Australian Embassy

About us

About the Australian Embassy in Iraq


Ms Ganly is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and was most recently the Executive Director, Diplomatic Academy. Her career reflects a wealth of experience in diplomatic security, consular policy and ministerial support, having worked in DFAT and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

She has previously served overseas as Consul-General in both London and Beijing in addition to postings in Hong Kong, Prague, Caracas, Dhaka and Seoul. In Canberra Ms Ganly has served as Assistant Secretary, Consular Policy Branch, Assistant Secretary Diplomatic Security Branch and First Assistant Secretary, Ministerial Support Division (PM&C).

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 - 2023

The Embassy will be closed on the following public holidays in 2023

 1 January 2023


 New Year’s Day

 26 January 2023


 Australia Day

 21 March 2023



 9 April 2023


 Easter Sunday

 23 April 2023


 Eid Al Fitr*

 24 April 2023


 Eid Al Fitr *

 28 June 2023


 Eid Al Adha *

 29 June 2023


 Eid Al Adha *

 2 July 2023


 Eid Al Adha *

 27 July 2023


 10 Muharam (Ashura)*

 6 September 2023


 Arba’een Imam Hussain*

 3 October 2023


 Iraq National Day

 25 December 2023


 Christmas Day

 26 December 2023


 Boxing Day

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