Australian Embassy
United Arab Emirates

Visas to Australia

The Department of Home Affairs at the Dubai Consulate-General no longer processes Australian visa applications. The Australian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Australian Consulate-General in Dubai will not respond to enquiries regarding visa matters.


If you are seeking information on which visa to apply for please see: Explore visa options

You can lodge an online visa applications via ImmiAccount

Should you require assistance with your visa application, you may wish to consider engaging a Registered Migration Agent.  For more information go to: Using a migration agent

If you are required to provide biometrics, you will receive a formal request by email. You will need to book an appointment at the nearest Australia Biometrics Collection Centre, managed by VFS Global: Australian Biometric Collection Centres

To check the status of your visa application, or to contact the Department, please refer to the information at Contact us.

To find information regarding other related services available in your country, such as the nearest Australian Biometric Collection Centre or panel physician, you can select a country on the following web-page: Offices outside Australia.

Refugee and Humanitarian visa applications

For information on Refugee and Humanitarian visas, including step by step information on how to apply, please refer to: Refugee category visas

Paper applications should be sent to:

PO Box 35201

Amman 11180