How to apply for an Australian visa

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How to apply for an Australian visa


This blog post shall be helpful to all applicants who are eligible to apply for an Australian visa in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain or Qatar. It will introduce you to the procedures involved in the visa application process.

Here’s how to apply for an Australian Visa

Step 1

Select a visa subclass which is appropriate for the purpose of your travel to Australia and download the relevant visa application form.

Step 2

Your visa application may require supporting documentation. For a list of supporting documentation required for your visa, see checklists provided under Visa Types. Gather all required supporting documentation for your application.

To avoid delays all supporting documentation should be submitted at the time of application.

Step 3

Organize payment of the visa fees:

Mode of Payment

Visa Fees are payable in Cash or Credit Card in United Arab Emirates

Visa Fees are payable by Credit Card only in KSA, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman

Important Note: Effective 16 April 2017, the mode of Visa fee payment in Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman will be payable only through Credit Card. Payments through Demand Drafts will be acceptable until 13 April 2017 only.

Step 4

The prior online appointment for application submission is a mandatory requirement. Schedule an Appointment to visit the AVAC in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain or Qatar and lodge your application and submit your biometrics.

Important note for visa applicants:


To make a valid application, applicants must lodge a complete and signed application form for the appropriate visa class, pay the appropriate visa application charge. Application forms for persons aged less than 18 years must be signed by a parent or legal guardian.

All supporting documents and information should be submitted together with the application. Any documents that are not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation.

To avoid possible delays, you should include all relevant information and additional documentation in support of your application at the time of lodgement (Documents required see the checklist available under the relevant visa category).

If you do not provide all the specified documentation at the time you lodge your application a decision may be made on the basis of the available information. Australian migration legislation permits a decision to be taken at any time after the application has been lodged.

Apply early and travel on time!

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