Welcome to the website of the Australian Visa Application Centre for Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and Yemen in GCC. VFS Global is a commercial entity working in partnership with The Commonwealth of Australia to provide Australian visa application services in GCC.
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The Australian Visa Applications Centres in the GCC resumed limited operations on 02 November 2020 for Biometrics collection, strictly by appointment. Paper applications will not be accepted by mail or at the office. You can apply online for most visa and citizenship applications at: https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/help-support/tools
Current operational days and timing for the AVACs, except public holidays, are:
Operational days for UAE: Monday & Tuesday.
Timings: 09:00 am to 04:00 pm
Operational day for Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia : Monday
Timing: 09:00 am to 01:00 pm
Customers are required to make a prior appointment before visiting the centre as no walk-in appointments or in-person information services will be available. Customers needing assistance with completing their Visa form online can avail the service at the Visa Application Centres, for an additional fee. Please make this selection at the time of making your appointment.
Travel restrictions are in place and subject to change. You cannot come to Australia unless you are in an exempt category or you have been granted an individual exemption to the current travel restrictions. Please check the Department of Home Affairs’ website for more information https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/travel-restrictions
Schedule an appointment to visit the visa application centre.Click Here
If you have already submitted your visa application at the Australian Visa Application Centre in GCC, you can track your application here. Your status can also be tracked via SMS and email.Click Here
Locate your nearest Visa Application Centre. Please select your resident city below.
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