H.E. Miles Armitage, Australian Ambassador to Jordan
Welcome to the website of the Australian Embassy in Jordan. You will find useful information on the Embassy's services, the relationship between Australia and Jordan, and links aimed at answering some commonly-asked questions about Australia, including on visas and immigration. The website is designed to assist those looking for information on Australian culture, business opportunities, international activities and government services.
The Australian Government's Foreign and Trade Policy Priorities
The 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper is the first comprehensive review of Australia's international engagement for 14 years. It delivers a framework to ensure our prosperity and security by guiding our international efforts over the next decade and beyond.
Visas and Immigration
The Department of Home Affairs is streamlining visa lodgement processes. From 1 July 2018, applications for the following visas must be lodged online via ImmiAccount:
- Partner (subclass 309/100 and 820/801)
- Prospective Marriage (subclass 300)
- Transit (subclass771)
Please see Visas, Immigration and Citizenship for details on our visa and citizenship services, including information on which visa to apply for and how to apply for a visa. The Australian Embassy in Amman does not take telephone enquiries on immigration and visa issues.
Mandatory appointments for Australian Visa Application Centre clients
With effect from 26 August 2018 customers wishing to attend the Australian Visa Application Centre must register on the following website and book an appointment prior to attending the Visa Application Centre. Customers who are seeking to provide biometrics following submission of an application through the Department of Home Affairs Immi Account should not register on this website until they have received a letter from the Department of Home Affairs, advising them of the requirement to enroll biometrics.
For further information, please visit https://au.tlscontact.com/jo/AMM/news.php?id=594_897
Services for Australian Citizens
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides consular support to Australians living or travelling overseas. If you require assistance, please call the 24-hour consular emergency helpline on +61 2 6261 3305.
We encourage all Australians to register their international travel on the Smartraveller website.
Australian citizens who wish to lodge an application for a new or replacement passport should make an appointment at the Embassy by contacting us on +962 6580 7000 (8:30am to 4:00pm Sunday to Thursday) or emailing AMAN.email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Australian Aid Program
Direct Aid Program (DAP)
We are currently accepting applications for our DAP small grants program. Projects that aim to improve development or humanitarian outcomes in Jordan are eligible to apply for funding. Applications close at midnight on 29 September 2018 (Amman time).
The Australian Government is providing $220 million in humanitarian assistance over three years to support people in need in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. In Jordan, we are helping to increase access to education and livelihood opportunities for refugees and vulnerable Jordanians, as well as providing emergency assistance so people can meet their basic needs.
Address: 41 Kayed Al Armouti Street, Abdoun, Amman
Phone: +962 6580 7000
Opening hours: 8:30am until 4.00pm Sunday to Thursday (excluding public holidays)
More information, including job vacancies and public holidays, is available here.