Australian Embassy

2023 Voice Referendum:

On 14 October 2023, Australians will be asked to vote in a referendum to alter the Constitution.

The Australian Embassy Tel Aviv will be an in-person voting centre and postal vote collection centre.

All eligible Australians living in or visiting Israel will be able to vote.

In-person voting:

To be eligible to vote, you must be enrolled. Please ensure that your enrolment details are up to date at the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website.

In-person voting will be held at the Australian Embassy in Tel Aviv from Monday 2 October until Friday 13 October, within the following hours:

Monday to Thursday: 09:00 -12:30 and 13:00 -16:00 

Friday: 09:00 to 12:30

An appointment is not required.

The Embassy will not be open for voting on 14 October 2023.

Postal voting:

If you are overseas and are unable to vote in-person, you can apply for a postal vote. Postal vote packs will be sent to you from Australia by courier, so you are encouraged to apply as early as possible. The latest date to request a postal vote is 6pm, Wednesday 11 October 2023 Australian Eastern Standard Time.

You can return your postal vote directly to the AEC in Australia or you can drop it off at the Australian Embassy in Tel Aviv during the in-person voting hours listed above.

It is not compulsory to vote if you are not in Australia at the time of the referendum. If you will be overseas at the time and unable to vote, you can advise the AEC by completing and returning the Overseas Notification Form.

Additional information:

Additional information on the referendum and voting is available from the AEC website and Smartraveller.


Ambassador's Message

Welcome to the website of the Australian Embassy in Tel Aviv. I'm delighted to be here in Israel and look forward to advancing the dynamic bilateral relationship, and especially working with the Australian-Israeli community.

This site contains a broad range of information on the Embassy's services. 

The information and links on this site are aimed at answering the most commonly asked questions about Australia. The site covers services for Australian citizens, as well as information on immigration and visas.

The site also contains links to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Australian Government websites. These links are designed to assist those looking for information on trade, tourism, cultural, aid or other Government services.

It’s an exciting time in the bilateral relationship, with growing commercial, investment and innovation linkages and strong people-to-people links. I look forward to working with you.

Ralph King, Ambassador


For passports or notarial services

For information on how to apply for or renew a passport, click here.

Australian visas, immigration and citizenship

For information on travelling to Australia or applying for citizenship, click here


                                             Visas, Migration and Australian Citizenship


                                        מידע על ויזות, הגירה ואזרחות אוסטרלית בעברית


                                                                     صفحات في اللغة ألعربية



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