Australian Embassy

About Us

The Australian Embassy in Ukraine formally opened in 2014. The Australian Ambassador to Ukraine, based in Kyiv, is also accredited to the Republic of Moldova.


Embassy Information

Please note the Australian Embassy is co-located with the Canadian Embassy in Kyiv.

     Australian Embassy
     13A Kostelna St
     Kyiv   01901

     Telephone   +380 44 290 6400
     e-mail            [email protected]
     Twitter          @AUinUA


Please telephone or e-mail the Embassy in the first instance.


Opening hours

The Australian Embassy is open from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday, except for public holidays (listed below).

Please note access to the Embassy - including for consular, passport and notarial services - is by appointment only.
Please note the Embassy does not provide a full range of services.

Emergency contact details:  24-hour emergency assistance for Australian citizens is available from the Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra via +61 2 6261 3305 (from overseas) or 1300 555 135 (within Australia). 


In 2022, the Australian Embassy will be closed on:

  • Monday 3 January  -  New Year's Eve Day (in lieu)
  • Thursday 6 January  -  Orthdox Christmas Eve
  • Friday 7 January  -  Orthdox Christmas
  • Friday 15 April  -  Good Friday
  • Monday 25 April  -  Orthodox Easter
  • Monday 9 May  -  Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation
  • Monday 13 June  -  Pentecost
  • Wednesday 24 August  -  Independence Day
  • Friday 14 October  -  Defender of Ukraine Day
  • Monday 26 December  -  Christmas Day (in lieu)
  • Tuesday 27 December  -  Boxing Day (in lieu)
  • Friday 30 December  -  New Year's Eve


Job vacancies

Under a special arrangement between the Governments of Australia and Canada, the Canadian Embassy in Kyiv is responsible for recruiting local staff on Australia's behalf in Ukraine.  Job vacancies for the Australian Embassy will be advertised on the Embassy of Canada to Ukraine website.