Australian Consulate-General
New York CG, United States of America
Consulate-General address: 150 East 42nd Street, 34th Floor, New York - Telephone: 212 351 6500 - Fax: 212 351 6501

Visas, Immigration and Citizenship

The Australian Consulate-General in New York does not have a Visa or Immigration Office.

US citizens and other eligible passport holders from more than 60 other countries can now apply online for visitor, business and short-term work visas.

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Contacting the Immigration and Citizenship Section in Washington

Americas Service Centre

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Other Missions in our area

Application process and other immigration matters

Important tips when lodging your application in Washington

Status checks for applications submitted to the Washington office

Status checks for online visa applications

Character requirements

Health requirements

Do I Need a Visa Label?

Translation of foreign documents

Before engaging a migration agent, we recommend you read this information about migration agents operating outside Australia - Information in Spanish

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Visa types

The following lists are NOT exhaustive and refer only to the more common types of visas available. For more comprehensive information on all visa types, please refer to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

Not sure which visa is best suited to your situation? Consult the Visa Wizard

Visiting Australia

Electronic Travel Authority (ETA)

Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) Referrals

Tourists and Business visitors

Transit Visa

Studying and Training in Australia

Study in Australia

Training and research

Student Guardians

Working in Australia

Temporary work and specialist entry


The Australian Consulate-General New York does not have a Visa or Immigration Office.

Contact the Australian Embassy in Washington for all information, applications and addresses.

Useful passport and visa links can be found below.

Information Service for Australian Visas

Tel: 1-613-216-7603 (Toll call to Canada)
Email enquiries:
Service available in English, Portuguese, Spanish and French  

Types of Visas

Visiting Australia

Studying in Australia

Working in Australia

Returning Residents

Migrating to Australia

Forms and checklists

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Citizenship by descent