Welcome to the Australian Embassy in Riyadh
Welcome to the website of the Australian Embassy in Riyadh. This site contains a broad range of information on the Embassy’s services. Here you will find information on how to contact us, advice on the range of consular services available to Australian citizens, information on visa and citizenship arrangements and other practical information on matters such as trade and visas. This site can direct you to an extensive array of information about Australia and the Australian Government.
Accreditation to Bahrain, Oman and Yemen
The Australian Embassy in Riyadh is formally accredited to Bahrain, Oman and Yemen and has full responsibility for all aspects of the bilateral relationship including with respect to consular issues.
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Stay up to date with the Australian Embassy. You can follow Embassy's Twitter Page @AusEmbRiyadh to receive updates on Australia related news and events in Saudi Arabia.
Latest News and Events
2017 Bennelong by-election
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.
Marriage Law Postal Survey
The Australian Government will proceed with the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey of all Australians on the Commonwealth Electoral Roll. Instructions on survey participation is available on the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) website.