Before applying for your visa, please read our Important Note regarding the roles of Australian Visa Application Centre and the Visa Office at the Australian Embassy, Bangkok
Laos Citizens residing in Thailand and applying for Australian Visa are required to visit the Australian Visa Application Centre in Bangkok or Chiang Mai. Please visit Australia in Thailand website for more information
Before applying for your visa to Australia, applicants should decide the visa subclass under which they wish to lodge their visa application
Applicants can use the Home Affairs tool Find a Visa which will help them find information on visa options that meet their specific requirements.
Please note that not all visas are included in 'Find a Visa'. If you are unsure of which visa to choose, you can also visit the Department of Home Affairs website for further information.
To avoid delays you should prepare the following:
Completed visa application form with valid email address
|Primary Client/Applicant Fee|
|Application lodgement– Primary applicant||THB 895|
|Secondary Client/Applicant Fee|
|Application lodgement– Secondary applicant||THB 626|
|Citizenship By Descent||THB 626|
Applicants submitting original documents are required to include the below mentioned courier fee charges along with the service fee.
|Original Document Return - COURIER FEE|
|0.5 kgs||THB 1100|
|1.0 kgs||THB 1215|
Mode of Payment: Please choose from the below two options ONLY:
Visit Bank of Ayudhya in Vientiane, Laos and request for money transfer to our bank account:
|Bank Name||Bank of Ayudhya PCL|
|Account Name :||VFS (Thailand) Ltd.|
|Account Number :||001-0-16410-9|
|Swift Code :||AYUDTHBK|
* Please note that the international deposit will have a local bank charge. This will cause VFS not to receive the full deposit. Please consult bank regarding possible fees, before making a payment in order not to delay processing your application.
Provide consolidated Demand Draft for Visa fee and service fee in Thai Baht in favour of “ VFS (Thailand) Ltd.” payable in Bangkok, Thailand.
A demand draft that is not addressed correctly or payable in Bangkok Thailand WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED and the application will be kept on hold till such time the correct Demand Draft is received. The applicant will also be required to pay for a return courier to return the incorrect Demand Draft.
Post or courier the Visa application and supporting documents together with your payment to VFS Bangkok
Please ensure that you provide a valid email address in the visa application form, if you do not have a valid email address or you don’t wish to receive the decision through email you need to pay for courier service to return the visa decision to you. The charges for return courier will be THB1100 inclusive of VAT. Please include all charges in the one demand draft.
Please include a letter along with application in case you don’t wish to receive the decision through email.