Australian High Commission
Republic of Kenya

About us

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.


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).


Public Holidays

In 2023, the High Commission will be closed on:

Monday          2 January                  New Year’s Day (In Lieu)

Monday          13 March                   Canberra Day

Friday             7 April                        Good Friday

Monday          10 April                      Easter Monday       

Monday          1 May                         Labour Day (Kenya)

Thursday        1 June                        Madaraka

Thursday         29 June                     Eid al-Adha (In Lieu)

Friday              20 October                 Mashujaa Day

Tuesday          12 December             Jamhuri Day

Monday            25 December             Christmas Day

Tuesday           26 December             Boxing Day 

Wednesday      27 December              Additional DFAT Holiday

Thursday          28 December              Additional DFAT Holiday

Friday               29 December              Additional DFAT Holiday