Australian Embassy

Visas and Immigration

Immigration, Visas and Citizenship


  Latest news and changes 

  COVID-19 and Australian visas 

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

    Please visit the Department of Home Affairs COVID 19 and the border website for information on Australia's border
    arrangements including guidance on applying for an exemption to the current travel ban, mandatory quarantine
    requirements and lodging a visa application.

    The Australian Embassies in Bangkok and Yangon do not process exemption requests and are unable to respond to
    enquiries regarding travel exemption requests.

  Introduction of the Australian Travel Declaration

    All travellers coming to Australia are now required to complete Australian Travel Declaration.

    The Australian Travel Declaration is a form that collects information from you before you fly to Australia. The form will
    ask for your flight details, quarantine requirements (if any), health status, and your contact details. This information is
    provided to relevant health authorities in Australia to ensure they are able to contact you should someone on your
    flight test positive for COVID-19.

    You should complete your declaration three days before you fly here.

  Australian Biometrics Collection Centre operations in Myanmar

    VFS Global has resumed limited operations of its Australian Biometrics Collection Centre (ABCC) in Yangon from 1
    November for biometrics collection only. It is not possible to lodge a paper application.

    Visit the VFS Australian in Myanmar website to make a booking.

  The Australian Travel Declaration is a form that collects informatio
  from you before you fly to 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 the OMARA website.


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

For information on Australian visas, immigration and citizenship, processing times, to lodge an application, or to provide feedback or suggestions, please visit the Home Affairs website.

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