Consular Services

The Honorary Consul will provide consular services by appointment only.

For appointments please ring 0403 200 579 or contact us via email: esconsulate.sydney@bigpond.com

Consular services will also be provided at the office of NSW SLASA (NSW Spanish and Latin-American Association for Social Assistance) which is located at the Bonnyrigg Community Centre, Bonnyrigg Av, Bonnyrigg NSW 2177. This service is available once a month and appointments are essential. Please call (02) 9610 0288 for dates and to make an appointment.

Apostilles – within Australia

Apostilles, authentications and Certificates of No Impediment to Marriage

 Within Australia, staff within Australian Passport Offices in capital cities are authorised to provide services such as
  • Issuing of Certificates of no Impediment to Marriage (CNI) (including witnessing the signature on the application form)
  • legalisations of documents (Apostilles and Authentications)

Services are by appointment only. To make an appointment call: 1300 935 260

Legalisation of Documents (authentications and apostilles)

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), through the Australian Passport Office in your capital city will certify that a signature, stamp or seal on an official Australian public document is genuine by checking it against a specimen held on file, and print or attach  a certificate in the form of an ‘authentication’ or an ‘apostille’ stating certain facts. The authentication or apostille is then signed by DFAT staff and sealed with a wet and a dry seal. For further information regarding document requirements including fees and charges, locations and the form to lodge documents refer to the Smartraveller page: Legalising documents.

Certificates of No Impediment to Marriage

Refer to Smartraveller for further information regarding Certificates of No Impediment to Marriage including application forms: Legalising documents.

Further enquiries

Email: authentications@dfat.gov.au

Telephone: 1300 935 260

Sydney Office: Australian Passport Office (Level 7, 26 Lee St, Sydney)