Australian Consulate-General
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


General information

The Australian Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City employs locally engaged staff (LES) to undertake research, administrative and other support roles. All LES vacancies are advertised on this website. The Australian Consulate-General is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from any qualified candidates for advertised positions.

LES do not have diplomatic or consular status, privileges or immunity. Wages and conditions of service for LES are based on local labour laws and local labour market conditions. Prospective applicants need to demonstrate that they are eligible to work by meeting the local citizenship and/or being in a position to meet work visa requirements. We do not fund relocation costs for LES positions.

Job opportunities are advertised as they arise. We do not accept general or unsolicited jobs enquiries.

All recruitment queries should be sent to


  • Consular and Passport Officer, LE3, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Ho Chi Minh City - closing 22 January 2018.
  • Visa Processing Officer (VPO - Vietnamese nationals) and Visa Processing  Support Officer (VPSO - Vietnamese nationals) for the Visa and Citizenship Section (DIBP) of the Australian Consulate-General, Ho Chi Minh City - closed 20 November 2017

Status of current selection exercises

The following selection exercises are currently under way at the Australian Consulate-General, Ho Chi Minh City. The status of these will be updated regularly as each selection exercise.

Closing date Position title Department Status
22 January 2018 Consular and Passport Officer DFAT Shortlisting
20 November 2017 VPO and VPSO Home Affairs Finalised