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Consulate of the United Kingdom in Cairns

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British Diplomatic mission in Australia. On this page you will find info on specific details such as consulate contact information, web presence, consular office hours and directions to the consulate. The consulate in Cairns is not the only diplomatic representation of the United Kingdom in Australia. On this page you can also find all other British consulates located in Australia.


British Consulate in Cairns, Australia P.O. Box 65 Smithfield Queensland 4878 Australia


(+61) (7) 3223 3200


(+61) (7) 3223 3220




Mr John Waddell McIntyre - Consul

Office Hours:

Consulate Appointment

For an appointment at the British consulate in Australia, please check in first instance the consulate website .

In the case that you are not able to arrange an appointment through the website you can contact the consulate in Cairns by telephone (+61) (7) 3223 3200 or email

Visa and Passports

The consulate of the United Kingdom in Cairns can inform you about the scope of services they offer.

Always contact the British consulate before a visit since not every consulate in Australia offers visa and/or passport services.

Travel Insurance for Australia

A valid travel insurance is very important when you visit Australia. Check for details on our Travel page

Opening Hours

Please note: Consulate opening hours can vary. Always contact the Consulate before a visit.

British Consulates in Australia

The British Consulate in Cairns is not the only British consular office in the region. For your convenience we also listed below all other consulates of the United Kingdom located in Australia. A British consulate can be found in the city of: Adelaide, Alice Springs, Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney

Keep in mind that a consulate can have more or less or different consular services.

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When you need to find a place to stay close to the British consulate we provide a handy hotel search box for accommodation in a hotel or guesthouse in Cairns, Australia.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Consulate of the United Kingdom in Cairns could have adjusted its services due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Contact the consulate before visiting.