The Australian Government is now operating in accordance with the Caretaker Conventions pending the outcome of the 2022 federal election.
We do not take enquiries about Australian visas. Visas for travel to Australia are handled through the Australian Embassy Bangkok.
Australian Federal Election 2022
- Refer to Elections and Voting while Overseas for further information.
COVID-19 updates and returning to Australia
COVID-19 and the border (Department of Home Affairs)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for travellers (Department of Health)
- Travelling to Thailand and Thai visas
If you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident travelling or living in Thailand, we strongly encourage you to subscribe to travel advice for Thailand via the Smartraveller subscription service.
ANZAC Day 2022 in Phuket
It is with great regret that we must advise, following consultations with local government and health authorities, ANZAC Day commemorations organised by the Australian Consulate-General in Phuket will be cancelled this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 health situation. Australians in Thailand are invited to attend official ANZAC Day commemorations at the Hellfire Pass Interpretive Centre in Kanchanaburi on 25 April 2022.
Consular Notarial Services Update
As of 7 January 2019, the Consulate-General will no longer witness statutory declarations that declare income or bank balances for Thai Immigration purposes. More
Consular services to Canadian Citizens
Commencing in September 2018, by agreement between Governments of Canada and Australia, the Australian Consulate-General is authorised to provide Canadian citizens with certain consular services. More
Visit to Phuket by Australian Foreign Minister
The Hon Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs, visited Phuket on 4 August 2017 to officially open the Consulate-General More
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