FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 is scheduled to take place across Australia and New Zealand in nine cities from July 20 through August 20, 2023. Our top priority is to keep U.S. citizens in Australia and New Zealand informed so they have a safe and enjoyable visit.
For the most up-to-date information, including additional entry and exit requirements, please see the U.S. Embassy in Australia’s webpage and the U.S. Embassy in New Zealand’s webpage.
Make sure you have a valid passport – we urge you to apply for your passport well in advance to avoid last minute stress. How to apply for/renew your U.S. passport.
Actions to take before traveling to Australia:
- Read the U.S. State Department’s Australia Travel Advisory.
- Along with your valid U.S passport, you must have a valid Australian visa or an approved Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) to enter Australia. Review our information on Australia’s Entry, Exit, and Visa Requirements on the Country Information page.
- Visit the site on International Travel on the Australian government’s website.
- Review the Australian government’s Travel tips before arriving to include what you can and cannot bring into Australia. Australia has very strict customs and quarantine laws, especially regarding the importation of food and animal products.
Actions to take before traveling to New Zealand:
- Read the U.S. State Department’s New Zealand Travel Advisory.
- Your U.S. passport must have at least three months validity from the date you depart New Zealand. In addition, ensure you have a valid visa or an approved NZeTA. Review our information on New Zealand’s Entry, Exit and Visa Requirements on the Country Information page.
- Know what food and goods you can and cannot bring into New Zealand. Review the government of New Zealand’s information on its biosecurity procedures to prevent the introduction of harmful pests and diseases.
Emergency Contact Information in Australia
- For emergency services in Australia, please dial 000.
- The contacts at the U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Australia are:
- U.S. Consulate General in Sydney: +61 (2) 8219-2100, after-hours +(61) (2) 4422-2201, email: SydneyACS@state.gov
- U.S. Embassy in Canberra: +61 (2) 6214-5600, after-hours +(61) (2) 411-424-608
- U.S. Consulate General in Melbourne: +61 (3) 9526-5900, after-hours +(61) (3) 9389-3601, MelbourneACS@state.gov
- U.S. Consulate General in Perth: +61 (8) 6144-5100, after-hours +(61) (8) 9476-0081, PerthACS@state.gov
- From outside of Australia, concerned family or friends can contact 1-202-501-4444 or 1-888-407-4747.
Emergency Contact Information in New Zealand
- For emergency services in New Zealand, please dial 111.
- The emergency contact line for the U.S. Consulate in New Zealand is:
- From outside of New Zealand, concerned family or friends can contact 1-202-501-4444 or 1-888-407-4747.
We strongly encourage you to check the U.S. Embassy in Australia webpage and the U.S. Embassy in New Zealand webpage regularly for consular and security updates before and during your stay in the two countries.
Sign up for the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier for us to assist you in an emergency.
Follow the Department of State’s Travel.Gov accounts on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
Follow the U.S. Embassy in Australia on Twitter and Facebook.
Follow the U.S. Embassy in New Zealand on Twitter and Facebook.
If your travel plans include any other countries, please read the Travel Advisory for each country you will visit.
Monitor the official FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 and FIFA websites for additional event information.