Australian Embassy
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Km 4, Thadeua Road, Watnak (P.O. Box 292)

Visas and Immigration

Visa processing arrangements for Laos from 1 July 2017

We are continually looking to improve visa processing arrangements.

We have expanded our online immigration services to provide easy access for our clients around the world. People residing in Laos can apply for temporary and permanent visas to Australia and lodge citizenship by descent applications online through ImmiAccount

From 1 July 2017, visa application processing for people residing in Laos has relocate from our office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to our office in Bangkok, Thailand.

You can continue to lodge your visa application through your ImmiAccount

From 3 July 2017, you can also lodge your visa application at the Australian Visa Application Centres (VFS Global) in Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Thailand. 

Processing times will not be affected.

More information on visa processing arrangements, including contact details for the Australian Visa Application Centres is available from our frequently asked questions fact sheets for Laos.

Important News 

Fees & Application Forms

The current fee and application form for visas is available on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website. Fees and Charges

Visa and Citizenship Options

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The information on this website is meant as supplementary, country specific information to that contained in the main DIBP website –

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Last updated 5 July 2017