Australian Embassy


Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The health and safety of Australians overseas is our highest priority. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our ability to provide some services may be limited. We will continue to prioritise consular services to those in genuine need. If you require urgent assistance, please contact our Consular Emergency Centre, Canberra (Australia): +61 2 6261 3305.

Australian Embassy in Koror, Republic of Palau

Alii and welcome to the official website of the Australian Embassy in Koror, Republic of Palau. We hope you find this website useful and informative.

The Australian Ambassador to the Republic of Palau is Ms Richelle Turner.


DFAT Country Reports

The following DFAT Country Reports are available online: Republic of Palau.


Voting in the 2023 Referendum 

On 14 October 2023, Australians will be asked to vote in a referendum to alter the Constitution.

The Australian Embassy in Koror will be an in-person voting centre and postal vote collection centre.  In-person voting will be held at the Embassy from Tuesday 3 October to Wednesday 4 October between 8:30am and 4:30pm.

All eligible Australians living in or visiting Palau will be able to vote.

To be eligible to vote, you must be enrolled. Please ensure that your enrolment details are up to date at the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website.  You can also enrol or update your details at .The AEC has advised that close of rolls will be 8pm Monday 18 September.

Enrolled voters can also apply for a postal vote .  Recipients of postal votes can submit their completed vote directly to the Embassy (or to P O Box 10071, Koror, 96940) before 4:30pm on Wednesday 4 October.  These votes will be returned along with all votes cast in-person.

Additional information on the referendum and voting is available from the AEC website and Smartraveller.


Australia Awards Scholarship (AAS)

The Australia Awards Scholarship 2024 Intake Round has CLOSED.

Information for the AAS 2025 Intake Round will be available in early 2024.

Please contact us at [email protected] if you have questions.


Australia Awards Scholarship (AAS) – Aviation Management

The Australia Awards Scholarship - Aviation Management 2024 Intake Round has CLOSED.

Information for the AAS - Aviation Management 2025 Intake Round will be available in early 2024.

Please contact us at [email protected] if you have questions.


Australian Grants: Direct Aid Program (DAP)

The 2023 DAP Round has CLOSED.

Information on 2024 DAP round will be available in early 2024.

Please contact us by email [email protected], if you have any questions.


Travel advice

Need information on visiting the Republic of Palau? Read the following:


Smartraveller has the latest, authoritative travel advice so you can be informed and prepared about overseas travel. Subscribe to receive travel advice updates – by simply supplying your name and email address – straight to your inbox.

You can now also subscribe to the SMS service – by supplying your mobile number – to receive critical alerts in the event of a crisis overseas.

In a crisis, Smartraveller will activate a crisis page on its website. It will make it easier for you or someone you know to contact the Australian Government if you need help. It will supplement the consular emergency hotline.

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If you need immediate assistance, you can call the Consular Emergency Centre on +61 2 6261 3305 from overseas or 1300 555 135 from within Australia.


Notarial Services

Australian Passport Offices in Sydney or Melbourne can legalise (Apostille/Authenticate) some Australian documents and can issue Certificates of No Impediment to Marriage (CNI). Information on how to request these services via mail can be found in the ‘Documents in Australia’ section on the Smartraveller website.

The Australian Embassy in Koror can assist with other notarial acts. Contact the Embassy by email on [email protected] or by phone on +680 488 4628.



Is your passport lost or stolen in the Republic of Palau?

Applying for a passport?

  • For passport information including applying for or renewing your passport, visit
  • The Australian Embassy in Koror does not issue passports.
  • Australian citizens in Palau seeking to apply for or renew an Australian passport can attend a passport interview at the Australian Embassy in KororPlease contact the Embassy by email on [email protected] or by phone on +680 488 4628 for an appointment.
  • Australian citizens in Guam and CNMI seeking to renew an adult or child passport may lodge their renewal via postal mail, and this will be managed by the Australian Embassy in Washington.  Please follow this process Passports | Australia in the USA (   
  • Passport fees
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