Australian Embassy
Also accredited to Zambia, Malawi, Democratic Republic of Congo and Republic of Congo



Welcome to The Australian Embassy Website

Welcome to the Australian Embassy in Harare. This site contains a broad range of information on the Embassy’s services. Here you will find information on how to contact us, advice on the range of consular and passport services available to Australian citizens, information on visa and citizenship arrangements and other practical information on matters such as the Direct Aid Program (DAP). 

You can follow the Embassy on Twitter @AusEmbZim   and on Facebook Australian Embassy, Zimbabwe or email the Embassy at [email protected].

The Australian Embassy in Harare represents the people and Government of Australia in the countries of:

Australian Ambassador to Zimbabwe

Ambassador Minoli Perera is a career diplomat with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). She is currently Ambassador to Zimbabwe, with non-resident accreditation to the Democratic Republic of  the Congo, Malawi, the Republic of the Congo and Zambia. Ambassador Perera has served as Minister-Counsellor and Consul General in Beijing and Port Moresby, and as Deputy Consul General in New York. She has also served in Argentina and Israel. In Australia, Ambassador Perera most recently served as head of the Department’s Executive Division. Before this she was the Chief Security Officer. She is married and has two children.


Consular and Passport Services

For urgent consular and passport assistance the Embassy can be contacted via email -  [email protected] or on 0 242 852 471 from within Zimbabwe or on +263 242 852 471 from outside Zimbabwe. If you need urgent assistance outside of normal working hours, please contact our Consular Emergency Centre, Canberra (Australia) +61 2 6261 3305

Visit Services for Australians for important information on passports, consular and notarial services (such as getting a document certified).

Please note passport application interviews and notarial services at the Embassy in Harare are offered by appointment only - you can book via the online appointment booking page.

Keep up to date with the latest travel advice and information at As always, we encourage Australians overseas to stay in touch with friends and family and let them know you’re safe.


Visas and Citizenship

Latest news

From 18 December 2023, Australian Biometric Collection Centre locations and Service Delivery Partners in Zimbabwe will change. Links to make a biometric collection booking and the new ABCC location can be found on the Department of Home Affairs website at

For the latest immigration and citizenship news, see News archive.


Visa and citizenship applications are managed by the Department of Home Affairs. Embassy staff are unable to assist with general visa or citizenship enquiries.

The Department of Home Affairs website has the most up to date and comprehensive information on applying for visas and citizenship. The website also has useful definitions and tools to help you understand the department’s requirements. Visit the website at Immigration and citizenship.

If you are having trouble locating information on the department’s website, the Home Affairs Digital Assistant may be able to help. The Digital Assistant can help you find information on Australian visas, citizenship and border entry. Visit the Immigration and citizenship website, and click the Ask a question button to get started.

Visit our Visas and Migration page for more information on visa and citizenship matters including Australian biometric collection services in Zimbabwe.

Global Service Centre

If you require additional information, you may telephone the Global Service Centre on +61 2 6196 0196, Monday to Friday, from 9:00am to 5:00pm your local time.

International calls may be subject to charges imposed by your local carrier. You may wish to consider using a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) provider to avoid potentially high charges.

Vacancies at the Embassy

There are currently no vacancies.



Please click on the link for information about the Direct Aid Program.


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