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

Visas and Immigration

Visas and Immigration

Visa applications lodged by people residing in Laos are processed by the Department of Home Affairs at the Australian Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand.

The Department of Home Affairs at the Australian Embassy in Thailand processes visa applications for people who are resident in Thailand and Laos. Everyone except for Australian citizens need to obtain a visa prior to travelling to Australia.

Visa and Citizenship Information (including Checklists)

How to lodge an application

What to include in your application

Fees and Charges

Global Processing Times

Health Requirements

Character and Penal Clearance Requirements

Applicants Under 18 Years of Age 

Acting on someone's behalf

Using a Migration Agent

Checking or updating your details 

Where to certify documents 

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