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Book of Condolences
The Australian Embassy Abu Dhabi has opened a Condolence Book in response to the tragic loss of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 to honour those who have lost their lives and to support those who have been bereaved.
The Book is now available in the Embassy reception (Level 8, Al Muhairy Centre, Zayed the First Street) for those wishing to express their sympathy during normal working hours.
The Condolence Book will remain available until the National Commemorations Service is held in the coming weeks.
Condolences may also be registered on-line at https://www.pm.gov.au/mh17-condolences
Australian Embassy, Abu Dhabi
The Australian Embassy, Abu Dhabi is located at:
Al Muhairy Centre
Sheikh Zayed the First Street,
Postal address: PO Box 32711, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 2 401 7500
Fax: +971 2 401 7501
Australia's Ambassador to the UAE and Qatar is now on Twitter. Follow him here.
All visitors to the Embassy will be required to provide a personal identification document and telephone number to a building security guard downstairs, before proceeding to the 8th Floor.
The Australian Embassy, Abu Dhabi is open 0800 to 1630, Sundays to Thursdays
The Australian Embassy is closed on Fridays and Saturdays, and relevant public holidays.
Australian Consulate-General, Dubai
The Australian Consulate-General, Dubai is located at:
Level 25, Burjuman Business Tower
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road
Postal address: P.O. Box 124400, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 508 7100
Fax: +971 4 355 1547
The Australian Consulate-General in Dubai is open 0800 to 1600, Sundays to Thursday, The Consulate is closed on Fridays and Saturdays, and relevant public holidays.
The following public holidays will be observed by the Australian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Australian Consulate-General in Dubai:
Tuesday, 29 July 2014, Eid Al Fitr*
Wednesday, 30 July 2014, Eid Al Fitr*
Thursday, 31 July 2014, Eid Al Fitr*
* Subject to sighting of the moon
Important information for Australian Citizens
Australian Citizens requiring Consular or Passport Services from the Australian Embassy, Abu Dhabi or the Australian Consulate General in Dubai are requested where possible to ring the Embassy/Consulate in advance to make an appointment. Passport and attestation appointments are available between 0800 and 1500.
This will ensure that you receive immediate attention at the appointed time.
You should ring or email to book an appointment for Passport and Consular Services - in Abu Dhabi +971 2 401 7500 email@example.com and in Dubai or +971 4 508 7100 firstname.lastname@example.org.
We encourage all Australians living or travelling overseas to register online with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
The information you provide will be used only to advise you of updated travel advisories and may also be used to contact you in case of an emergency.
For Australian citizens living in Qatar, representatives from the Australian Embassy in Abu Dhabi travel to Doha on a regular basis to provide consular and passport services to Australian citizens. Please contact the Embassy by telephone or email for further information.
For Citizenship and Visa inquiries, kindly contact the Australian Visa Application Centre on +971 4 205 5900 or email: email@example.com. Alternatively, you may wish to contact the Department of Immigration and Border Protection on: +971 4 508 7200 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you a smart traveller?
Visit the Smartraveller website for the Australian Government's travel advisory and consular assistance service.
The Smartraveller iPhone app is now available in the App Store. The app features location aware travel advice updates and access to Smartraveller advice without the need for an internet connection, along with easy repeat travel registration using saved information.