High Commission
Brunei Darussalam

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By-election for the Division of Bennelong

A by-election for the federal electoral Division of Bennelong in New South Wales will be held on Saturday 16 December 2017.

You can check if you are enrolled in the Division of Bennelong, enrol or update your enrolment details at www.aec.gov.au/enrol. The deadline to enrol is 8pm AEDT Monday 20 November 2017.

In-person voting will not be available outside of Australia for this by-election. If you will be overseas on by-election day, you can apply for a postal vote or you can vote in person in Australia before you go.

You can apply for a postal vote by completing a ‘Postal Vote Application’ on the AEC website. You should ensure that you apply for a postal vote as soon as possible to allow enough time for the ballot papers to reach you overseas before by-election day.

For more information, visit the AEC website at www.aec.gov.au/Bennelong or contact the AEC via email (info@aec.gov.au) or telephone +61 2 6113 4777 or +61 2 6160 2600.

 

By-election for the Division of New England

A by-election for the federal electoral Division of New England in New South Wales will be held on Saturday 2 December 2017.

You can check if you are enrolled in the Division of New England at www.aec.gov.au/enrol. The deadline to enrol or update your details was 8pm AEDT Friday 3 November 2017.

In-person voting will not be available outside of Australia for this by-election. If you will be overseas on by-election day, you can apply for a postal vote or you can vote in person in Australia before you go.

You can apply for a postal vote by completing a ‘Postal Vote Application’ on the AEC website. You should ensure that you apply for a postal vote as soon as possible to allow enough time for the ballot papers to reach you overseas before by-election day.

For more information, visit the AEC website at www.aec.gov.au/new-england or contact the AEC via email (info@aec.gov.au) or telephone +61 2 6113 4777 or +61 2 6160 2600. 


High Commission Opening hours

Office Hours: 8:00 am to 5:05 pm Monday – Thursday  (lunch break 12.30-13.30).  8:00 am to 1:10 pm (Friday).

Passports, consular and notarial services are available by appointment only:  Clients should not attend the High Commission without an appointment except in a genuine emergency.  Appointments are available 8:30 am to 12:00 noon (Monday, Tuesday and Friday – except designated public holidays)

 

FREQUENT TRAVELLER PASSPORTS DISCONTINUED

The Frequent Traveller Passport will be discontinued from 1 December 2017.

In its place, the Australian Passport Office is introducing a new and less expensive replacement passport option (34 visa pages, same expiry date as passport being replaced) for passport holders with full visa pages. In Australia, the replacement passport is available via the NEW online application process.

Overseas, Australian citizens may choose either

         a) A new passport (34 pages with ten years validity) at the current passport charge of AUD 277 plus the overseas surcharge or

         b) A replacement passport (34 pages with the same expiry date as the passport being replaced) for AUD 175 in 2017, with no overseas  

               surcharge.                      

If you have any questions or concerns please refer to   https://www.passports.gov.au or contact the Australian High Commission Brunei austhicom.brunei@dfat.gov.au    +673 222 9435

 

Notarial Services Disclaimer

Please ensure that documents relating to the notarial services you require from the Australian Government/Embassy/Consulate, are presented in the correct form and that you provide the correct instructions for the notarial service you require. If you are unsure of the legislative requirements relating to the notarial service you require, you should seek independent legal advice. Please note that neither the Australian Government nor the Australian Embassy/High Commission/Consulate in Post/Country guarantees the legal effectiveness of the notarised document or the accuracy of its content. Fees paid for notarial services are non-refundable.

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Privacy Policy

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) uses third-party software (Setmore) to manage the High Commission appointments. Your personal information (including your name and contact details) will be collected by DFAT via Setmore to book your appointment and for related purposes. By proceeding with this booking, you are consenting to the collection of this information by Setmore on DFAT’s behalf for these purposes. If this information is not collected, DFAT’s ability to arrange your appointment will be limited. Your personal information will be handled by Setmore in accordance with Setmore’s Privacy Policy, and by DFAT in accordance with DFAT’s Privacy Policy.

 

Have you registered on Smartraveller?

The Australian High Commission, Bandar Seri Begawan, encourages all Australians living in or visiting Brunei Darussalam to register on the Smartraveller website.  The registration information you provide will help us to contact you in an emergency.

You may also wish to subscribe to alerts.  This is a free email service to provide you with the latest updates to our travel advice. 

 

Would you like to be invited to High Commission events?

Australians wishing to register socially with the Australian High Commission to be kept updated of our events, such as Australia Day and ANZAC Day, should complete the Australian Community Outreach form and send it to austhicom.brunei@dfat.gov.au. You can also stay up to date with everything the High Commission is doing by following us on our Facebook page, Australia in Brunei Darussalam.

 

  Are you an Australian Global Alumni?

Did you Study in Australia? The High Commission likes to stay connected with graduates of all Australian educational institutions. If you have completed high school, university, in service training or other education in Australia please fill out the Alumni Registration Form and email it to austhicom.brunei@dfat.gov.au to stay informed about tailored events and opportunities.

The Australian Government has also created a virtual global network for international scholars and fellows who have studied in Australia and for Australians who have studied overseas.  Go to our Brunei Australia Alumni page to find out more!

 

 

Privacy Statement

Personal information provided to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is protected by law, including the Privacy Act 1988. We may collect, use and disclose your personal information, including to overseas recipients where we reasonably believe it is necessary, to provide you with consular assistance. Important information about the privacy of your personal information is contained in our Consular Privacy Collection Statement, which you should read and understand.