Australian Embassy
The Philippines

Visas and citizenship

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Important news

  1. If you are seeking to attend the World Supremacy Battlegrounds Hip Hop Competition, apply for your visa online and well in advance of intended departure. See: Visitor visa and application checklist 
  2. The Embassy will be closed on Friday 1 September for public holiday and will reopen on Monday 4 September.
  3. Visitor visa applications - Please include all information with your application, as we generally do not request further information before making a final decision on your application.
  4. Apply online - lodge your application online through ImmiAccount where available.  All Philippine passport holders are eligible to apply online.  See: Where to apply 
  5. Forgot or can't find the details of your visa? See: VEVO for Visa Holders If you do not know your reference number, you can request it. See: VEVO Request for Reference Number Form
  6. On 20 April 2017, the Government announced changes to the requirements for Australian citizenship. See here for more information.
  7. Abolition and replacement of the 457 visa from March 2018. See here for more information.
  8. Tuberculosis warning for international students

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