Australian Consulate-General
New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna



The Australian Consulate-General in Noumea provides consular assistance in New Caledonia and Wallis-and-Futuna to citizens of Australia, Canada, Nauru and Papua New Guinea.

Consular assistance to Australians, Canadians and citizens of Nauru and PNG - Please call +687 27 24 14 (outside of our office hours, follow the prompts to be connected to the 24/7 Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra, also contactable outside of our office hours, in Australia on 1300 555 135 or from overseas on +61 2 6261 3305). Canadian citizens can also alternatively contact the 24/7 Canadian Emergency Watch and Response Center in Ottawa (email: [email protected] – phone +1 613 996 8885 with call collect accepted where available). Please also check relevant travel advisories and recommendations for Australians on Smartraveller and for Canadians on Travel advice and advisories -

The Australian Consulate-General provides consular, passport and notarial services. For further information, check out the Consular Notarial and Passports Services - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

The Australian Consulate-General does not provide assistance to foreign nationals in Australia – foreign nationals in Australia must request consular assistance directly from the consular services of their country of citizenship: French nationals in Australia should contact the French consular services in Australia, other foreign nationals should contact the consular services of their foreign diplomatic representations in Australia.

The Australian Consulate-General does not manage enquiries relating to visas, immigration-citizenship or entry-exit requirements to Australia (Australian Department of Home Affairs)New Caledonia or Wallis-and-Futuna, or Canada and we are unable to escalate applications or issues with the authorities in Australia, New Caledonia and Wallis-and-Futuna, or Canada.



Australia Awards - Applications Open

Under the Australia-France Roadmap, signed by Foreign Minister Wong and Foreign Minister Colonna in December 2023, the Australian Government is proud to announce the return of the prestigious Australia Awards Scholarships to New Caledonia and French Polynesia.

See the following pages for more information:

Australian Consulate General in Noumea: Scholarship programs and study in Australia (

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Australia Awards Scholarships | Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (

Australia Awards: Australia Awards

Welcome to the Australian Consulate-General in Noumea


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

Opening hours are from 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday (except public holidays).


Australian Passports - Australian customers should lodge their passport applications at their nearest Australian mission: if you lodge your passport application with another mission, you may be at risk of further delays, including for the delivery of your passport, and associated costs, as new passports are automatically sent to the post where they were lodged and redirections cannot be easily facilitated. Please allow a minimum of six weeks to receive a new passport once a completed application has been received and payment has been taken. You may be eligible for a mailed-in adult renewal application under specific conditions

Visas for and travel to Australia (Home Affairs) - French nationals with a valid French passport are generally eligible to apply online for an eVisitor visa. Australian citizens must travel to Australia on an Australian passport.


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