Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Sydney

Location:  Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

Event:  The ACT will enter a seven-day lockdown from 5:00 PM today, August 12, 2021, as a result of a COVID-19 case being identified in the community and positive wastewater detections reported overnight. People in the ACT can only leave their home for essential reasons. The lockdown order will be in place until at least 5:00 PM on Thursday, August 19, 2021. Please refer to the  ACT government website for more details.

The U.S. Consulate General in Sydney remains closed for routine in-person consular services, including passport, consular report of birth abroad, 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 SydneyACS@state.gov.

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