Australian High Commission

About us

About the Australian High Commission in Pakistan



Head of Mission

Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan

Contact information

Physical Address

Constitution Ave and Ispahani Rd,
Diplomatic Enclave, No. 1
Sector G-5/4, Islamabad, Pakistan


Access to the Diplomatic Enclave in Islamabad, where the High Commission is located, has been restricted by the Pakistani Government for security reasons. Access by bus is from the Diplomatic Shuttle Service located on the 3rd Avenue (University Road) from Murree Road (2km from the Convention Centre). An office has been set up at the bus station to sell tickets and direct customers to the bus.

Access to the High Commission on foot or car is either from the Foreign Office gate entrance on Constitution Avenue, or from the Shams gate entrance on Ispahani Road. Access to the High Commission via foot or car is subject to prior entry clearance, obtained from DPD (Diplomatic Protection Department) through the High Commission.

Postal Address

PO Box 1046, Islamabad, Pakistan


+92 51 8355 500 (Switchboard)


+92 51 282 0112 (Admin/Consular)

+92 51 282 0189 (Executive/Political)

+92 51 282 1150 (Immigration)

+92 51 283 2108 (Austrade)

+92 51 282 0418 (Australian AID)

+92 51 282 3686 (Defence)

+92 51 282 1161 (AFP)

+92 51 282 6078 (DTZ)


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Note: Consular and Passport enquiries are for Australian Citizens and Australian permanent residents only and visa enquiries will not be responded to. For all visa enquiries please contact the Immigration enquiries email above.

Opening Hours

The High Commission is open from:

08.00 am to 4.45 pm Monday to Thursday
08.00 am to 12.30 pm Friday

Public Holidays

The Australian High Commission Islamabad will observe following Public Holidays in Year 2016.

Date Day Holiday
1 January 2016 Friday New Year's Day
23 March 2016 Wednesday Pakistan Day
25 March 2016 Friday Good Friday
28 March 2016 Monday Easter Monday
6 July 2016 Wednesday Eid-Ul-Fitr
7 July 2016 Thursday Eid-Ul-Fitr
8 July 2016 Friday Eid-Ul-Fitr
13 September 2016 Tuesday Eid-Ul-Azha
14 September 2016 Wednesday Eid-Ul-Azha
11 October 2016 Tuesday Moharram (Ashoura)*
13 December 2016 Tuesday Eid-E-Milad-Un-Nabi*
26 December 2016 Monday Boxing Day
27 December 2016 Tuesday Christmas Day (In Lieu)
28 December 2016 Wednesday Additional DFAT Holiday

Please note that the dates marked (*) are subject to the sighting of the moon.