Welcome to the Australian Embassy in Belgrade
Welcome to the website of the Australian Embassy in Belgrade. Here you will find information on how to contact us, advice on the range of consular and passport services available to Australians, information on visa and citizenship arrangements, and general information about Australia.
If you wish to learn more about Australian foreign, trade and development policy or our bilateral relationships we encourage you to explore the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website.
If you are an Australian planning to travel overseas we encourage you to check the SmartTraveller website.
CALL FOR PROJECT PROPOSALS
The Australian Embassy in Belgrade, through the Direct Aid Program (DAP) is calling for project proposals between from applicants in our three countries of accreditation – Serbia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Montenegro.
The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a flexible small grants program funded from Australia’s aid budget and managed by the Embassy.
We welcome project proposals from capable NGOs, CSOs and organisations seeking funding for the activities/projects addressing the following priorities:
- Promotion of human rights and freedom of expression, with particular focus on building democratic institutions.
- Empowerment of women and girls, with the focus on economic empowerment.
- Assistance to vulnerable groups, including people with disability.
- Support to environmental awareness.
- Promotion of youth sport and inclusion of women and girls.
Information regarding the funding, grant allocation criteria and requirements and the application form can be found in the following website: http://dfat.gov.au/aid/pages/australias-aid-program.aspx
Applications should be sent electronically by email no later than 16 September to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Successful applicants will be contacted by 15 October 2016.
Changes to Australian passports processing
As of 1 January 2016:
- lost and stolen passport fees have been abolished.
- there is an application fee for emergency passports (this replaced the previous processing fee). Emergency passports are still processed within two business days where possible and once all required documentation has been provided.
- 16- and 17-year-old applicants are now issued with ten-year validity passports. Persons of this age must be accompanied by a person with parental responsibility when lodging their passport application.