Welcome to the Australian Consulate-General in French Polynesia
The Australian Consulate-General in Papeete is Australia’s official diplomatic mission in French Polynesia. It maintains Australia's relationships with the French state in French Polynesia and the French Polynesian government, and provides consular services to Australian and Canadian citizens in French Polynesia.
Public opening hours are from 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday.
Australian Passports - All Australian passport applications lodged overseas must be lodged in person and additional overseas fees apply.
Visa for Australia - French nationals with a valid French passport are generally eligible to apply online for an eVisitor visa. Australian citizens must travel to Australia on an Australian passport.
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- Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
- Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Penny Wong
- Australian Minister for Trade and Tourism, Senator the Hon Don Farrell
- Australian Minister for International Development and the Pacific, the Hon Pat Conroy MP
- Australian Assistant Minister for Trade, Senator the Hon Tim Ayres
- Australian Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Tim Watts MP
Australia's Consulate-General in Papeete, French Polynesia, commenced operations on 3 May 2021, fulfilling Australia's commitment under the Pacific Step-up to expand our diplomatic presence to every member of the Pacific Islands Forum.
Ms Claire Scott has arrived in Papeete as Australia's first resident Consul-General.
Through our new Consulate-General, we look forward to deepening our strategic and economic partnership and further strengthening the bonds of friendship between the people and governments of Australia and French Polynesia.