Australian Consulate-General
Hong Kong

VISMG: Visa Information for Clients

Visas and migration

[ Visa Information for Clients ]

 [ Information for Clients Residing in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan ]

 From Monday 27 February 2017, citizens of Taiwan who reside in Hong Kong or Macau may apply for an ETA through the Australian Visa Application Centre (AVAC). For more information regarding this service please visit the AVAC website at:

 Important changes are coming into effect on the 19 November 2016 for applicants applying for a visa as a member of a family unit or applying for a visa which includes members of their family. Information is available at:

From 19 November 2016, applications for subclass 400 visas (including domestic helpers) must be made on-line through ImmiAccount. Paper applications will no longer be accepted after this date.

More information regarding changes to the subclass 400 and other Temporary Activity Visas can be found at:

 From 18 November 2016 new limitations on the approval of sponsorships for Partner and Prospective Marriage visa applications are being introduced. Sponsors are now required to provide police clearances. For further information about these changes please consult our website at: Sponsor requirements for Partner and Prospective Marriage visa applications are at:

Visa Types

 Visiting Australia

From 23 March 2013 significant changes were introduced for Visitor visas (including short stay business visas) and Medical Treatment visas. Visas granted under the old arrangements pre-23 March 2013 are still in effect until they expire.

Further information is available at:

 Electronic Travel Authorities (ETA)

 European Passport Holders - on-line visitor visa options 

 Visitor Visas

 Tourist Visitor Visa

 Business Visitor Visa

 Visa arrangements for tour escorts/chaperones

 Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) Visa Subclass 400

 Transit Visas

 Domestic Workers and Visitor Visas to Australia

 Children travelling with their parents

 Student Visas

 Working in Australia

 Resident Return Visas

 Family Migration

 Business Skills Migration

 Not sure of what visa to apply for? Try our Visa Wizard.

 Australian Citizenship

Page Last Updated: 28 December 2017