Immigration, Visas and Citizenship
The Visas and Immigration section of the Australian Embassy in Myanmar processes visa applications for people who are resident in Myanmar. Everyone except for Australian citizens will need to obtain a visa prior to travelling to Australia.
Flight booking and travel commitments
Clients are advised not to book flights or make travel commitments until your visa application is finalised. The department will not be liable for any financial loss incurred by clients whose visa application was finalised later than expected or where an application is unsuccessful.
Visa information & how to apply
For information about different visa option, you can use the Visa Finder tool on the Department’s website here: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1
- Application forms and document 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 your application
Post lodgement - Information for Visa holder
- Information on Australian 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 online by being aware of the ways people may try to take advantage of you or your situation.
If you need more information on how to lodge an application (Pre-lodgement enquiries), please contact the Australian Visa Application Centre.
It is recommended you contact the AVAC before attending to make an appointment.
Address: #305, Prime Hill Business Square, No. 60, Shwedagon Pagoda Road, Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Telephone: +95 9 791 089 461, +95 9 791 089 462
Contact Centre hours: 08.30 hrs to 16.30 hrs
Business hours: 08.30 hrs to 16.30 hrs (Monday to Friday*)
Application lodgement hours: 08.30 hrs - 15.30 hrs (Monday to Friday*)
Passport collection hours: 08.30 hrs to 16.30 hrs (Monday to Friday*)
*Except on Public Holidays.
If you are unsure of what type of visa to apply for, please use our Find a Visa to help guide you regarding the Australian visa 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 enquiries, the preferred method of contact is by email. This way the Embassy staff can research your circumstances and provide you with a full response as necessary. Please note that our mailbox is constantly monitored to ensure timely responses.
Australian Embassy Myanmar
Australian Visa Office
Vantage Tower, 623 Pyay Road,
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 feedback or 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: Myanmar Client Satisfaction Survey
Last updated 27 June 2018