This site is regularly updated with information for Australians living in the United Kingdom.
If you are in need of urgent consular assistance, please refer to the consular information below.
The UK Government has announced new measures to support Australians in the UK with a grace period until 31 August 2020 and an assurance scheme for after that. Find out more.
National Cabinet has extended caps on international passengers flows. For more information, click here.
Medical information on COVID-19
Inter-state quarantine rules
You need to check your UK visa now. If it's expiring soon, then you'll need to act.
The grace period for visa holders ends on 31 August 2020. If you can't get home and your visa expires on or after that date, you'll need to take action.
If your visa expires on or after 31 August 2020, you can apply for the assurance scheme.
The UK Government is running an assurance scheme that can help you stay in the UK on your current conditions until your flight home.
It's time to register with us.
Once you've checked, and applied if you need to, it's time to register with us. Registration isn't a silver bullet: but it's a critical part of ensuring we can take every step possible to keep Australians safe. You should include as much detail about your situation as you can.
Flying home to Australia
There are now caps on passengers entering Australia. Flights are still operating. Check with your airline for more information.
Learn more Entry rules
Accessing funds through my super
Australians in the UK who have been impacted by COVID-19 can get early access to some of their super. An Australian bank account is needed.
Apply now myGov Help
Getting help with your UK visa
If you are staying in the UK, your visa is your responsibility. Learn how the UK Government are managing visas during COVID-19 and what you need to do.
Consular help and legalising documents
We here for you. Get in touch with us for assistance with consular matters or document legalisation.
Consular help Legalisation
Staying cyber safe during COVID-19
Cyber crime has increased during COVID-19. Find out how to stay cyber safe as we work and learn from home.
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Applying for or renewing a passport
Get help with your passport, renewal or support for urgent travel. We have on extra staff for a short time to help out.
Looking for something else?
Find out about Australian visas, immigration and citizenship. Read here.
Our frequently asked questions section for COVID-19 covers common queries. Read more.
All other information is, here.