Australian Embassy
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Embassy address: Km 4, Thadeua Road, Watnak (P.O. Box 292) Vientiane, Lao P.D.R. Telephone: 856-21-353800, Facsimile: 856-21-353801

The Australian Embassy, located in the capital of Vientiane, offers a comprehensive range of services to Australian citizens, administers the Australian development assistance program to Laos, provides advice to Australian businesses, manages the formal bilateral relationship between Australia and Laos and provides a visa service for people in Laos planning to travel to Australia. (Link Travel Advice for Laos)

Condolence: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17
If you wish to submit a message of condolences online for the victims and families of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, please click the link:

The Hon Julie Bishop, Australian Foreign Minister, visited Laos from 4 to 5 July 2014
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop met with H.E. Mr Thongsing Thammavong, Prime Minister of Lao PDR at the Government Office in Vientiane on 5 July.

If you would like to see more photos of the Foreign Minister’s visit, please click here to view the photo gallery.


Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is greeted by teachers at Hom Neua Primary School


If you would like to read Ms Julie Bishop's speech for a joint announcement of the Australian Basic Education Program, please click here to read her speech.


Australia's Ministers for Foreign Affairs and Trade outline the Government's foreign and trade policy agenda and priorities. Click here to watch the video

Ambassador’s 2014 Australia Day Message (English / Lao)

23 July 2014  Lessons shared on research assisting farmers to adapt to challenges faced
 8 July 2014  Embassy Vehicles are available for auction
 7 July 2014 Australia launches major new education program (English / Lao)
 4 July 2014 New Australian program to support Lao and Cambodian rice farmers
 1 July 2014 Australian Foreign Minister to visit Lao PDR (English / Lao)
 27 June 2014 Lessons Learned from Australian aid review (English / Lao)
 7 June 2014 Australia helping more Lao children get to school (English / Lao)
 12 June 2014 Australia Supports MOFA human rights training (English / Lao)
 30 May 2014 Oxfam Australia closure country Office (English / Lao)
 22 May 2014 Celebrating the first World Fish Migration Day in Lao PDR
 20 May 2014 Australian research project helps improve pig management in Phongsaly
 15 May 2014 Australia renews ODA commitment to Lao PDR (English / Lao)

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