Australian Embassy
Lebanon

Australian Visa Office

The Australian Embassy in Beirut no longer takes telephone enquiries on immigration and visa issues.  Our preferred method of communication is via email.

For general pre-lodgement enquiries, you can call our Visa Application Centre in Cairo +20 233 313 301 (International call rates apply).

You can contact the Australian Visa Office by email only at immigration.beirut@dfat.gov.au.  You will receive an automated response when you send us an email.  Please read this carefully.  If your enquiry is answered by the information in the automated response, you will not receive another reply.

We do not respond to status-related enquiries for applications that fall within the published processing times.  You should wait until after the processing time has elapsed before contacting us. If you lodged your application online, you can monitor the status of your application through ImmiAccount.

Please contact us via email on immigration.beirut@dfat.gov.au only if your application is outside our published processing times or your application is urgent, if there are exceptional, compelling or compassionate circumstances that would warrant the grant of a visa sooner than our advertised processing time.  Please note not all urgent requests can be accommodated.

Global visa and citizenship processing times are published on our website, to indicate the timeframe in which we aim to process a complete application.  http://www.border.gov.au/about/access-accountability/service-standards/global-visa-citizenship-processing-times

Please do not call the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in the Australian Embassy in Lebanon for visa related enquiries as they are a separate office, are not responsible for visas and cannot transfer your call.

To hear a recorded message only you can call the Australian Visa Office on    +961 1 960 670

Postal Address

You should lodge a complete application at the time of lodgement however either online via ImmiAccount or when submitting a paper application to the Australian Visa Application Centre, if you have additional documents to add to your application you can send these to us: 

Upload them via ImmiAccount If you have lodged online, you can submit (upload) supporting documents online via your ImmiAccount.  To attach documents to your visa application, please login to your ImmiAccount, find the application details page and click on the ‘Attach Document button’ on the right hand side of the screen.  The maximum size for each file you attach is 5MB

By post:  Australian Embassy Beirut, Visa Office, P.O. Box 11-1860 Riad El Solh, Beirut 1107 2090 Lebanon

By courier: Australian Embassy Beirut, Visa Office, Serail Hill Beirut Centre Ville, Beirut Lebanon

By hand: You can deliver additional documents to our Australian Visa Application Centre.  You must make an appointment before visiting the centre and they will charge a fee for this service.  For additional information see: Secondary service fees – Additional Document Drop at: https://au.tlscontact.com/lb/BEY/page.php?pid=application_fees#service-fees

Fax: + 961 960 671

Please note, mail services can be unreliable therefore we suggest you consider couriering documents to our office. 

Only applicants from Cyprus can mail or courier paper applications to the above address.  All paper applications from applicants residing in Lebanon must be submitted in person to the Australian Visa application Centre.Australian Visa Application Centre.

Physical Address

Persons will only be admitted to the Embassy if they have a scheduled interview.  The Embassy address is:

Address: Embassy Complex, Serial Hill, Downtown Beirut, Lebanon

You must bring with you to your interview your original passport for identification.