassy, Official Account
Please ensure that money transferred from other countries is NOT subject to bank charges in Austria.
A copy of the pay form or transfer slip must be enclosed with the application.