Australian Embassy
Czech Republic, Lithuania

Welcome to the Australian Embassy in Warsaw


2018 Batman by-election

A by-election for the federal electoral Division of Batman in Victoria will be held on Saturday 17 March 2018.

You can check if you are enrolled in the Division of Batman, enrol or update your enrolment details at The deadline to enrol is 8pm AEDT Wednesday 14 February 2018.

In-person voting will not be available outside of Australia for this by-election. If you will be overseas on by-election day, you can apply for a postal vote or you can vote in person in Australia before you go.

You can apply for a postal vote by completing a ‘Postal Vote Application’ on the AEC website. You should ensure that you apply for a postal vote as soon as possible to allow enough time for the ballot papers to reach you overseas before by-election day.

For more information, visit the AEC website at or contact the AEC via email ( or telephone +61 2 6113 4777 or +61 2 6160 2600.


New Work and Holiday arrangement with the Czech Republic commencing 1 March 2018

The new Work and Holiday arrangement with the Czech Republic comes into effect on 1 March 2018. Young adults from the Czech Republic can apply for a subclass 462 visa from the date of commencement. 

Information for Czech citizens on how to lodge and prepare an application is available at  Further important information and announcements about the program are available at

Additional 300 places for Polish Work and Holiday Maker agreement

The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection has announced that an additional 300 places in this year’s Work and Holiday arrangement between Australia and Poland will be opened on 1 October 2017.

Updates on the programme will be provided on the Australian Embassy in Berlin website.

Please note that the Australian Embassy in Warsaw does not accept visa applications nor provide visa services.

Intercountry Adoption Programme between Australia and Poland

An intercountry adoption programme opened between Poland and Australia on 9 November 2015.  More information on this agreement can be found at  and


Australian Embassy Ukraine

The Australian Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, is now open. Please note that the Embassy does not provide a full range of services and enquiries should be made by telephone or email in the first instance. Please click here for the Embassy's contact details and website. 

If you require consular or passport assistance in Ukraine, please contact the Australian Honorary Consul’s office in Kyiv in the first instance