Australian Consulate-General
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Australian Federal Election 2022

Australian Federal Election 2022 - Ho Chi Minh City

The next federal election will be held on 21 May 2022. 

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) recommends overseas voters cast a postal vote in this election. If you plan to be overseas at the time of the election, make sure you check your enrolment and request a postal vote as soon as possible on the AEC website.

Voting by Post

For this election, the AEC is delivering postal ballot papers directly to overseas voters by international courier (DHL) and has already commenced progressively sending postal votes to overseas voters. 

Completed postal votes should be sent as quickly as possible back to the AEC in Australia or mailed or dropped-off to the Australian Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City no later than 20 May 2022 for onforwarding to the AEC by diplomatic mail. 

To send in your postal vote, please send to:

Australian Consulate-General
20th Floor, Vincom Centre
47 Ly Tu Trong Street
Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

To drop off your postal vote, please drop it off during business hours, between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday.


In-Person Voting

The Australian Consulate-General is offering in-person voting on weekdays from 9 May 2022 to 20 May 2022. Please note we will not be open for voting on 21 May 2022.

To maintain social distancing, in-person voting will be by appointment only.

To vote in-person, check your enrolment on the AEC website and then make an appointment here: Book Your Appointment with Australian Consulate-General Ho Chi Minh City - Professional Services (

Book an appointment with Australian Consulate-General Ho Chi Minh City using SetMore

On the day of your appointment, remember to bring your passport or Australian photo ID. When you arrive at the Consulate, go through the security check and then proceed to counters 5 and 6. There is no need to take a ticket.

Voting Hours

8:30am - 4:00pm



Monday 9 May 2022 Yes
Tuesday 10 May 2022 Yes
Wednesday 11 May 2022 Yes
Thursday 12 May 2022 Yes
Friday 13 May 2022 Yes
Saturday 14 May 2022 No - closed
Sunday 15 May 2022 No - closed
Monday 16 May 2022 Yes
Tuesday 17 May 2022 Yes
Wednesday 18 May 2022 Yes
Thursday 19 May 2022 Yes
Friday 20 May 2022 Yes
Saturday 21 May 2022 No - closed