Australian Embassy
Vietnam

Visas and Migration

Visas and Migration

The Department of Home Affairs at the Australian Embassy in Hanoi and the Australian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City processes most visa applications and some citizenship applications for residents of Vietnam. The information in this website is meant as supplementary, country specific information to that contained in the main Department of Home Affairs website - www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

 

Important News

Latest News and Changes

 LODGEMENT OF VISITOR AND TEMPORARY WORK VISAS FOR TRAVEL DURING THE CHRISTMAS AND VIETNAMESE NEW YEAR PERIOD:

 The Australian Embassy and Australian Consulate-General in Vietnam will be closed over the Christmas (December 2018) and Vietnamese New Year (February 2019) periods.

If you are planning to travel to Australia over the festive periods, please lodge your Visitor (subclass 600) and Temporary Work (subclass 400) visa applications before the following dates:

  • Intending to travel for Christmas 2018: lodge by Friday 23 November 2018
  • Intending to travel for Vietnamese New Year (Tet) 2019: lodge by Friday 28 December 2018

For applications lodged after these dates for travel during peak periods, the Visa Office may not be able to make a decision before your intended date of travel.

The following changes take effect from 1 July 2018

  • Partner (Subclass 309/100) and Prospective Marriage visa (Subclass 300) applications must be lodged online via ImmiAccount.
  • Applications for all Transit visas (Subclass 771) must be lodged online via ImmiAccount.

For information about lodging online, please see Online Visa Lodgement.

You may seek assistance lodging through ImmiAccount from VFS Global

Applications for the following visas must be lodged at the Perth Child and Other Family Processing Centre:
  • Aged Dependent Relative (Subclass 114)
  • Remaining Relative (Subclass 115)
  • Carer (Subclass 116)

Further information is available on the Department of Home Affairs website at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/News/Pages/changes-to-lodgement-methods-for-family-stream.aspx

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Fees & Application Forms

The current fee and application form for visas is available on the Department of Home Affairs website. Fees and Charges

 

Visa and Citizenship Options

 

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Last updated  22 October 2018