Australian Embassy

Visa information

Visa information

Application for the following types of temporary and permanent entry visa can be lodged in Bangkok, Thailand.

If you unsure of what type of visa to apply for, please use our Find a Visa to help guiding you on the Australian visa that most likely to meet your specific circumstances. However, please note that the Find a Visa does not list every type of visa or whether you would be granted any visa.

Visa forms

If you apply on paper, you must use the correct and updated form to apply for your visa. If an out of dated form is used, the application will be returned and you will need to lodge a new application.

All forms and booklets can be downloaded as a PDF file from Applications, Forms and Booklets section. You will require Adobe Acrobat Reader software to view and print the forms and booklets.

Incomplete applications

Under the Migration Act 1958 applications may be decided on the basis of available information. Therefore, it is important that applications are as complete as possible and all supporting documentation is provided at the time of lodgement. Incomplete or poorly documented applications may be delayed or refused.

You may be asked to provide further documents or information relating to your particular circumstances after your application has been lodged.

You should support your application with as much information as possible at the time of lodgement as a decision may be made solely on the information that you have provided with your application.

Fraud or misrepresentation

Any degree of fraud or misrepresentation is likely to result in your application being refused. Applicants should answer all questions fully and truthfully and disclose any information relevant to the question. All signatures on forms and in the applicant’s passport must be the applicants.

Temporary entry visas

Visitor               For holiday, visiting family and friends or business visitor activities
Temporary Work

For short-term, highly specialised, non-ongoing work.

Temporary Activity

For undertaking specific activities on a temporary basis with the support of an individual, organisation or approved sponsor in Australia.
Transit For passengers transiting in Australia on their way to another country
Student and Student Guardian For studies at an Australian education institution and guardians of students under 18 years of age
Work and holiday  For Thai applicants aged 18 to 30 who wish to supplement their holiday in Australia by short-term employment


Permanent entry visas

Child                   includes the Child, Orphan Relative and Adoption visas
Other family includes the Remaining Relative, Aged Dependent and Carer visas

Returning residents

Resident return visa for current or former Australian permanent residents                                        

Refugee and Humanitarian visas

Refugee and Humanitarian Migration


Last updated 30 May 2018