Australian Embassy
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Km 4, Thadeua Road, Watnak (P.O. Box 292)

About us

About the Australian Embassy in Lao PDR


     HE Ms Megan Jones

      Ambassador Jones is a senior career officer with Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and prior to this was                      Assistant Secretary, Indian Ocean and South Asia Regional Branch. She has previously served overseas in                                Australia's  Mission to ASEAN and in China and India.





Contact information 

Km 4, Thadeua Road

Watnak Village, Sisattanak District
Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR

Telephone: +856 21 353 800

Opening hours

The Embassy is open from 8:30am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday except for embassy public holidays.

Passport and Notarial services are available by appointment only on Tuesday and Thursday from 9.00am and 12.00 noon.                       For these services a prior appointment is required, and can be made by calling +856 21 353800, or by emailing [email protected] for consular and notarial services, or [email protected] for passport services. For general enquiry please email to [email protected] 

Embassy Public Holidays in 2024

Monday, 1 January 2024

New Year's Day

Friday, 8 March 2024

International Women's Day

Monday, 15 April 2024

Lao New Year Holiday

Tuesday, 16 April 2024

Lao New Year Holiday

Wednesday, 17 April 2024

Lao New Year Holiday (in lieu)

Wednesday, 1 May 2024

Lao Labour Day

Monday, 27 May 2024

Reconciliation Day

Monday, 10 June 2024

Sovereign's Birthday

Friday, 18 October 2024

Boat Racing Festival

Friday, 15 November 2024

That Luang Festival

Monday, 2 December 2024

Lao National Day

Wednesday, 25 December 2024

Christmas Day

Thursday, 26 December 2024

Boxing Day

Friday, 27 December 2024

Additional DFAT holiday