Australian High Commission
United Kingdom
High Commission address: Australia House, Strand, London WC2B 4LA

About the Australian High Commission, London


High Commissioner

The Hon Alexander Downer AC is High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.    


Contact Information

Australian High Commission
London WC2B 4LA
(corner of Aldwych and Strand. Nearest Tube station: Temple)

Tel: 020 7379 4334; Fax: 020 7240 5333 

Opening Hours

Australian High Commission Office hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday*

Public Counter Services

Notarial and Document services: 9:30 am to 11:30 am, Monday – Friday*

Passport services by appointment only (9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday – Friday*)

Visas, Migration and Citizenship Public Counter by appointment only (9:00 am to 11:00am, Tuesday and Thursday*)

* except UK bank and Australian national holidays.  There are substantial time differences between Australia and the UK.


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