U.S. Consulate General Melbourne

Consular Operations

The U.S. Consulate General Sydney, Perth and Melbourne are providing limited consular services. Due to COVID-related restrictions, Melbourne’s estimated processing time for mail-in visa applications are at a minimum of 30 days from the date the application is received.

Additional information on visa services and restrictions relating to COVID-19 is available here.

Since J.A. Henriques was appointed Consul in 1852, the United States of America has maintained a consulate in Melbourne, Australia.

The Consulate General moved to its present location on St. Kilda Road in 1990 and works to promote close ties between the United States and Australia.

The Consular District covered by Consulate General Melbourne includes Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and the Northern Territory, which comprises approximately 35% of Australia’s population and land area.