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Important Information

  • In light of the current COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) outbreak, all Australian Visa Application Centres, Australian Biometric Collection Centres and call centres, across the VFS Global network, are temporarily closed until further notice, see https://www.vfsglobal.com/en/individuals/covid-19-customer-advisories.html for updates. We apologise for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and kind co-operation. For latest information from the Australian Government on Covid-19, please visit: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/
  • Upcoming changes to child visas – effective 01 April 2020

    The Department of Home Affairs have advised -  01 April 2020, all new applications for these following visa subclasses:

    • Child (Subclass 101)
    • Adoption (Subclass 102)
    • Orphan Relative (Subclass 117)

    will need to be posted to:

    Department of Home Affairs Child and Other Family Processing Centre

    Locked Bag 7

    NORTHBRIDGE WA 6865

    AUSTRALIA

    or, the application should be delivered by courier service to:

    Department of Home Affairs Child and Other Family Processing Centre

    Wellington Central

    836 Wellington Street WEST PERTH WA 6005

    AUSTRALIA.

    Applicants will still be required to provide their biometrics upon receipt of a requirement letter from the Department.

  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the Australian border

    From 9 pm AEDT 20 March 2020, only Australian citizens, residents and immediate family members can travel to Australia. For more information on the Australian Government’s announcement, please click here: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/news-media/current-alerts/novel-coronavirus

  • Online Simplified Chinese System temporarily shut down

    In light of the current COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) outbreak, the Online Simplified Chinese System will be temporarily shut down until further notice. We apologise for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

  • Travel restrictions extended, with limited exemptions – effective immediately.

    The Australian Government announced on 27 February 2020 that travel restrictions will be maintained for a further week to 07 March 2020

    Year 11 and 12 students who remain in China due to Australian travel restrictions (apart from those from Hubei Province) have been offered a strict pathway to resume their studies in recognition of the importance of the final two years of school. The exemptions will be considered on case by case basis. For more information see https://www.dese.gov.au/news/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov

    For more information on all these travel restrictions, please click on the following link: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/news-media/current-alerts/novel-coronavirus