Australian Consulate-General
Chicago
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin

Visas and Immigration

Please note: The Australian Consulate-General in Chicago does not offer visa, immigration or citizenship advice. Please contact the Department of Immigration and Border Protection directly via inquiry form, website, or by phone at 1-613-238-1040.

 

Visas for Non-Australian Citizens

Unless you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, you will need a visa to enter Australia. New Zealand passport holders can apply for a visa upon arrival in the country. All other passport holders must apply for a visa before leaving home.

 

To find out what visa is best for you, visit the Visa Finder on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website.

 

For further information on visas, immigration and citizenship, please contact the Department of Immigration and Border Protection directly via inquiry form, website, or by phone at 1-613-238-1040. Please be advised, the office of Immigration and Border Protection is located in Ottawa, Canada. International calling rates will apply.

 

 

Immigrant Arrivals

If you have the skills, Australia has the lifestyle! If you like the idea of Australia’s climate and the Australian lifestyle and are ready to challenge your career in a country with lots of opportunity, take your first steps on your immigration to Australia by learning about Life in Australia.

 

Before your move, be sure to check Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s website to view what you can bring and what you can bring back from Australia.