Welcome to the website for the Australian Visa Application Centre.
This site is applicable to all residents of South Africa and residents of some
who are eligible to apply for an Australian visa in
South Africa. It will introduce you to the procedures involved in the visa
For Prospective Applicants:
Applicants who wish to apply for a Visa are requested to kindly read the
information on this site carefully. The guidelines listed on this site are to
help you prepare your documents as accurately as possible. This will reduce the
chances of your application being incomplete or a delay in being processed.
Since the 18 of April 2005, the Australian Government had put in place new
arrangements to facilitate the lodgment of applications for an Australian visa
in South Africa. South African residents applying for any Australian visa will
now be able to lodge their applications at the four Australian Visa Application
Centres in South Africa
South African residents will no longer be able to lodge their applications at
the Australian High Commission in Pretoria, as these services will be provided
at the four locations. Visa applicants will need to plan ahead of travel to
obtain an Australian visa.
The Australian Visa Application Centers will provide excellent client-friendly
services to ensure Applicants are not required to wait for extended periods.
Kindly note that no appointments are required to lodge applications at the
Each Centre will provide services to Applicants between the hours 8:00am and
16:00pm (Submission : 0800 - 1230 and 1330 - 1500 Hours) and Collection : 1330
- 1600 Hours (, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).
If you have already submitted an
application for a visa at the visa application centre you can track your
You can track your application by entering your Receipt Number
and your Last Name