Australian High Commission
Republic of Maldives

Consular Services


The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) provides consular assistance to Australians overseas. Consular services for Australians in the Republic of Maldives are provided by the Australian High Commission in Malé.

The Consular Section of the High Commission is open from 9.30am until 3.00pm Sunday to Thursday, excluding some Australian and Maldivian public holidays.

The Consular Section of the Australian High Commission Malé can be contacted during business hours by telephoning +960 334 0080 or via email: [email protected].

DFAT also provides Australians with emergency consular services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Outside of local business hours, you can contact the Consular Emergency Centre on 1300 555 135 within Australia or +61 2 6261 3305 from outside Australia.

The Consular and Passport section is not responsible for Australian visa and immigration queries. This service is provided by the Australian Department of Home Affairs. Information about visas and immigration is available here.

For enquiries regarding Maldivian visas and immigration, you will need to contact Maldives Immigration.

The Consular Services Charter

The Australian Government will do what it can to help Australians in difficulty overseas, but there are legal and practical limits to what help we may be able to provide. Information on the services we may be able to provide and information on what we cannot do are outlined in the Consular Services Charter.

For information about collecting your personal information please read the Consular Privacy Collection Statement.

Travel Advice

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As always, we encourage Australians overseas to stay in touch with friends and family, and let them know you’re safe.