Australian Embassy and Permanent Mission to the United Nations
Austria
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Kosovo, Slovakia and Slovenia

Services for Australians

2018 Batman by-election

A by-election for the federal electoral Division of Batman in Victoria will be held on Saturday 17 March 2018.

You can check if you are enrolled in the Division of Batman, enrol or update your enrolment details at www.aec.gov.au/enrol. The deadline to enrol is 8pm AEDT Wednesday 14 February 2018.

In-person voting will not be available outside of Australia for this by-election. If you will be overseas on by-election day, you can apply for a postal vote or you can vote in person in Australia before you go.

You can apply for a postal vote by completing a ‘Postal Vote Application’ on the AEC website. You should ensure that you apply for a postal vote as soon as possible to allow enough time for the ballot papers to reach you overseas before by-election day.

For more information, visit the AEC website at www.aec.gov.au/Batman or contact the AEC via email (info@aec.gov.au) or telephone +61 2 6113 4777 or +61 2 6160 2600.

 

What we can and cannot do

Assisting Australians overseas within limits.

24-hour consular emergency service

FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY, Australian citizens requiring urgent assistance outside normal Embassy opening hours, including weekends and public holidays:

  • Call the Australian Embassy at +43 1 506 74-0 and follow the instructions to be put through to the 24 hour Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra.  Alternatively, call the Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra directly on (+61 2) 6261 3305.
  • Non urgent enquiries can be made by email to consular.vienna@dfat.gov.au
  • Further information on where to get help can be found at Smartraveller

Travel information for Australians

Get the latest travel advisories and other traveller hints from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).   

 

On-line registration for Australians overseas

We encourage use of this online registration service by Australians planning to reside overseas for extended periods, and those travelling to locations where there are security risks.

 

Living in Country


Citizenship 

Taxation issues

International driving permits

Birth, marriage and death certificates

Police clearances

Marriage overseas

Authentications and apostilles

 

Former residents

A gateway to information about Australian benefits, payments and services.


 

Returning to Australia


Handy information for Australians or residents returning from a holiday or moving back to Australia.
 

Taking cats and dogs to Australia

Australian Pensions

Medicare

 

Notarial Services

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)

We provide these services by appointment only.

Please bring your valid passport or ID card and the original documents to the appointment.

Please ensure that documents relating to the notarial services you require from the Australian Embassy are presented in the correct form and that you provide the correct instructions for the notarial service you require. If you are unsure of the legislative requirements relating to the notarial service you require, you should seek independent legal advice. Please note that neither the Australian Government nor the Australian Embassy in Vienna guarantees the legal effectiveness of the notarised document or the accuracy of its content. Fees paid for notarial services are non-refundable.

Passports

Passport application interviews and notarial services at the Embassy in Vienna are offered by appointment only.

Passport fees increase on 1 January 2018.

The Australian Passports (Application Fees) Determination 2015 provides for the annual CPI indexation of Australian travel document fees on 1 January each year. 

From 1 January 2018:

  • the application fee for a 10-year passport (for adults and child applicants aged 16 or 17) will be AUD 282
  • applicants under 16 years, and those aged 75 and older who opt for a 5-year passport, will pay AUD142
  • the overseas surcharge for children under 18 years will be to AUD 53, and
  • the overseas surcharge for adult applicants will rise to AUD 105.
  • Note - the overseas surcharge is not/not charged for emergency passports.

Guarantors for overseas passport applications

How to complete a passport application

 

Payment for services 


Current fees for passport and notarial services are shown in our online appointment system

Payment can be made by bankcard or credit card (VISA and Mastercard) at the time of the appointment, or by completing and returning the payment authorisation form.  

 

Alternatively, payment can be transferred 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 


***Attention***:
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.
 

Privacy Policy

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) uses third-party software (Setmore) to manage the Embassy's appointments.  Your personal information (including your name and contact details) will be collected by DFAT via Setmore to book your appointment and for related purposes.  By proceeding with this booking, you are consenting to the collection of this information by Setmore on DFAT's behalf for these purposes.  If this information is not collected, DFAT's ability to arrange your appointment will be limited.  Your personal information will be handled by Setmore in accordance with Setmore's Privacy Policy, and by DFAT in accordance with DFAT's Privacy Pollicy.