Welcome to the website of the Australian Consulate-General in Chennai. This website will provide information on the various activities and services of the Australian Consulate-General in Chennai.
For Australians in distress, please call the Australian Consulate-General consular section on +91 44 4592 1300. If it is outside of business hours or if you are having difficulty getting through to the Consulate-General contact the Consular Emergency Centre (CEC) in Canberra directly on +61 2 6261 3305 or by SMS on +61 421 269 080. The CEC may also assist concerned family members in Australia and can be contacted on 1300 555 135 (within Australia).
Australian Consulate-General in Chennai
Express Chambers, Express Avenue
49, 50L Whites Road
Chennai 600 014
Tel: +91 44 4592 1300
Fax: +91 44 4592 1320
Email: (General Queries) firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to be informed of any upcoming events and initiatives organised by the Australian Consulate-General kindly send us an email to the email address mentioned above with your contact details.
The Australian Consulate-General in Chennai does not provide any assistance with regards to Australian visas or Australian citizenship applications which are processed in New Delhi by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
The Consulate is open from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday through Friday, excluding public holidays. Passport interviews by appointment only are held between 9.30 am and 4.00 pm Monday to Friday. To book an appointment please call +91 44 4592 1300.
The Hon. Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs with the staff of the Australian Consulate-General Chennai after the official opening of the Consulate on 15 April 2015.