Helping you find government information and services

Immigration and Visas

Find information on visiting, working and studying in Australia, returning to live in Australia and Australian citizenship. Whatever your reason for coming to Australia, you will need a valid Australian visa.

 

Visa Finder

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Helps you find the Australian visa most likely to meet your specific circumstances.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Applications, forms and booklets

Provides a list of application forms to print and complete by hand, information forms and booklets about visiting or migrating to Australia and a guide to fees for visas and services.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Australian Border Force

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An operational agency within the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, it protects Australia's border and manages the movement of people and goods across it.

Australian Border Force

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

The Department is responsible for immigration and customs border policy.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Immigration compliance

Includes information on how to comply with your obligations.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Migration agents

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Some useful resources and tools for migration agents in Australia.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

New Zealanders in Australia

Provides information on visas, access to benefits and citizenship issues relating to New Zealanders in Australia, and some relevant statistics.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA)

Registers migration agents. In Australia migration agents must be registered in order to provide immigration assistance services.

Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority

Protecting Australia's borders

Provides information about the Australian Border Force, including its role in protecting Australia's border and national security, and working with the community.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Research and statistics – immigration

Links to the Department of Immigration and Border Protections's downloadable publications on research and statistics.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Visas and immigration information for employers

Provides information for employers looking to bring skilled workers to Australia when they cannot find an appropriately skilled Australian.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection