Australian Consulate-General
Papeete, French Polynesia

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 new passport applications lodged overseas must be lodged in person. Some renewal applications can be lodged by mail. 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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 Ms Claire Scott is serving as Australia's first resident Consul-General in French Polynesia.

 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.

 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.


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