Australian High Commission
Republic of Kenya

About us

About us


Go to:   Countries of Accreditation   |   Contact us   |   Honoury Consul in Kampala   |   Public holidays   |   Job vacancies and tenders


Head of Mission  -  Mr Luke Williams

Mr Williams is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and was most recently the Chief Security Officer. He has previously served overseas as Ambassador to Portugal; as well as serving in Bangkok, Cape Town and Pretoria.

Mr Williams holds a Master of Arts (History) from Latrobe University; and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Monash University.


High Commissioner Luke Williams


Countries of Accreditation

The Australian High Commission in Kenya is also accredited to Burundi, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda, as well as the East African Community (EAC), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). It is also a friend of the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR).

Australia has an Honorary-Consul in Uganda.


Contact us

Australian High Commission, Nairobi

Street address:   Limuru Road, Rosslyn

Postal address:    P.O. Box 3008 - 00621, Nairobi, Kenya

Email addresses:

Social media:

Telephone Numbers:

  • Switchboard:  (+254-20) 4277 100
  • Immigration and Visa Enquiries: Please use the online form listed under email addresses 

Fax Numbers:

  • Main High Commission:   (+254-20) 4277 139
  • Department of Home Affairs:  (+254-20) 4277 189

Working hours: 

  • Chancery:  7.45am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday  and 7.45am to 12 noon on Friday
  • Visa, immigration and citizenship counter hours (by appointment only):   9 am to 11 am Monday to Friday  
  • Except for public holidays (see below).
  • Please note the Reception and Consular & Passports section will be closed on 20 April 2022.


Australian Consulate, Uganda

Patrick Bitature
Honourary Consul
Australian Consulate in Uganda

Protea Hotel by Marriott Kampala Skyz

1 Water Lane, Kampala-Uganda

Postal Address:   P. O. Box 9421, Kampala, Uganda

Phone:   +256 312 515 865

Email:   [email protected] 

Working hours:  Mondays to Thursday, 9.00 am to 12.30 p.m and 2.00 p.m to 4.30 p.m

                                  Fridays  9.00am- 2.00 p.m

                                  The High Commission Reception and Consular & Passports section will be closed on Wednesday 20 April 2022

Public Holidays

In 2022, the High Commission will be closed on:

  • Monday            3 January           New Year’s Day (In Lieu)
  • Friday              15 April                 Good Friday
  • Monday          18 April                  Easter Monday       
  • Monday            2 May                    Labour Day (Kenya)
  • Wednesday     1 June                  Madaraka
  • Monday           11 July                   Eid al-Adha (In Lieu)
  • Thursday        22 September    National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II
  • Monday            3 October             Labour Day (Australia)
  • Thursday        20 October            Mashujaa Day
  • Monday           12 December       Jamhuri Day
  • Monday           26 December       Boxing Day 
  • Tuesday          27 December       Christmas Day (In Lieu)
  • Wednesday   28  December       Additional DFAT Holiday
  • Thursday        29 December        Additional DFAT Holiday
  • Friday              30 December        Additional DFAT Holiday

Job vacancies and tenders