Australian Embassy

About us

bout the Australian Embassy in Iraq




Mr Glenn Miles is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and was most recently Australia's Special Representative on Afghanistan in Doha.

He has previously served overseas as Head of Mission in Egypt, Lebanon and Kuwait, Head of the Australian Representative Office in Ramallah, and has had postings in Fiji, Jordan and Saudi Arabia.

Mr Miles is a graduate from Deakin University and speaks Arabic.

Opening hours

The Embassy operates from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Sunday to Thursday except for the public holidays listed below.

Access to the Australian Embassy in Baghdad is strictly by prior appointment.  If you require an appointment please phone or email us.


Visas and Immigration

The Australian Embassy in Baghdad does not issue visas or provide advice about visas or migration to Australia. The Australian Embassy in Amman manages visa and citizenship services for clients in Iraq. Enquiries regarding visas, immigration or citizenship should be directed to the Australian Embassy in Amman [email protected].

You can apply online for most Australian visas and citizenship through ImmiAccount. This is the preferred and most efficient way to apply.


تأشيرات الدخول والهجرة

لا تصدر السفارة الأسترالية في بغداد تأشيرات دخول ولا تستطيع تقديم المشورة بشأن تأشيرات الدخول أو الهجرة إلى أستراليا. تتولى السفارة الأسترالية في عمان كافة معاملات تأشيرات الدخول والجنسية للعراقيين والأجانب المقيمين في العراق. يرجى توجيه كافة الاستفسارات المتعلقة بالتأشيرات والهجرة والجنسية إلى السفارة الأسترالية في عمان طريق البريد الإلكتروني التالي:  [email protected].

بالإمكان التقديم لأغلب معاملات تأشيرات الدخول والجنسية الأسترالية الكترونيا من خلال حساب الهجرة والتي تعتبر الطريقة الافضل والأكثر فعالية.


Public holidays - 2024

The Embassy will be closed on the following public holidays in 2024

1 January 2024


New Year’s Day

25 January 2024


Australia Day (in lieu)

21 March 2024



31 March 2024


Easter Sunday

10 April 2024


Eid Al Fitr*

11 April 2024


Eid Al Fitr *

16 June 2024


Eid Al Adha *

17 June 2024


Eid Al Adha *

18 June 2024


Eid Al Adha *

18 July 2024


10 Muharam (Ashura)* TBC

26 August 2024


Arba’een Imam Hussain*TBC

3 October 2024


Iraq National Day

25 December 2024


Christmas Day

26 December 2024


Boxing Day
















(*) May vary slightly and will be confirmed closer to the scheduled date