Australian Embassy
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Travelling to Australia

Travelling to Australia


All travellers, except New Zealand citizens, must obtain a visa or electronic travel authority  before travelling to Australia.


COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Travel Restrictions

From 9pm on 20 March 2020, only Australian citizens, residents and immediate family members can travel to Australia. Up to date information on Australia's response to COVID-19 and current travel restrictions, as well as exemptions, is available at 



Plan your trip with, the official Tourism Australia website, offering a wide range of travel information and planning tools including over 2000 images, a currency converter, daily weather updates, interactive maps, suggested holiday itineraries, holiday deals, specialist travel agents and more. Available in nine languages.


Tourist Refund Scheme

The Tourist Refund Scheme enables you to claim a refund, subject to certain conditions, of the goods and services tax (GST) and wine equalisation tax (WET) that you pay on goods you buy in Australia.


New Arrivals


A gateway to information ranging from citizenship, health, settlement help for migrants, working conditions to buying a home in Australia.


Customs and Biosecurity


Find Government information on customs and biosecurity for Australians travelling overseas and for overseas visitors to Australia:

The above site also includes further links and information on duty-free concessions, information on entering/ leaving Australia (what to expect at the border, what can I pack), sending goods to Australia, importing animals etc.

Information is also available through the following link.


Foreign Embassies and Consulates in Australia



Jobs in Australia

This Australian mission is not able to assist people in finding employment in Australia.


See also

Touring Australia