Australian Consulate-General
Hong Kong, China
Address: 23/F Harbour Centre, 25 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong - Tel: +852 2827 8881 - Fax: +852 2585 4457

Visas and migration

Welcome to the webpage of the Australian Visa and Citizenship office in Hong Kong.

Our office processes applications for Partner, Child and Other Family migration, certain applications for temporary entry and applications for Australian Citizenship by Descent from clients residing in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

All visas for clients residing in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan are processed "label free". Please provide a copy of your passport with your application. You do not need to provide your original passport to us. Further information on "label free" arrangements is available on our website:

Clients who do not reside in Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan should lodge their applications with the Australian Visa and Citizenship Office responsible for their country or region of residence. Applications lodged at the Visa and Citizenship office in Hong Kong by clients not resident in Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan may be transferred to the office responsible for the client's country or region of residence for further processing. This may result in processing delays and impact on the client's intended travel date. Clients resident in mainland China (including Shenzhen and Zhuhai) should lodge their application at one of the mainland Australian Visa and Citizenship offices in Beijing, Guangzhou or Shanghai.

Please note that Taiwanese compatriot passports are acceptable travel documents to travel to Australia only if passport holders have evidence of a right of re-entry to the country of origin or a third country. Please ensure you provide supporting evidence with your application.  Further information is available at:

Contact details of all Australian Visa and Citizenship Offices outside Australia are available at:

Contact details for our mainland Australian Visa and Citizenship Offices and further information for mainland Chinese clients in English and in Chinese is available at:

Our office also processes applications for Business Skills migration from clients residing in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and mainland China.

Information on processing arrangements for other types of visas is available at:

 Important Facts for Travellers to Australia

 Important Notices

 Contact Us

 Information for Clients Residing in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan 

 Business Skills Migration

 Visa and Citizenship Charges

 Application Forms, Information Leaflets and Migration Booklets

 Certifying Documents

 Health Requirements

 Character Requirements

 Using a Migration Agent

 Updating Your Passport Details

 Health Insurance while in Australia

 International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Online Client Service Survey

Your feedback is important and helps us improve our client service.

Please complete the survey regarding the client service you received from us at the Australian Visa and Citizenship office at the Hong Kong Consulate. Please see: Online Client Service Survey  or 網上客戶滿意調查 (in Chinese).

Alternatively, you may provide feedback on services provided to the Global Feedback Unit in Australia.

If you would like to provide your feedback on our website please email


Page Last Updated: 1 August 2014