Australian Embassy
Algeria, Chad, Mauritania, Monaco

Doing business with Australia


The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) is the Australian Government’s trade, investment and education promotion agency. Our job is to advance Australia\'s international trade and investment interests by providing information, advice and services.

Operating through a global network of offices in more than 100 locations in over 55 countries, Austrade offers practical advice, market intelligence and ongoing support to Australian businesses to help them succeed in international markets;.

Austrade Paris is located in the Australian Embassy. The Paris post works with French, Belgian and Luxembourg investors who are interested in accessing opportunities in Australia. In addition, Austrade Paris helps promote and support Australian education providers and Australian businesses.

Austrade Paris can be contacted at [email protected]

For information on studying in Australia, please refer to the "Study in Australia" website:

Exporting to France, Belgium and Luxembourg 

For information contact Austrade Direct on 13 28 78 (inside Australia). 


Doing business with Australia

A gateway to information and services about Australia for foreign business people.

Fact sheet

Australia's trade relationships with France (pdf) and  global trade relationships.

BICON: Biosecurity Import Conditions System

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources regulates products imported into Australia. BICON allows persons to determine whether a commodity intended for import into Australia:

  • Is permitted
  • Is subject to certain conditions
  • Requires supporting documentation
  • Requires treatment
  • Needs an import permit.

Information on Australian quarantine and importation issues can be found on the Biosecurity page of the Australian Embassy in Belgium.

Exporting to Australia

French or Belgian companies wishing to sell products and services to Australia or to obtain details on import regulations into Australia should contact the appropriate government trade promotion bodies.

French Trade Commission at

Belgium Trade Commission at


Notarial Services

The Consular section of the Australian Embassy in Paris can provide notarial services to Australian and foreign business people in France. For information contact the Consular Service.

For information on visas or immigration, click here.