This is the official website of the Australian Embassy in Spain, Andorra and Equatorial Guinea.
Here you will find a range of information and useful resources about Australia, whether you are interested in doing business with or investing in Australia, going on holiday, studying or learning more about Australia. You can also find information on the different services the Australian Embassy in Spain provides to Australian citizens, permanent residents and other citizens.
If you wish to learn more about Australian foreign and trade policy, we encourage you to explore the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website. For information on our bilateral relationships, visit our pages on Australia - Spain, Australia - Andorra, and Australia - Equatorial Guinea.
All Australians travelling or living in Spain, Andorra or Equatorial Guinea are recommended to regularly check the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Travel Advice.
Emergency Consular Assistance
If you are an Australian Citizen in need of emergency consular assistance, please contact the Embassy Switchboard (within Spain): (+34) 91 353 6600 – this is a 24-hour number.
Important announcement on the NSW Election:
If you’re taking part in the 2023 NSW State election by postal vote overseas, please note we are not a drop off location. Find the list of drop-off locations here. If you don’t have a drop-off location near you, send your completed postal vote directly to the NSW Electoral Commission.
For more details, visit: https://elections.nsw.gov.au/
The Australian Consulate in Barcelona: new location
The Australian Consulate in Barcelona has moved to another location in the city: Av. Diagonal 482, 5th floor.
From 17 October you will be able to submit your application to renew your Australian adult passport by post. It is no longer compulsory to submit the form in person at the Embassy. Only applicable for renewals with form PC7 .
For all other passport applications, it is still compulsory to submit the form in person at the Embassy. Click here for more information.
Medibank Private/ahm and other recent data breaches – advice for foreign passport holders
22 November 2022
Medibank Private/ahm have advised the Australian Passport Office (APO) that no Australian Travel Document information was compromised in this breach.
Foreign passports for international students were compromised through this cyberattack. Medibank Private/ahm are contacting impacted customers directly.
If Medibank Private/ahm have advised you that your foreign passport information was compromised, you should contact the government that issued the passport for advice on what to do. This is also the case for all data breaches that impact foreign passport holders, including the recent breaches at Optus and Medlab.
Medibank/ahm impacted customers:
- Call Medibank on 134 148 (within Australia) or +61 3 9862 1095 (International)
- Contact Medibank’s 24/7 Student Health and Support line (Medibank international students call 1800 887 283 and ahm international students call 1800 006 745)
- Visit Medibank Cyber Event Updates and Support page medibank.com.au/cybersecurity
- Go to ID Care’s dedicated Medibank and ahm breach response plan).
- See the Australian Cyber Security Centre's Medibank Private alert.
Optus impacted customers:
- Contact Optus customer service directly on 133 937 (within Australia), or +612 8082 5678 (International), or go to their Passport Information(link is external) webpage.
- Go to our Frequently Asked Questions on the Optus data breach and passport information
- See the Australian Cyber Security Centre's Optus data breach(link is external) alert.
Medlab impacted customers:
Contact Medlab customer service directly on +61 1800 433 980, or go to their data breach web page(link is external).