High Commission
Brunei Darussalam
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For more information on Australia and news on High Commission activities and events, visit our Facebook page Australia in Brunei Darussalam

Opening hours

Office Hours
8:00 am to 5:05 pm (Monday – Thursday)
8:00 am to 1:10 pm (Friday)

Passport Services/Notarial Services
8:00 am to 12:00 noon (Monday, Tuesday and Friday)

Passports and notarial services are available by appointment only.  To book an appointment, please call the High Commission on 2229435 or email us at austhicom.brunei@dfat.gov.au.

2016 Federal Election

The Australian federal election will be held on Saturday 2 July 2016. It is now too late to enrol to vote for this election.

Online applications for a postal vote (for those already registered to vote) are available on the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website at www.aec.gov.au. Your application for a postal vote must be received by the AEC by 29 June 2016.

Early (in-person) voting will be offered at the Australian High Commission, Bandar Seri Begawan, from Monday 20 June 2016. Election arrangements including voting times are published below and updated regularly.

In order to be granted access the High Commission to vote in person you will need to bring your current Australian passport as identification. There are no exceptions to this policy.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday 20 June – 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (closed for lunch 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm)
  • Tuesday 21 June – 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (closed for lunch 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm)
  • Friday 24 June – 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Monday 27 June – 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (closed for lunch 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm)
  • Tuesday 28 June – 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (closed for lunch 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm)
  • Friday 1 July – 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Saturday 2 July – 9:00 am to 12:30 pm (Election Day)

For complete and current information on any upcoming Australian elections, enrolment procedures and voting whilst overseas, visit the AEC website at www.aec.gov.au or contact the AEC via email info@aec.gov.au or telephone +61 2 6273 8606.

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.

Registration of Australians in Brunei Darussalam

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 registration form and send it to austhicom.brunei@dfat.gov.au.  Or follow us on our Facebook  page, Australia in Brunei Darussalam.


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