Australian Consulate-General
Noumea, New Caledonia
French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna


The Australian Federal Election will be held on 2 July 2016.  Early voting will be available at the Australian Consulate-General, Noumea (11 rue Georges Baudoux) between 10am and 3pm on Friday 24 June and between 10am and 3pm, Friday 1 July.  You will be required to bring your passport for identification please.  You should also confirm which Australian address you are currently enrolled at in order to be issued with the correct ballot papers for your electorate. Voters are advised to check the AEC website for their enrolment details.  Please note, the consulate will not be open on Election Day (Saturday, 2 July).

For further details please click here or refer to the Australian Electoral Commission’s website .


Welcome to the Australian Consulate General in New Caledonia

The Australia Consulate General in Noumea is Australia’s official diplomatic mission in New Caledonia. The Consul-General is also accredited to French Polynesia and Wallis and Futuna and is the representative to the Pacific Community (SPC).


Opening hours are from 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

Passports Services - All Australian passport applications lodged overseas must be lodged in person and additional overseas fees apply. 

Visa for Australia? French nationals with a valid French passport are generally eligible to apply for an eVisitor Visa online.


Latest News

Bilateral Trade Information Seminar

A bilateral trade information seminar was held on 25 February 2016 with the support of IRD and the Government of New Caledonia. Read more.

Australia Day 2016

Australian Consul-General Paul Wilson hosted a reception at the Residence to celebrate Australia Day and reflect on Australia’s vibrant relationships with New Caledonia and France. Read more.

Hundreds tie white ribbons in support of the elimination of violence against women

White Ribbon Day was marked by the Australian Consulate-General in Noumea with an open invitation to the public to tie a ribbon on the chancery fence as a gesture of support for the elimination of violence against women. Read more.

Visit to New Caledonia by Australian Minister for International Development and the Pacific

Australian Minister for International Development and the Pacific, the Honourable Steven Ciobo, visited New Caledonia in November 2015. Read more.

Visit to New Caledonia by Australian Minister for Education and Training

Australian Minister for Education and Training, the Honourable Christopher Pyne, visited New Caledonia in September 2015. Read more.

75th anniversary of Australian diplomatic representation in Noumea

The 6 August 2015 marks a milestone in Australian diplomatic representation in Noumea. On 6 August 1940, Australia’s Minister for External Affairs, John McEwen, announced to the Parliament that the Australian Government had appointed Bertram Charles Ballard as Australia’s first official representative in Noumea. Read More.