Australian Embassy
Algeria, Chad, Mauritania, Monaco, Morocco

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WA State General Election on 11 March 2017

The Western Australian State general election will be held on Saturday 11 March 2017
If you are overseas and would like to vote, you can do so by postal vote or in-person at some locations.

To check whether you are enrolled to vote visit the online enrolment tool at

Postal Voting
You can apply for a postal vote until 6pm Wednesday 8 March.  Please note that postal vote applications for overseas electors should be submitted early to ensure ballot papers are received on time. 

To be included in the count of votes, completed ballot papers must be postmarked on or before 6pm local time on Saturday 11 March 2017 and reach the Western Australian Electoral Commission no later than 9am Thursday 16 March 2017. Please place appropriate postage on the return envelope and mark it as airmail.

To apply for a postal vote (online or hard copy) visit the Western Australian Electoral Commission website at or telephone +61 8 9214 0400.

In-person early voting (without appointments)
You can vote in-person from 20 February 2017 until Friday 10 March 2017  by attending the Australian Embassy, an early vote issuing office, from 9 am to 5 pm everyday (except saturdays and Sundays.) Please note the Embassy will not be open on Saturday 11 March.

For further information on in-person voting, including a list of early vote issuing offices overseas, visit

The WAEC offers the iVote system for individuals who require additional assistance lodging their vote. For further information please visit

Appointment bookings

Passport applications interviews and notarial services at the Embassy in Paris are offered by appointment only.
Appointments for notarial services can booked on line here. Information including booking policy is available here.

For passports services, please visit the dedicated Passport page on this website. Australians requiring advice or assistance from the consular section may visit during the following hours: 09:00 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 16:00 Monday to Friday, except during 2017 public holidays . You may wish to contact the Embassy by letter, email or telephone :

Australian Embassy
4, rue Jean Rey, 75724 Paris Cedex 15
Métro Ligne 6 Station Bir-Hakeim
RER C Station Champ de Mars-Tour Eiffel
Tel : 01 40 59 33 00
E-mail :

In case of an emergency after hours, please contact the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre on +61 2 6261 3305 

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