Australian High Commission
United Kingdom

Visa Information

Making an application for a visa or citizenship by descent in London

You should not book flights or make travel commitments until you have a visa to travel to Australia. The department will not be liable for any financial loss incurred by clients whose visa application was finalised later than expected or where an application is unsuccessful.

To limit delays in processing your application, you should provide all the documents we require when you make the application. To minimise delays, we encourage applicants to apply online through ImmiAccount. Lodging your application online allows you to track the progress of your application electronically and receive further infomration in a timely manner.

We encourage you to lodge your application online as it facilitates streamlined processing and is more efficient.

Visa Applications

You are not required to complete a paper application form if you are eligible to apply online.

Our online services gateway is for individuals, migration agents, service delivery partners, businesses and stakeholders.

ImmiAccount offers a single point of entry for most of our online services. 

It is an online system that will let you create, submit, pay for and manage your online visa and citizenship applications.

We encourage you to lodge your applications online as it is often cheaper and facilitates streamlined processing arrangements.

Visa Applications

If you are normally a resident of the UK, Ireland or Ukraine, you may submit a paper application for a visa to the office in London. You must ensure that you submit a valid application. You must:

Pay the correct fee
Complete the correct form
Provide supporting Documentation
Send the application to the right address

If you do not follow these steps, your application may be invalid (and returned to you, take longer to process, or be refused.

For specific information about individual visa subclasses, please visit https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-finder

This page provides comprehensive information on the range of visa options which are available to people wishing to travel to Australia.

Citizenship by Descent Applications

 

ImmiAccount offers a single point of entry for most of our online services. 

It is an online system that will let you create, submit, pay for and manage your online visa and citizenship applications.

We encourage you to lodge your applications online as it is often cheaper and facilitates streamlined processing arrangements.

Citizenship by Descent

To limit delays in processing your application for Citizenship by Descent, you should provide all the documents we require at the same time you make the application. You should:

Pay the correct fee
Complete the correct form
Provide supporting documentation
Send the application to the right address

For further information about citizenship by descent, please visit this link.