Australian Embassy

Visas and migration


Welcome to the Visa Office at the Australian Embassy in Berlin. We are an overseas office of the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

The following pages will provide you with information regarding citizenship and visa options for visitors, workers, students or migrants. With the exception of Australian and New Zealand citizens, all people travelling to Australia require a visa prior to arrival.

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Applying for a Visa

Important information - please note:
You should not book flights or make travel commitments until you have a visa to travel to Australia. 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 Types

Find a Visa  - DIBP website 


  • General information on Australian citizenship (DIBP website)
    How to apply for Australian citizenship, information for Australian citizens, Australian citizenship day and the citizenship test.

  • Citizenship by descent information (London website)
    How to apply for Citizenship by descent. 

    Important to note: The Australian High Commission in London processes citizenship by descent applications lodged for nationals and residents of all Berlin case countries (Denmark, Estonia, Faeroe Islands, Finland, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, San Marino, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican City).


Client Service Charter and Feedback

We value all compliments, complaints and suggestions. Your feedback helps us to improve the quality of our information, products and services.
See: Client Service Charter (DIBP website)

We seek client feedback in a number of ways, including client satisfaction surveys and direct feedback from clients.
See: Provide feedback – Compliments, Complaints and Suggestions (DIBP website)