Embassy of Australia in Colombo


The Australian Embassy in Sri Lanka is a bilateral mission in Colombo and promotes Australian interests in Sri Lanka. The embassy of Australia also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Sri Lanka. The Australian Embassy in Colombo is headed by Mr David Binns, High Commissioner of Australia to Sri Lanka.


Australian High Commission in Colombo, Sri Lanka 3 Cambridge Place PO Box 742 Colombo Sri Lanka


(+94) 11 - 2698 767


(+94) 11 - 2686 453





Mr David Binns, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Sri Lanka require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Australian embassy in Colombo you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Australia

For all Australian visa related matters contact the embassy in Colombo before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.srilanka.embassy.gov.au ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+94) 11 - 2698 767 or email

Consulates of Australia in Sri Lanka

Next to the embassy in Colombo there could be additional Australian consulates located in Sri Lanka.

Please check below for the locations of the Australian consulates in Sri Lanka.

Australian Consulates in Sri Lanka

Next to the embassy in Colombo, Australia has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Australia does not have any consulates located in Sri Lanka ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Australian Embassy in Colombo offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Sri Lanka to Australia as wel as for Australian citizens in Sri Lanka. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Australian nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.