Australian Consulate-General
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Address: 20th Floor, Vincom Center, 47 Ly Tu Trong Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Telephone: +84 8 35218 100, Facsimile: +84 8 35218 101

Visas and Citizenship

Australian Visa Application Centre

All Australian visa applications should be lodged at the Australian Visa Application Centre in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City.  The Visa Application Centre is operated by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), and is open daily from Monday to Friday (no appointment necessary). 

The Australian visa application centre will provide you with the necessary forms and information required to lodge an Australian visa application in Vietnam.

For more information about lodgement procedures, fees charged, contact details, office locations and office hours, visit:

 Australian Visa Application Centres in Vietnam

Important information for Other Family visa applicants (Subclass 114, 115, 116)

Change to processing location for Other Family visa: All Other Family visa applications lodged by clients who are resident of Vietnam are now processed by the Visa Section, Australian Embassy, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Other Family visas include:

See here for more information

Important Information for Student visa applicants

All student visa applicants need to meet Australia’s health requirement. The health examination and following immigration health assessment process can take several weeks to be completed. To avoid delays, you can complete your health examinations before lodging your visa application by using a new service called My Health Declarations.

My Health Declarations is a service that allows you to complete your health examination before lodging your visa application using our eMedical system.

Start: My Health Declarations

Please ensure you provide us with your Health Assessment Portal Identity Number (HAP ID) at the time you lodge your visa application.

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Presentation: Australian Education Agent Meeting, January 2014

How to lodge an application in Vietnam 
Step 1: Find out what information you need to provide with your applicaiton:

Application Checklists

Step 2: What is the cost of the visa and what currency do I pay in?

Application Charges

Acceptable methods of payment

Step 3: Where can I lodge my application?

Paper applications

Online applications (not applicable to Vietnamese passport holders)

Step 4: Find out how long your visa will take to process

Visa processing times - visas process in Vietnam and Laos

Visa processing times - all visas

Already have an Australian visa?

Check the status of your visa and its entitlements online: Visa Entitlement - Verification Online

General information

Coming to Australia

Australia's modern electronic visa system does not require you to have a visa label placed in your passport to confirm your immigration status and entitlements in Australia. When you check-in to fly to Australia, airline staff will use your passport to electronically confirm that you have authority to travel to Australia prior to boarding the aircraft.

Further information: About your visa

There are a few other important things you should know before applying for, or being granted, an Australian visa.

Further information: Coming to Australia

Contact details

Australian Embassy, Hanoi
Australian Consulate-General, Ho Chi Minh City
International Organization for Migration, Vietnam
Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Client Service Survey 

In order to assess 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:


Last updated 12 February 2014