Australian Embassy

Services for Australians

Services for Australians Overseas

Australian federal election 2016

The Australian federal election will be held on Saturday 2 July 2016.  It is now too late to enrol to vote for this election.

Online applications for a postal vote (for those already registered to vote) are available on the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website at Your application for a postal vote must be received by the AEC by 29 June 2016. 

The Australian Embassy Yangon will be open for pre-poll voting in person on weekdays from 8.30am – 3.30pm commencing Monday 20 June until Friday 1 July 2016.

The Embassy will also be open for voting on Election Day from 9.00am – 2.00pm.

In order to be granted access to the Embassy to vote in person you will need to bring your current Australian passport as identification.


What we can and cannot do

Assisting Australians overseas within limits

Travel information for Australians

Get the latest travel advisories and other traveller hints from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade


Complete a passport form online

On-line registration for Australians overseas

We encourage use of this online registration service by Australians planning to reside overseas for extended periods, and those travelling to locations where there are security risks.

Living in Country

Former residents

A gateway to information about Australian benefits, payments and services 

Centrelink International Services

Provides information about Centrelink International Services, the area of Centrelink responsible for delivery of social welfare payments to customers who are outside of Australia for 13 weeks or more.

Returning to Australia

Handy information for Australians or residents returning from a holiday or moving back to Australia.

Taking cats and dogs to Australia