Location: Western Australia
Event: Four Day Lockdown in Perth and Peel region.
The Government of Western Australia has announced a four-day lockdown for the Perth metropolitan area and the Peel region effective from 12:01 a.m. on June 29, 2021, until 12:01 p.m. on Saturday, July 3, 2021. People in these regions will be required to stay at home except for when engaged in essential activities. When outside of the home, residents will be required to wear masks. For more information please see https://www.wa.gov.au/government/covid-19-coronavirus.
During the lockdown period, the Consulate will be closed to all routine consular services, including passport, consular report of birth abroad, notary, and visa applications. U.S. citizens in need of critical emergency services should contact PerthACS@state.gov.
Actions to Take:
- Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
- For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19, please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
- Check with your airlines, cruise lines, or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Have a plan to depart from Australia that does not rely on U.S. government assistance.
- Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Australia.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on COVID-19-related fraud.
- U.S. Consulate General, Perth, Australia
16 St. Georges Terrace
Perth, WA 6000
Telephone: (08) 6144-5100
- State Department – Consular Affairs: 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Australia Country Information
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