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Western Australia State Office

Passports, document legalisations (apostille and authentications) and Certificates of No Impediment to Marriage for Western Australia are provided through the Perth Passport Office at Level 1, 140 William Street, Perth.

About us

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) offers services to Australians overseas through a network of diplomatic and consular missions. DFAT also maintains a domestic network of offices in state and territory capital cities to help advance Australia's foreign policy, trade and development interests.

DFAT's Western Australia State Office helps advance the department’s economic security and business engagement agenda, including a focus on Australia’s economic recovery, supply chain resilience and trade expansion programs.  We make sure that the Australian Government is in touch with the needs of Western Australian businesses and industry by encouraging trade links and promoting trade liberalisation (including bilateral and multilateral trade agreements).

The State Office also provides a range of services in support of our Portfolio Ministers; assists the Government of Western Australia in its international endeavours; engages with Western Australian business, academia and community; and assists the general public, where needed, with consular services.

Director Western Australia State Office

Outreach activities

The Western Australia State Office aims to promote understanding of Australia's foreign and trade policies. Please contact us at dfat.wa@dfat.gov.au if you would like someone from DFAT to speak to your school, business or community group on:

  • foreign policy issues
  • the Government's trade negotiations and objectives
  • the benefits that trade brings to Australia
  • DFAT's consular role

For more information about Australia's trade policies visit our trade and investment section and Austrade.

Consultations

The Western Australia State Office runs seminars and consultations in Perth and regional areas on trade issues, including developments in negotiations in the World Trade Organisation and in negotiations towards free trade agreements. If you would like to be notified of future events, or would like to participate in government-business consultations on specific trade negotiations, please register your interest at dfat.wa@dfat.gov.au.

Assisting Australians overseas

Australians seeking emergency consular assistance, should call DFAT's 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre on +61 2 6261 3305 (from overseas) or 1300 555 135 (toll free from within Australia).

We encourage Australian citizens and permanent residents to access our travel advice and information about consular services via the Smartraveller website.

Travel overseas

A wide range of brochures providing information to Australians travelling overseas are available from the Department's Western Australia State Office.

Travel advisories for particular countries are also available.

The Western Australia State Office can also assist Members of Parliament intending to travel to access services provided by Australian diplomatic missions. Please contact us at dfat.wa@dfat.gov.au for further information.

Employment

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade recruits both graduates and non-graduates for a range of positions. The Department offers a varied and challenging career advancing Australia's international political, economic, consular and security interests.

The Western Australia State Office does not recruit employees directly, and there are no opportunities for work experience within the Office.

Contact us

Western Australia State Office

Level 25, Exchange Tower

Sherwood Court (off St Georges Terrace)

Perth WA 6000



Office hours: 9:00am – 4:00pm, Monday to Friday

Phone: (08) 9231 4499

Email: dfat.wa@dfat.gov.au

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