Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Melbourne

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Melbourne (February 12, 2021)

Location: Victoria

Event:  Five Day Lockdown in Victoria. The Victorian State Government announced on February 12 a five-day lockdown for all of Victoria effective from 23:59 on February 12, 2021, until 23:59 on February 17, 2021.  The new restrictions require staying at home except for when engaged in essential activities.  When outside of the home, residents will be required to wear face masks. For more information, please see https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus 

Accordingly, the U.S. Consulate General in Melbourne will be closed for routine consular services including passport, consular report of birth aboard, notarial, loss of nationality, and visa applications during the period of the lockdown. The U.S. Consulate General in Melbourne will also be closed on Monday, February 15 for the Washington’s Birthday holiday.  U.S. citizens in need of critical emergency services should contact MelbourneACS@state.gov 

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