Australian High Commission

Services for Australians

Services for Australians Overseas

Services to Australians: Consular/Australian Passports

These pages are to assist Australians visiting Malaysia. A passport with at least six (6) months validity remaining is required for all persons entering Malaysia.

Notarial services in Penang

The Australian High Commission will be providing notarial services at the Honorary Consulate office in Penang from 9.30am to 11.30am on 14 December 2017.  This service is by appointment only and there will be limited appointments available.  Please call +603 21465575 for enquiries or to make an appointment. 

Notarial Services
10:00am to 12:00 noon (Monday to Thursday)

Consular and Passport Services
8:30am - 4:00pm (Monday to Friday)


Contact details for enquiries

Australian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 603 - 21465555 (option 2)
Tel: 603 - 21465575 (direct line operation 8:30am - 4:30pm)
Fax: 603 - 21415773

After Hours Consular and Passports Assistance:
Australian Citizens and Australian Permanent Residents who require urgent consular and passport assistance after normal working hours may call FREECALL 1800 808 449 (within Malaysia) or 603 - 2146 5555 to be directed to the Consular Emergency Centre in Australia.  

Please note:

Honorary Consul offices in Kota Kinabalu, Kuching and Penang can accept submission of Australian passport applications and provide limited consular assistance.  

Honorary Consul offices cannot perform Notarial Services, including certification of documents, witnessing of signatures, etc.  These services can only be performed at the Australian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur.   

Honorary Consul offices do not assist in immigration, visa or Australian citizenship enquiries. Please see the contact details of the visa and migration section here.

I. Australian Honorary Consul, Kota Kinabalu
Suite 10.1, Level 10, Wisma Great Eastern, 65 Jalan Gaya, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Tel: 6088 267 151
Fax: 6088 266 509

II. Australian Honorary Consul, Kuching
Australian Consulate, E39 Level 2, Taman Sri Sarawak Mall, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, 93100 Kuching, Sarawak
Tel: 6082 230 777
Fax: 6082 313 388

III. Australian Honorary Consul, Penang
14A (1st Floor), Lorong Abu Siti, 10400 Penang
Tel: 604 226 8955
Fax: 604 228 3366


Living in Malaysia

How to obtain a Malaysian Good Conduct Certificate
Safety and Security
Marriage in Malaysia. See also Marriage Overseas
Birth, marriage and death certificates
How to obtain a Malaysian Driving Licence
Renewal of Driver\'s Licence
International driving permits
Taxation issues
Authentications and Apostilles

What we can and cannot do

Assisting Australians overseas within limits

Travel information for Australians

Get the latest travel advisories and other traveller hints from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 

Travel advisories and Traveller Hints


Australian Passport Information

On-line registration for Australians overseas

We encourage use of this online registration service by Australians planning to reside overseas for extended periods, and those travelling to locations where there are security risks.

Online Registration

Emergency situations

The Australian Government, through its consular officers, endeavours to provide assistance in situations where danger exists due to civil unrest, war, etc., when it is considered necessary and where it can be arranged. 


Returning to Australia

Handy information for Australians or residents returning from a holiday or moving back to Australia. 

Returning Australians

Former residents

A gateway to information about Australian pensions and superannuation. 

Pensions and Superannuation

Centrelink Services

Centrelink Services information

APEC Business Travel Card

APEC Business Travel Card information