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Immigration, Visas and Citizenship
The Visas and Immigration section of the Australian Embassy in Thailand processes visa applications for people who resident in Thailand. Everyone except for Australian citizens will need to obtain a visa prior to travelling to Australia.
Australian Visa Application Centre
All visa applications, except for Refugee and Humanitarian Entry, should be lodged at the Australian Visa Application Centre in Thailand operated by VFS Global.
Australian Visa Application Centre (AVAC)
Floor 34, Thai CC Tower
889 South Sathorn Road Bangkok (next to Surasak BTS Station)
Business hours: 08.30 to 16.30 Monday to Friday
Telephone: 02 6723476 or 02 6723477 or 02 6723478 or 02 6723479
email to: email@example.com
A fee will be charged for this service in addition to the scheduled fee charged by the Australian Government for all visa applications. For more information about lodgement procedures, fees charged, contact details, office locations and office hours, please visit www.vfs-au.net
Any applicant wishing to personally speak with an Immigration Officer about their Family migration visa application may do so by visiting the Visa Application Centre between 2:00pm and 4:00pm each Thursday (except Embassy holidays). Staff from the Visa and Immigration Office of the Australian Embassy Bangkok will be available to address queries and meet with applicants wishing to lodge migration visa application at the Australian Visa Application Centre.
Latest News and Changes
Visa information & how to apply
- Visa Information
- Application Forms, Booklets and Checklists
- Fee and Charges
- Processing time
- Character requirements
- Health requirements
- Acting on someone else’s behalf
- Using a Migration Agent
How and where to lodge you application
Post lodgement- Information for Visa holder
- Visa evidencing/ Visa label
- Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO)
- Obtain a new passport
- Visa cancellation requests
- Information on Australia Citizenship
- Applying for Australian Citizenship
- Applying for an Australian passport
Other useful information
Protect Yourself against Scams and Migration Fraud
Protect yourself from migration fraud and keep yourself safe by being aware of the ways people may try to take advantage of you or your situation.
For more information on how to protect yourself against Migration Fraud including email and internet scams please read Migration related scams and Protect yourself from migration fraud
If you need more information on how to lodge an application (Pre-lodgement enquiries), please contact the Australian Visa Application Centre. See: www.vfs-au.net
If you unsure of what type of visa to apply for, please use our Find a Visa to help guiding you on the Australian visa that most likely to meet your specific circumstances.
For all general enquires within Australia please contact the department on 131 881.
Please note that we are unable to provide any updates on the progress of your application if it is within Visa Processing Time Service Standards.
For other enquires, the preferred method of contacting is by email. This way the Embassy staffs can research your circumstances and provide you a full response as necessary. Please note that our mailbox is constantly monitored to ensure timely responses.
Visa and Immigration Office Bangkok
Australian Embassy Bangkok
37 South Sathorn Road
Bangkok 10120 Thailand
Client service feedback and suggestions
We value your feedback, your compliments, complaints or suggestions provide the department with information to help improve the quality of our services.
If you have any feedbacks and suggestions please visit: Client Feedback
In order to improve the quality of our client service, we are conducting a survey to encourage continual improvement in the services we offer to our clients. You can access the survey here: Thailand Client Satisfaction Survey
Last updated 26 March 2014