Australian High Commission
Tuvalu

Welcome to the official website of the Australian High Commission in Funafuti, Tuvalu.

Our Head of Mission is Ms Karyn Murray.

We invite you to access the resources and information contained on this website or contact us at ahc.funafuti@dfat.gov.au if you wish to make a general inquiry.

 

Australian 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).

For Australians in Tuvalu voting will be available via postal service only, there is no in person voting services being provided. 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.

Election information in other languages can be found at www.aec.gov.au/translated.

 

Vacancies

The Australian High Commission does not currently have any vacancies.

To be considered for employment at the Australian High Commission, Tuvalu, you must be eligible to work in Tuvalu either by virtue of Citizenship or appropriate work permit. Australians (citizens and residents) or New Zealanders living in Tuvalu are welcome to submit an expression of interest to the High Commission with a brief CV and details of their areas of expertise.

 

Visas and Immigration

The Department of Home Affairs is making it quicker and easier to apply for visas through ImmiAccount. More information can be found here. For further information about visas and immigration, please see www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

Information for Australian Travellers

 

Passports

Is your passport lost or stolen in Tuvalu?

  • Report the loss or theft online
  • Contact the Australia High Commission in Funafuti (contact details below) during local business hours
  • Call the Australian Passport Information Service on 131 232 from within Australia.
  • Seek more information on the Australian Passports Office website.

Applying for a passport?

  • For passport information including applying for or renewing your passport, visit www.passports.gov.au
  • The Australian High Commission in Funafuti does not issue passports. Australians citizens seeking to apply for or renew an Australian passport can attend a passport interview at the Australian High Commission in Suva. 
  • Passport fees for 2018 are listed here.