Australian Notarial Services and Passport fee changes from 1 January 2017:
On 1 January 2017, a number of changes regarding Australian Notarial Services and Passports will come into effect. These include:
- Australian Passport fees will increase (see further information here)
- Australian Notarial Service fees will also increase (see fee schedule here)
All fees are converted into Vietnamese Dong at the prevailing rate. All fees are payable in Vietnamese Dong only. Current payment methods available are cash, credit and debit cards.
Consular and Passport Services
The Consular, Notarial Services and Passports counter is open from 09:00am to 1:00 pm, Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.
Notarial and Passport services will be provided by appointment only. As of 1 January 2017, appointments for these services will need to be made here.
Please ensure you have all necessary supporting documents with you before you attend your appointment at the Consulate.
If you need emergency consular assistance outside of normal business hours, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Consular Emergency Centre (CEC) in Canberra is there to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contact the CEC by calling the Australian Consulate-General switchboard (28) 3521 8100 and follow the prompts for emergency consular assistance. Alternatively, contact the CEC directly by dialling +61 2 6261 3305 (international call charges apply). The CEC is also an advisory line for concerned family members in Australia and can be called on 1300 555 135 (for the cost of a local call within Australia).
What we can and cannot do
The Australian Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City can provide a range of consular, notarial and passport services. For further information on these, please click on the links provided below:
- Consular services: Assisting Australians overseas within limits
- Passport services:
- Notarial services:
- From 1 July 2014, the Australian Government will only legalise education documents issued by an Australian accredited education authority. For more information, click here.
For information on the associated fees for passports, please click here.
For information on the associated fees for notarials, please click here.