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CITIZENSHIP BY DESCENT

Overview

A child born overseas can be registered as an Australian Citizen by descent if at least one of the parents was an Australian Citizen at the time of child’s birth.

Application Fees

Visa Category Base Visa Application Charge (AUD) Base Visa Application Charge (THB) Additional Applicant Charge over 18 (AUD) Additional Applicant Charge over 18 (THB) Additional Applicant Charge under 18 (AUD) Additional Applicant Charge under 18 (THB)
Citizenship By Descent - 1st Applicant 230 6250 - - - -
Citizenship By Descent - Sibling apply at the same time 95 2600 - - - -

Payable in Thai Baht at the VFS Australian Visa Application Centre either by cash or cashier’s cheque or Bank draft issued in favour of Australian Embassy Bangkok.


For more information on visa fees please refer to the Fees & Charges menu on the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection Website.

The service charge is applicable per passport which can be paid either by cash or cashier’s cheque or Bank draft issued in favour of VFS (Thailand) Ltd.

Primary Client/Applicant Fee
Application lodgement and biometric collection – Primary applicant THB 896
Biometrics Collection Only THB 851
Secondary Client/Applicant Fee
Application lodgement and biometric collection – Secondary applicant THB 627
Citizenship by Descent THB 627
Resubmission THB 627
COURIER FEE
Return of Documents/ Notification letter THB 200

*Note that courier fee is mandatory to all visa categories except for “biometric only” cases where originals or Visa decision needs to be couriered back to applicant.

Documents Required

Photo Specifications



Please submit one photograph along with your visa application.
The photograph must be:

  • No more than 6 months old
  • 4.5cm X 3.5cm
  • Colored, with plain background
  • Taken looking straight forward and face seen clearly

 

Processing Time

For current processing times please visit: Global visa and citizenship processing times

Download Forms

  Application Form