Australian Embassy
Lebanon

Visas, Immigration and Citizenship

Visas, Immigration and Citizenship

 

Welcome to the website of the Visa office of the Australian Embassy in Lebanon.  We are an overseas office of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP). 

Our office manages visa and citizenship services for residents of Lebanon and Cyprus.

Everyone except for Australian citizens will need to obtain a visa prior to travelling to Australia.  This website provides information on visa and citizenship services provided by our office in Lebanon.

For further information about all Australian visas including visas processed in Australia please visit our Department’s website: www.border.gov.au

The Visa Office works in partnership with the Australian Visa Application Centre (AVAC) managed by TLScontact.  The AVAC provides visa application and biometric collection services for people applying for visas to Australia. 

 

IMPORTANT CHANGES

 

VISA INFORMATION AND HOW TO APPLY

There are a number of visa options available for people who wish to enter Australia. For more information about what visa would best suit your individual circumstances please refer to the Visa Finder: http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/. This will assist you to find the most appropriate visa by asking you a number of easy to answer questions.

The quickest and easiest way to apply for a visa is to apply online using ImmiAccount.  Using ImmiAccount will ensure you receive your decision faster than submitting paper applications. 

If you apply on paper, you must use the correct and current form to apply for your visa.  You must certify and copy all of your documents before submitting them with your paper application.  All forms and booklets can be downloaded as a PDF file from Applications, Forms and Booklets section.

 

 

PROCESSING TIMES

Global Visa and Citizenship processing times are now available online.  More information

http://www.border.gov.au/about/access-accountability/service-standards/global-visa-citizenship-processing-times .

AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP INFORMATION AND HOW TO APPLY

The process of applying for Australian citizenship varies depending on your eligibility. There are a number of different application options with different eligibility requirements. To apply for Australian citizenship you must first determine if you are eligible. You can use our Citizenship Wizard to guide you on what to do and how to apply for Australian citizenship.

For detailed information on Australian citizenship, including eligibility and document requirements please click here: http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Citi

 

Citizenship by Descent – Applications processed in Beirut

 

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

CONTACT US

 

CLIENT SERVICE FEEDBACK AND SUGGESTIONS

We value your feedback. Your compliments, complaints or suggestions provide the department with information to help improve the quality of our services.

If you have any feedbacks and suggestions please visit: Client Feedback