Australian Embassy
The Philippines

Notarial Services



The Australian Embassy Manila continues to accept notarial services during the coronavirus pandemic.  We are open for notarial services at the Embassy only on Thursdays (by appointment). 


For after-hours emergencies please call +63 2 7757 8100 and follow the prompts to transfer (toll free) to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra or call direct on +61 2 6261 3305.

Visas and Citizenship Enquiries

Appointments for Notarial Services must be booked online. Before booking an appointment, please read the relevant information and ensure you have all the requirements as we cannot proceed with your appointment if you do not bring the correct documentation.



  • Consular fees - We only accept payment in Philippine pesos (Php) by MasterCard, Visa card (including Visa Debit) or bank manager's cheque made payable to 'Australian Embassy'. We do not accept personal cheques. Fees are updated monthly.

  • Certified Copies and Witnessing of Signatures

  • Authentication and Apostilles

  • Note: In the Philippines a Notary Public can Certify True Copies of documents to support an application for Australian citizenship or visa. Certified True copies do not need to be processed at the Australian Embassy Consular Section.

  • Selling or buying land or property in Australia? - You should check with your Australian representative what is required before seeking the services of the Australian Embassy. If you require verification of identity for a property transaction, you must attend the mission with a prepared Client Authorisation or mortgage and Certification, original identification documents and the Subscriber or mortgagee's written instructions. It is a requirement that the instructions from your legal representative in Australia be provided in addition to the documents you need witnessed or certified. Where instructions from your legal representative are not provided, the services will be declined.


Notarial Disclaimer - Please ensure that documents relating to the notarial services you require from the Australian Embassy, are presented in the correct form and that you provide the correct instructions for the notarial service you require. If you are unsure of the legislative requirements relating to the notarial service you require, you should seek independent legal advice. Please note that neither the Australian Government nor the Australian Embassy in the Philippines guarantees the legal effectiveness of the notarised document or the accuracy of its content. Fees paid for notarial services are non-refundable.



To book an appointment, please click on the 'book appointment' button below.

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Consular Section Contact Details

Consular Section
Australian Embassy
Level 23  Tower 2, RCBC Plaza 6819 Ayala Avenue
Makati City 1200, Metro Manila, The Philippines

Telephone: +63 2 7757 8100
Facsimile: +63 2 7757 8344

Email: [email protected]

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