Australian Embassy

Welcome to the official website of the Australian Embassy in Brazil. Find out more here about Australia, its culture, history, economy and people; how to apply to visit, study or work in Australia; and about the relationship between Australia and Brazil - and much more!


Australia meets Brazil on the stage

After co-creating the photographic exhibition Brasilia for the Australian now festival, Phillip Adams is collaborating with the Companhia de Ballet da Cidade de Niterói (CBNC) and Brazilian dancer/photographer Gregory Lorenzutti on a project called “People of the Cities”. The project’s first initiative, a performance called Pacific will premiere in November 11. Learn more about the project by visiting: O Fluminense webpage and Dance Australia webpage.                                                                                                                                                                      

Job vacancy at Australian Embassy Brasilia: Visa Decision Maker

The Immigration Section of the Australian Embassy in Brasilia is looking to recruit a Visa Decision Maker. Applicants with a high level of proficiency in English are encouraged to apply.

For information about the position, please see: Recruitment Documentation – Visa Decision Maker

In order to apply for the position, please complete the Application Form – Visa Decision Maker

Applications close Wednesday, 26 October 2016.


Direct Aid Program (DAP)

The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a flexible, small grants program funded by the Australian Government and managed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The goal of DAP is to advance developmental objectives and address humanitarian hardship in developing countries, while at the same time fulfilling Australia’s international relations and public diplomacy objectives.

More information about DAP can be found on our Development Cooperation page.


Electronic Tourist Visas

The Australian Government has expanded its electronic tourist visa (known as e600 - Tourist Stream Visa) to citizens of Brazil to provide a more convenient and streamlined service. More information.


Australian Citizens

Need our help? For consular assistance, please call – any time, any day – one of the following:

  • Australian Embassy in Brazil: +55 (61) 3226 3111
  • Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra: +61 2 6261 3305 or toll free (local call cost only in Australia) 1300 555 135

If you have trouble dialling from within Brazil, check that you are using the correct dialling and operator codes.

Contact details for the Australian Consulate-General in Sao Paulo and the Consulate in Rio de Janeiro can be found in the \'About Us\' section, and contact details for the tourist police in these cities are listed in the ‘Where to get help’ section of the Australian Government’s travel advice for Brazil.

We encourage all Australian travellers and residents in Brazil to:


Registering with the Australian Embassy in Brazil 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.

To get the latest information about travelling and living in Brazil, read the:


Lost or Stolen Passports

Has your Australian passport been lost or stolen in Brazil?  Report it online or to the Embassy (contact details above).  You may need to obtain an Australian passport in Brazil.  More information is available on the Australian Passports Office website.