Australian High Commission
United Kingdom
High Commission address: Australia House, Strand, London WC2B 4LA

Travelling to Australia

Immigration and Visas

All travellers, except New Zealand citizens, must obtain a visa before travelling to Australia.


Plan your trip with the official Tourism Australia website

Getting married in Australia - information for overseas visitors


Consular and Notarial Services

Services available to Australian and foreign citizens* in the UK, including information on marrying inside and outside Australia, witnessing signatures, certifying and notarising documents. Office opening hours and fees. *Please note that notarial services for foreign citizens are only for documents required for use in Australia.

In an emergency the Consular Emergency Centre is operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can be contacted on 0500 890 165 (toll free).


New Arrivals

Information for new settlers in Australia.

Customs and Quarantine

The Australian Customs Service  has full information about taking goods into Australia inlcuding duty free, household goods and cars

There are strict quarantine regulations for taking any food, plant material or animal products into Australia

Employment in Australia

This Australian High Commission cannot assist in finding employment in Australia.