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Australian citizens requiring consular assistance can contact the Australian Embassy in Berlin or the Australian Consulate-General in Frankfurt.
Tel: +49-30-880088-231 or -232
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 8.30-17.00hrs, Fri 8.30-16.15hrs
Passport and Notarial Services
Commencing 1 May 2013, Passport and Notarial Services, at the Embassy in Berlin, will be available by appointment.
Appointments can be arranged in advance by phoning the Embassy in Berlin on either 030 880088 231 / 232 or by a personal visit to the Embassy during office hours. Clients who arrive without an appointment will be offered one if available, but will otherwise be requested to make an appointment and return to the Embassy at their appointed time.
Appointments will be available from Monday to Thursday between 9am- 12pm and 2pm-4pm and Friday from 9am-12pm and 2pm-3pm.
Please note that urgent matters / emergency situations will be dealt with, as they occur, during normal office hours.
Main Tower, 28th Floor
Neue Mainzer Str. 52-58
Tel: +49-69-90558-101 or -124
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 9.00-16.30hrs, Fri 9.00-16.00hrs
Passport applications, notarial services and general enquiries:
Monday to Thursday 9.00-12.00hrs and 14.00-16.00hrs
Friday 9.00-12.00hrs and 14.00-15.00hrs
Passport applications and notarial services at the Australian-Consulate General in Frankfurt will be done by appointment. Appointments can be made by calling a passport officer on 069 90558-101 or -124 or by making an appointment in person at the Consulate.
Appointments of thirty minutes will be offered from:
Monday to Thursday: 9.00-12.00hrs (last appointment from 11.30hrs) and 14.00-16.00hrs (last appointment 15.30hrs)
Friday: 9.00-12.00hrs (last appointment from 11.30hrs) and 14.00-15.00hrs (last appointment 14.30hrs)
One passport will be assessed during each appointment. Multiple passports will require multiple appointments. Clients should arrive before their appointment time and inform the Main Tower reception of their arrival. Failure to do so may result in the appointment being forfeited. Clients who arrive without an appointment will be offered an appointment if one is available, but will otherwise be asked to make an appointment and return to the Consulate at their appointed time. Clients applying for an emergency passport will still be accepted during normal business hours.
Australian Honorary Consul Munich
Ms Rebecca Liebel
Pranner Str. 8
Opening hours: Tuesdays 9am–1pm (by appointment only)
To make an appointment with the Honorary Consul, contact the Consular Section, Australian Embassy in Berlin on (+49 30) 880 088-231 or -232. Please note that the Honorary Consul does not provide the same range of consular services provided by the Embassy in Berlin or the Consulate-General in Frankfurt.
For consular assistance outside the above opening hours, please phone
Consular Emergency Centre (24h): 0800 182 0661
Munich Oktoberfest 2013
The annual Oktoberfest festival will be held at the Theresienwiese in Munich, Bavaria, from 21 September to 6 October 2013.
The current travel advisory for Germany from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has been updated with information about this year’s event. This can be found at www.smartraveller.gov.au.
We also refer you to the following document, which contains useful contact details and tips that may be useful for those attending the festival: “Oktoberfest 2013: Advice for Australian Travellers” (PDF)
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Australian Federal Election
An Australian federal election will be held on 7th September 2013.
Voting will be available at the Australian Embassy in Berlin and the Australian Consulate General in Frankfurt
Monday 26th August to Friday 6th September 2013
during the following hours
in Berlin: Monday to Thursday: 09:00 to 17:00 // Friday: 09:00 to 16:15
in Frankfurt: Monday to Friday: 09:00 to 12:00 // Monday to Thursday: 14:00 to 16:00 // Friday: 14:00 to 15:30
If you are unable to vote in person, you can apply for a postal vote online at www.aec.gov.au or by contacting the Australian Embassy.
You must be enrolled for your vote to be counted. Check now at www.aec.gov.au
You can contact the Australian Embassy at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by calling +49 (0)30 880088 0
More information on the Australian federal election is available from www.aec.gov.au, by calling +61 2 6273 8606 or emailing email@example.com
Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust seeks contributions
The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust has been established to honour Her Majesty The Queen for a lifetime of service. The trust seeks to have an enduring impact on the lives of those who live in the Commonwealth through two initiatives:
- Eliminating avoidable blindness in Commonwealth
- Developing the skills of young leaders through a leadership awards scheme
The Trust is open to donations from individuals, groups and organisations for the duration of the Jubilee Year. More information about the fund and instructions to make tax deductible donations can be found here. All donations - large or small - will be much valued.