Contact and Office Information

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

We are limiting in-person visits. Consular services remain available to Canadians. If you need help, please contact us before visiting.

For information on COVID-19, visit the Government of Canada's official outbreak page and check our Travel Advice and Advisories.

General Contact Information

Street address:
High Commission of Canada in Canberra
Commonwealth Avenue
Canberra ACT 2600

Tel.: (02) 6270 4000
TTY: 01 (613) 944 9136
Fax: (02) 6270 4081

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday 08:30-12:30 and 13:00 to 16:30

Please note that the High Commission will close at 12pm on December 24 and 31.

Services for Canadians

Contact information is also available for the following offices:

Lodgement and collection of Canadian Passports and Proof of Citizenship Applications

If you wish to submit your passport or proof of citizenship application in person and have it checked for accuracy and completeness please present yourself at our office, Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.  Passports and Citizenship certificates can only be collected Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

Statutory Holidays - 2021

Our offices are closed on the following days:

Monday, December 27 (in lieu)Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 28 (in lieu)Boxing Day

Statutory Holidays - 2022

Our offices are closed on the following days:

Monday, January 3New Year's Day
Wednesday, January 26Australia Day
Monday, March 14Canberra Day
Friday, April 15Good Friday
Monday, April 18Easter Monday
Monday, April 25 Anzac Day
Monday, May 30Reconciliation Day (ACT)
Monday, June 13Queen's Birthday (ACT)
Friday, September 30National Day of Truth & Reconciliation
Monday, October 3Labour Day
Tuesday, December 27 (in lieu of Dec 25)Christmas Day
Monday, December 26 Boxing Day