Australian High Commission
Malta
with Non-Resident Accreditation to Tunisia

Visa, Migration and Citizenship

Visas and migration

 

Whether you are visiting Australia for a short period of time or planning to stay for several years, you must have a valid Australian visa. The Australian High Commission in Malta has no facility to process visa applications or to offer detailed advice about any type of visa.

Visa applications are processed by the Department of Home Affairs. To determine a visa suited to your needs, please visit the following website:

                                                                                                          www.homeaffairs.gov.au

This website contains comprehensive information about the range of visa products, eligibility, forms, fees and application procedures. You should be able to find all the information that you need there.

 

► To speak to an adviser of the Department of Home Affairs about your specific situation, please contact the multi-lingual call centre in Australia:

  • Tel: +61 2 6196 0196
  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm (Malta time)

 

Important:

You should not book flights or make travel commitments until you have a visa to travel to Australia. The department will not be liable for any financial loss incurred by clients whose visa application was finalised later than expected or where an application is unsuccessful.

 

 

Australian citizenship applications

 

Citizenship applications are processed by the Department of Home Affairs. The Australian High Commission in Malta has no facility to process Citizenship applications or to offer detailed advice on behalf of the Department of Home Affairs

To determine your eligibility for Australian Citizenship and lodge your application online, please visit the following website and click on the Citizenship tabs: 

                                                                                                          www.homeaffairs.gov.au

Those wishing to apply for Citizenship by Descent for a child, or to replace certificates that are lost, may also apply online.

 

► To speak to an adviser of the Department of Home Affairs about your specific situation, please contact the multi-lingual call centre in Australia:

  • Tel: +61 2 6196 0196
  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm (Malta time)

 

Should you wish to apply for an Australian passport once the Australian citizenship has been granted, kindly contact the Australian High Commission in Malta.