Australian High Commission
Pakistan
High Commission address: Constitution Ave and Ispahani Rd, Diplomatic Enclave No. 1, Sector G-5/4, ISLAMABAD - Telephone: +92 51 835 5500 - Fax: +92 51 282 0112

About the Australian High Commission in Pakistan

 

Head of Mission

Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan

Vacancies

The Australian High Commission in Islamabad is seeking suitably qualified and highly motivated people to fill numerous positions, in the Dept of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP), that may become available including visa processing officers, administration officers, and integrity case officers.

Please see the above link for full details.

Closing Date: Sunday, 24 August 2014 1800 hrs (PST)

Contact information

Physical Address

Constitution Ave and Ispahani Rd,
Diplomatic Enclave, No. 1
Sector G-5/4, Islamabad, Pakistan

Access

Access to the Diplomatic Enclave in Islamabad, where the High Commission is located, has been restricted by the Pakistani Government for security reasons. Access by bus is from the Diplomatic Shuttle Service located on the 3rd Avenue (University Road) from Murree Road (2km from the Convention Centre). An office has been set up at the bus station to sell tickets and direct customers to the bus.
 

Access to the High Commission on foot or car is either from the Foreign Office gate entrance on Constitution Avenue, or from the Shams gate entrance on Ispahani Road. Access to the High Commission via foot or car is subject to prior entry clearance, obtained from DPD (Diplomatic Protection Department) through the High Commission.
 

Postal Address

PO Box 1046, Islamabad, Pakistan

Telephone

+92 51 8355 500 (Switchboard)

Fax

+92 51 282 0112 (Admin/Consular)

+92 51 282 0189 (Executive/Political)

+92 51 282 1150 (Immigration)

+92 51 283 2108 (Austrade)

+92 51 282 0418 (Australian AID)

+92 51 282 3686 (Defence)

+92 51 282 1161 (AFP)

Email

Information from the public provides important support to the Australian Government in its efforts to maintain the integrity of Australia's borders and immigration programs. If you have relevant information, email immigration.islamabad@dfat.gov.au

Note: Consular and Passport enquiries are for Australian Citizens only and visa enquiries will not be responded to. For all visa enquiries please contact the Immigration enquiries email above.

Opening Hours

The High Commission is open from:

08.00 am to 4.45 pm Monday to Thursday
08.00 am to 12.30 pm Friday

Public Holidays

The Australian High Commission Islamabad will observe the following Public Holidays in Year 2014: 
Holiday Day Date
NEW YEAR DAY WEDNESDAY 01 JANUARY 2014
EID MILAD-UN-NABI* TUESDAY 14 JANUARY 2014
GOOD FRIDAY FRIDAY 18 APRIL 2014
EASTER MONDAY MONDAY 21 APRIL 2014
EID-UL-FITR* TUESDAY 29 JULY 2014
EID-UL-FITR* WEDNESDAY 30 JULY 2014
INDEPENDENCE DAY THURSDAY 14 AUGUST 2014
EID-UL-AZHA* MONDAY 06 OCTOBER 2014
EID-UL-AZHA* TUESDAY 07 OCTOBER 2014
MUHARRAM (ASHOURA)* MONDAY 03 NOVEMBER 2014
ADDITIONAL DFAT HOLIDAY WEDNESDAY 24 DECEMBER 2014
CHRISTMAS DAY THURSDAY 25 DECEMBER 2014
BOXING DAY FRIDAY 26 DECEMBER 2014
ADDITIONAL DFAT HOLIDAY MONDAY 29 DECEMBER 2014

Please note that the dates marked (*) are subject to the sighting of the moon.