Australian Embassy
Myanmar

Visas and Immigration

Immigration, Visas and Citizenship

 

  Latest news and changes 

Temporary closure of the Home Affairs (Immigration) office at the Australian Embassy in Myanmar

The Home Affairs (Immigration) office at the Australian Embassy in Myanmar has temporarily closed from 25 March 2020.

If you have already lodged a paper visa application prior to 25 March: Processing of your visa application is currently suspended. If you need to travel to Australia urgently and meet one of the travel ban exemption requirements listed here, please lodge an application online and submit a request for urgent travel to the Bangkok Immigration office here.

If you have already lodged an online visa application prior to 25 March: Your visa application has been transferred to the Australian Embassy in Bangkok. If you need to travel to Australia urgently and meet one of the travel ban exemption requirements listed here, please submit a request for urgent travel to the Bangkok Immigration office here.

If you have not yet lodged a visa application: We recommend you lodge your visa application online for the fastest outcome. Visa applications lodged in paper will take at least three months longer to process than a paper application.

For further information on visa and citizenship matters, please visit the Australian Embassy in Thailand website.

 

Temporary closure of Australian Visa Application Centre in Yangon

VFS Global has temporarily closed the Australian Visa Application Centre (AVAC) in Yangon until further notice.

If you are unable to attend a biometrics or health appointment, you do not need to notify us. We will send a new request once AVAC or panel doctor arrangements have resumed.

The Department of Home Affairs Global Service Centre is able to answer telephone enquiries: +61 2 6196 0196.

 

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and Australian visas 

The Australian government has announced measures to ensure the health, safety and well-being of the Australian community.

Visa applicants and travellers should view the latest information available on the following websites:

 

Beware of visa scams

To avoid being scammed, you can check the Register of Migration Agents on the OMARA website, to receive the protections of an OMARA registered Migration Agent.

There are Australian registered migration agents working all around the world in countries including Myanmar. These agents are subject to the same Code of Conduct, professional development and regulations as registered migration agents based in Australia. More information about Australia’s efforts to ensure the integrity of the migration advice profession is available at: www.mara.gov.au.

 

 

Welcome to the website of the Department of Home Affairs at the Australian Embassy in Myanmar. We manage visa and citizenship services for people who are resident in Myanmar

For general information on applying for Australian visas, please visit the Home Affairs website.

The information provided here is additional and specific for clients in Myanmar.