Federal Election 2019
The 2019 Australian federal election will be held on Saturday 18 May 2019. If you are an eligible Australian citizen living overseas you can still participate but you need to be enrolled.
To enrol, check or update your enrolment details visit www.aec.gov.au. The deadline for enrolling or updating your details for the federal election is 8pm, Thursday 18 April (Australian time in the electorate you’re enrolled).
The Australian Embassy in Lima will be offering in person voting from Wednesday, 8 May 2019. The opening hours are from 9:00am to 5:00pm from Wednesday 8 May to Friday 17 May (weekdays only). The Embassy will not be open on 18 May (election day).
To gain access to the Embassy you will need to provide identification such as a passport or Peruvian document of identity.
Our address is:
Australian Embassy, Avenida La Paz 1049, 10th Floor, Miraflores, Lima 18
Phone: +51 1 6300500
Alternatively, you can apply for a postal vote online now at www.aec.gov.au.
If you are overseas and unable to vote, complete an overseas notification form and return it to the AEC. Being overseas is a valid reason for not voting.
Information in other languages can be found at www.aec.gov.au/translated.
Work and Holiday Visa for Australians
This visa allows young Australians who want to spend their holidays in Peru for up to one year and work during the same period. Its main objective is to encourage cultural exchange and closer ties between young people from Australia and Peru.
For more information on how to apply, visit: http://www.consulado.pe/es/Sydney/tramite/Paginas/Visas/WorkandHolidayAusEn.aspx
Australian Embassy, Lima
Consular and Passports Section Contact Details
Phone: +51 1 630 0500
Fax: +51 1 630 0520
Av. La Paz 1049, Piso 10
Miraflores, Lima 18, Perú
Appointment bookings for passport and notarial services in Lima
Passport and notarial services are available by appointment only at the Australian Embassy in Lima. Clients without an appointment will only be seen in exceptional circumstances. Appointments are not required for passport collections.
Appointments can be made by clicking here.
Clients should arrive 5 minutes prior to appointments for security screening. If you arrive late for your appointment you may need to wait until an officer is available. Bookings can be made up to 2 months in advance. We request that you do not book more than one appointment at a time. Please refer to your notification email if you need to amend or cancel your appointment (see example below). Appointments are available for the following services:
- Australian Passport applications – adult and child
- Notarial Services – including Affidavits, Oaths or Affirmations, Apostilles, Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage (CNI), Certifying Copies of Documents, Land Transfer/Mortgage Documents, Statutory Declarations for the Commonwealth or an Australian State/Territory
Appointments are not required for the following services:
- Passport collections – please attend the Embassy during office hours
Steps to booking:
- Select your desired service.
- You will automatically be forwarded to the next available appointment. You may select a date or time between 1 hour and 2 months in advance. First select the date on the calendar and then choose the time. This will default to the next available appointment
- Enter your information. We ask you to list an email address and a phone number so that you can receive appointment reminders and we can contact you if necessary.
- Agree to our cancellation policy. If you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment, please refer to instructions below. Cancellations and modifications can be made 1 hour in advance.
- Attend the Australian Embassy Lima at your designated booking time.
Cancelling or rescheduling your appointment
- The Embassy will send an email notification through setmore.com each time an appointment is booked – it will contain an appointment cancellation/modification link and will appear as per below:
- If you want to modify an appointment, click "Reschedule" and you will receive a message on a new tab allowing you to modify the appointment.
- If you want to cancel an appointment, click "Cancel Appointment" and you will receive a message on a new tab asking you to confirm cancellation.
- If you require assistance, please contact the Embassy (see our contact details above) during our office hours.
Fees vary month to month. All fees are in US dollars and can be paid by Mastercard, Visa, American Express or Diners.
Australian Honorary Consulate in La Paz, Bolivia
Av. Montenegro #961
Edificio Olimpo, piso 1
Mobile numbers: +591 76768787; +591 706 10626
Office hours: From Monday to Friday from 9:00 Hrs to 12:00 Hrs, except for public holidays
Emergency consular assistance
Need help now? Find the 24-hour, 7-day a week emergency consular hotlines on this website’s home page.
We assist Australians overseas within limits (see Consular Services Charter). Our capacity to assist is influenced by local laws and conditions, international rules governing consular work, and by the cooperation offered by persons and organisations. This does not diminish the obligation of Australian citizens to keep themselves informed on the situation in the country likely to affect their safety or to meet costs incurred in rendering assistance.
Registering on Smartraveller
We encourage all Australian travellers and residents in Peru and Bolivia to:
Registering your presence in Peru or Bolivia and your travel plans is very important. This information will help us to contact or find you in an emergency - whether it is a natural disaster, civil disturbance or family emergency. It may also be used to pass other information to you such as important travel advice updates, notice of elections and information on other matters relevant to travellers and expatriates.
Read and subscribe to the latest information from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade about travelling and living in Peru and Bolivia:
- Travel Advice for Peru
- Travel Advice for Bolivia
- Smartraveller Bulletins - information on special issues and events
- Tips for all travellers
Has your Australian passport been lost or stolen in Peru or Bolivia? Report it online or to the Embassy. For more information on applying for a passport see the Australian Passport Office website or contact us.
Travel Document Fees increased on 1 January 2019
Fees for Australian passports and other travel documents increased on 1 January 2019. Fees increase on 1 January each year in line with the movement of the Australian Consumer Price Index and are worked out by reference to an indexation factor in accordance with the Australian Passports (Application Fees) Determination 2015. Please see new fees in Australian dollars on the Australian Passport Office website
Please note that the Australian Embassy in Lima only accepts fees in US dollars, which are subject to change at the beginning of each month for exchange rate variations. Please contact us for the current Australian Travel Document fees in US dollars.
Find handy information for Australians or residents returning from a holiday or moving back to Australia.