Category Archives: Useful Consular Info

Passport Blitz in Melbourne

We are happy to announce that we shall organise a special session to catch up with backlog passport renewals/applications on 16 and 17 November 2021. Thank you to register your…

Slow Reopening of Australia’s International Borders

Following Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s recent announcement regarding the imminent international reopening of Australian borders, here provided is a summary of the most important details pertaining to Victoria: The…

Obtaining your COVID Health Certificate in Australia

As Victoria plans on transitioning out of lockdown with increasing vaccination rates, you might wonder how to obtain your COVID health certificate to prove your vaccination status. A/ If you…

Traveling to France: Updated Procedures

The Honorary Consulate General of France does not have any jurisdiciton on these matters. The information provided below is subject to change by the relevant authorities. Leaving Australia All Australian…

Referendum In New Caledonia

In accordance with the Nouméa Accord of 1998, New Caledonians have been allowed to vote by referendum on whether to stay French or become independant. The first referendum was held…

“Passe Sanitaire” Applications: Procedure for French Nationals and Beneficiaries

The French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs has implemented specific measures allowing French nationals residing overseas (who are vaccinated with a vaccine recognised by the European Medical Agency (EMA),…

FAQ: What is the NUMIC?

The consular identification number (NUMIC) is a unique, 8-digit serial number that is issued to every French expatriate enrolled on the Registry of French Nationals Living Abroad (“le registre des…

The French “Pass Sanitaire”: Everything You Need To Know

Because of COVID-19 and the spread of its active variants, all arrivals and departures into/from the French territory are subject to specific regulations. For those who wish to travel to…

New Consular Assistant in Melbourne !

The whole team at the General Consulate of France is delighted to welcome Madame Emmanuelle Bonin as the newly-appointed Consular Assistant in Melbourne ! Emmanuelle started her functions on June 1st……

Councillors to the French Living Abroad

The 2021 elections for the Councillors to the French Living Abroad took place on Sunday 30 May 2021 in person, after a period of internet voting from Friday 21 May…