Australian Embassy

Travelling to Australia

Travelling to Australia

Novel coronavirus and Australian visas

The Australian government has announced measures to ensure the health, safety and well-being of the Australian community, including implementing travel restrictions. Visa applicants and travellers should view the latest information available on the Department of Home Affairs website.


Immigration and Visas

All travellers, except New Zealand citizens, must obtain a visa or electronic travel authority before travelling to Australia.

Entering or leaving Australia - Immigration, Customs and Biosecurity (Quarantine) clearances

The Australian Border Force, an operational agency under the Home Affairs Portfolio, manages the security and integrity of Australia’s borders. It works with other Government and International agencies to detect and deter unlawful movement of goods and people across the border. Information for travellers can be found here.

If you bring wildlife souvenirs or products into or out of Australia, make sure you do it legally. If in doubt - check it out!


Airport Body Scanners

 New Australian body scanner implementation. 

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Plan your trip with, the official Tourism Australia website, offering a wide range of travel information and planning tools including over 2000 images, a currency converter, daily weather updates, interactive maps, suggested holiday itineraries, holiday deals, specialist travel agents and more. Available in different languages.

Tourist Refund Scheme

The Tourist Refund Scheme enables you to claim a refund, subject to certain conditions, of the goods and services tax (GST) and wine equalisation tax (WET) that you pay on goods you buy in Australia.

New Arrivals

A gateway to information ranging from citizenship, health, settlement help for migrants, working conditions to buying a home in Australia.


Foreign Embassies and Consulates in Australia

Alphabetical list of Embassies by country

Alphabetical list of Consulates by country

Jobs in Australia

This Australian mission is not able to assist people in finding employment in Australia.