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HOW TO APPLY

This site is applicable to all applicants who are eligible to apply for an Australian visa in Malaysia. It will introduce you to the procedures involved in the visa application process.

For Prospective Applicants

If you wish to apply for an Australian visa, kindly read the information on this site carefully. This will facilitate accurate submission of your applications.

You can contact us at the Australian Visa Application Centre (AVAC) Helpdesk at: + 603 21666550 (Monday – Friday between 9 am to 5 pm)

For further details, please refer to Contact Us section.

Visa Application Process

Step 1

Select a visa subclass which is appropriate for the purpose of your travel to Australia and download the relevant visa application form.

Please note: You can also obtain a visa application form at the Australian Visa Application Centre (AVAC).

Step 2

Your visa application may require supporting documentation. For a list of supporting documentation required for your visa, see checklists provided under Visa Types. Gather all required supporting documentation for your application.

To avoid delays all supporting documentation should be submitted at the time of application.

Step 3

Organize payment of the visa fees in the form of cash, credit card or bank draft from a Malaysian bank in Malaysian Ringgit currency only and made payable to the Australian High Commission.

Step 4

The prior online appointment for application submission is a mandatory requirement. Schedule an Appointment to visit the AVAC and lodge your application and submit your biometrics..

Some applicants who apply for a visa online (including Electronic Travel Authority) are excluded from providing biometrics. For more information see: Biometric Data Collection

Important note for visa applicants:

To make a valid application, applicants must lodge a complete and signed application form for the appropriate visa class, pay the appropriate visa application charge and provide their biometrics. Application forms for persons aged less than 18 years must be signed by a parent or legal guardian.

All supporting documents and information should be submitted together with the application. Any documents that are not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation.

To avoid possible delays, you should include all relevant information and additional documentation in support of your application at the time of lodgement (Documents required see the checklist available under the relevant visa category).

If you do not provide all the specified documentation at the time you lodge your application a decision may be made on the basis of the available information. Australian migration legislation permits a decision to be taken at any time after the application has been lodged.

Apply early and travel on time!

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