Australian Embassy
Norway, Iceland

About us

About us



HE Kerin Ayyalaraju

Her Excellency Kerin Ayyalaraju is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and was most recently Australia’s first Pop Up Ambassador to Estonia. She has served as Deputy Ambassador in the United Arab Emirates, APEC Liaison in Vietnam and Second Secretary in Lebanon. Appointed to DFAT's inaugural Crisis Response Team, HE Ayyalaraju was deployed to assist crisis responses to Tacloban following Typhoon Haiyan and to Ukraine following the downing of MH17. HE Ayyalaraju has undertaken short term assignments in Bali, Shanghai, Ankara, New Delhi and Lisbon. In Canberra, HE Ayyalaraju has worked in media, consular policy and private sector engagement. HE Ayyalaraju holds a Bachelor of Arts from the Australian National University.


Contact details

Australian Embassy
Dampfærgevej 26, 2nd floor
2100 Copenhagen Ø


Tel.: + 45 70 26 36 76




Visa enquiries: +61 2 6196 0196 or go to


Opening hours

All visitors to the Embassy must make an appointment for consular services, passport interviews and some notarial services.  Please note the Embassy will be closed on the below listed public holidays.

Monday to Thursday     8.30-16.30
Friday                                   8.30-16.00


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Emergency Assistance

Outside Embassy opening hours, contact the 24-hour consular emergency service in Canberra on +61 1300 555 135 (toll free) or +61 2 6261 3305. For information about the services provided by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, please visit the Smartraveller website.


Public holidays - when Embassy will be closed



3 January                  New Year’s Day in lieu

28 January                Australia Day in lieu

14 March                    Canberra Day

15-18 April                Easter

26 April                       Anzac Day in lieu

26 May                        Ascension Day

27 May                        Reconciliation Day in lieu

6 June                         Whit Monday

22 September         National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

3 October                  Labour Day

4 November             Embassy public holiday

23-26 December    Christmas

30 December          Embassy public holiday


Updated on 12 September 2022