Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Sydney

Location: Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Event:  The state of New South Wales (NSW) has announced further restrictions for the Greater Sydney area, including the Blue Mountains, Wollongong, and the Central Coast. From 6:00 PM today, June 26, 2021, until at least 11:59 PM on Friday, July 9, everyone must stay home unless they need to leave for four essential reasons.  Statewide, a face mask is required in all indoor, non-residential spaces, on public transport, and at organized outdoor events.  In areas of NSW outside of Sydney, limits on gatherings and other rules apply.

Accordingly, the U.S. Consulate General in Sydney 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 order. U.S. citizens in need of critical emergency services should contact

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