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

About Us

About 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).

The Australian Consulate-General works closely with the Australian Embassy in Paris and the French High Commission in New Caledonia.

Australian Embassy in Paris

French High Commission in New Caledonia

Head of Post

Short biography of Mr Paul Wilson, Consul-General

Other diplomats 

Deputy Consul-General
Ms Chiara Porro

Mr John Collins

Ms Haidee Barrenger

Public Holidays observed by the Australian Consulate-General in 2018  and 2019 (subject to change)

Public Holidays in 2018  
New Year's Day 1 January (Monday)
Australia Day 26 January (Friday)
Canberra Day 12 March (Monday)
Good Friday 30 March (Friday)
Easter Monday 2 April (Monday)
French Labour Day 1 May (Tuesday)
Whit Monday 21 May (Monday)
Queen's Birthday 11 June (Monday)
Assumption Day 15 August (Wednesday)
New Caledonia Day 24 September (Monday)
Australian Labour Day 1 October (Monday)
Christmas Day 25 December (Tuesday)
Boxing Day 26 December (Wednesday)
Additional DFAT Holiday 31 December (Monday)
Public Holidays in 2019  
New Year's Day 1 January (Tuesday)
Australia Day 28 January (Monday)
Canberra Day 11 March (Monday)
Good Friday 19 April (Friday)
Easter Monday 22 April (Monday)
French Labour Day 1 May (Wednesday)
Ascension Day 30 May (Thursday)
Queen's Birthday 10 June (Monday)
New Caledonia Day 24 September (Tuesday)
Australian Labour Day 7 October (Monday)
All Saints Day 1 November (Friday)
Christmas Day 25 December (Wednesday)
Boxing Day 26 December (Thursday)
Additional DFAT Holiday 27 December (Friday)


Assistance to Canadian Citizens

Under the Consular Sharing Agreement with Canada, the Australian Consulate-General in Noumea can provide some assistance to Canadian citizens.

Canadian citizens travelling or living overseas are invited to register their details on the Canadian consular registrar

Consular and Passports Section, Canadian High Commission, Canberra (for Canadians in New Caledonia)
Consular and Passport Section, Canadian High Commission, Wellington (for Canadians in French Polynesia)

Canadian citizens must enter Canada on a Canadian passport if arriving by air.

Further information, including passport and other forms, are available on  

The Australian Consulate-General in Noumea cannot provide advice on visas, immigration, study or work in Canada.  Please contact the Canadian Consulate-General in Sydney for assistance.

Australian Consulate, French Polynesia

This post is headed by an Honorary Consul.

The Australian Honorary Consul in Papeete can provide limited consular assistance to Australian and Canadian citizens.

The Australian Honorary Consul cannot perform notarial (witnessing signatures, certifying true copies or originals, etc.) or passport services.

For notarial services, consider checking with the relevant Australian authority whether there are local options such as a foreign citizen who holds a particular title or occupation (eg. notary public, lawyer, police officer, etc.) who may be accepted as a witness.

For Australian passport services, please consult our passport services page.


Australian Consulate
c/- Petropol Central Office
Papeava Port Zone - Fare Ute
Alfred Poroi Street
Papeete, Tahiti
French Polynesia

Phone: +689 40 468 853
Fax: +689 40 468 854

Postal Address:

BP 306
98713 Papeete, Tahiti
French Polynesia

Emergency number (24h/7): +687 27 24 14 (follow the prompts) 



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