In this post, you will see the Australian Embassy in Nigeria Address, Phone, Fax, Email. You will need this information if you have any need to get in touch with the embassy.
Australian Embassy in Nigeria houses offices that are responsible for the processing of visa applications.
However, the Australian Embassy has some responsibility in Nigeria, and that responsibility is simply Australia’s relations with Nigeria, just like it has relations with Niger, and Cameroon, and Gabon, and Benin, and the Gambia and other Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
There is a bilateral relationship between these two countries, Australia and Nigeria. The long history of this bilateral relations has made the two countries to enjoy a strong relationship which as a result has deepened trade, and investment as well as, person to person links.
Nigeria, as a country is looking forward to ensuring that, it continues to work with Australian for the purpose of advancing this bilateral relationship, even as the Australian Authority has poised to avail itself the opportunities by way of visiting different Nigerian regions.
Quite interesting too, Australia has expressed its commitment to supporting the growth and the advancement of ties between the two countries.
New Development Are Australian Embassy
Henceforth, the Australian High Commission will not be in the position of answering questions that have to do with visa enquiries or immigration enquiries.
In this article, I will be providing information that will help you in identifying correct contact. Nonetheless, below is the information hopefully to help you identify this correct contact point.
Having said that, there are some changes to the visa application process at the Australian Embassy.
Changes In Visa Application
From January 7, 2019, the Australian Visa Application process is expected to change, and this is happening at the Australian Visa Application Centres (AVAC) in the country, that is, in Abuja and in Ikeja, Lagos.
Therefore, these contact points in Nigeria shall be served as the Australian Biometric Collection Centre (ABCC).
Persons will not have to lodge a paper visa application anymore for Australia visa at each of this centre in Nigeria.
Hence any interested person applying for an Australian visa is advised to submit his visa application through ImmiAccount.
And please note, the Lagos and the Abuja Australian Biometric Collection Center are to serve two key functions, and these functions are:
- To collect biometrics information, that is, photograph and fingerprints from the person applying for an Australian visa
2. The second one os the information services for pre-lodgement enquiries via the TLScontact call centre on +27 (0)12 472 3800
Again, if you cannot lodge online, or maybe you are asked to lodge a paper application, you at this point have to courier your application directly to the Service Delivery Partner TLScontact, which is in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is worthy of note that, this option is likely to incur a service fee, which is to be paid to TLScontact.
Please note that you are to pay upfront for any visa application couriered to TLScontact at the following:
Also, note that you are expected to book an appointment for the provision of biometrics which is likely to be done via the TLScontact website. They will not accept Walk-in appointments.
Once you have lodged your own visa application, you are not expected to call, neither do they expect you to email the Australian High Commission for the purpose of checking on your application status.
Rather, you can be allowed to contact Australia’s Department of Home Affairs through the use of its Immigration Enquiry Form.
You may not likely to receive any response, should you seek to follow-up on an application that is considered to be within a global visa and also citizenship processing times.
Australian Embassy In Abuja
The 5th Floor, Oakland Centre, 48 Aguiyi Ironsi Street,
Maitama, Abuja Nigeria.
PMB 5152, Wuse Post Office, Abuja 00009
Australian Embassy In Lagos:
8th Floor Union Marble House, 1 Alfred Rewane Road (formerly Kingsway), Falomo, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria.
Requirements For Getting Australian Visa:
Applications for a visa from Nigeria to Australia is actually processed via the Australian Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa.
Below Are The Requirements:
A signed original Nigeria passport That is at least 6 months of remaining validity and
Passport-type photograph and
Photocopies of your passport and Identity card and
Proof of status and
Medical report and
Your Bank Statement and.
Your Employment Letter and
Hotel Reservations and
Every visa applicant, irrespective of his nationality, once he is physically in Nigeria and wants to apply for a visa in order to enter Australia, he needs to make provision for biometrics such as fingerprints and also digital photograph, except these are exempted from biometrics.
Besides, more information that has to do with the biometrics requirement can actually be accessed on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection DIBP.
What Are The Visa Types?
Before applying for Australia visa, you must first decide on which of the visa types that well meets your visa requirements.
Visas types include Visit, and Study, and Work, and Live, as well as, Citizenship visa. If there are any other visa types, they can be gotten on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website
Visa Processing Times:
Once you are ready to apply for Australia visa, you are expected to familiarize yourself with the information that has to do with your type of Visa you want to apply for.
Note that, there are quick links that will lead you to access information on visa categories, as well as, important and helpful information such as, Visa Fee, and VFS Service Charge and also Processing Time on the VFS site.
Moreso, information that has to do with processing times can also be found on the Australian Embassy in Pretoria’s website, and note that these processing times are only considered as average processing times.
The Australian Embassy has some responsibility in Nigeria, and that responsibility is simply Australia’s relations with Nigeria, just like it has relations with Niger, and Cameroon, and Gabon, and Benin, and the Gambia and other Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
The long history of bilateral relations between Nigeria and Australia has made the two countries to enjoy a strong relationship which as a result, has deepened trade, and investment as well as, person to person links.
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