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Travelling to Australia

Travelling to Australia

Immigration and Visas

All travellers, except New Zealand citizens, must obtain a visa or electronic travel authority before travelling to Australia.

The Australian High Commission in Nicosia, Cyprus, does not provide visa or immigration advice. Please visit the Department of Home Affairs' website for information on visas and citizenship at www.homeaffairs.gov.au. The new Global Service Centre is available to answer queries Monday to Friday, 9am to 5 pm (local time - Cyprus), by calling Australia on +61 2 6196 0196 (international rates apply).

Returning to Australia in time of COVID-19

If you are an Australian citizen in Cyprus and wish to register your stay with us or your need to return to Australia, you can do so here: DFAT's COVID-19 Portal

Please note that you must also complete an Australian Travel Declaration at least 72 hours prior to boarding your flight to Australia. More information on the Declaration, including the online declaration form, is available here:  https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/australia-travel-declaration

If you’re travelling to Australia,  please visit www.smartraveller.gov.au for updates on the mandatory pre-flight COVID-19 (PCR) test requirements and up to date travel information. 


Plan your trip with australia.com, the official Tourism Australia website, offering a wide range of travel information and planning tools including over 2000 images, a currency converter, daily weather updates, interactive maps, suggested holiday itineraries, holiday deals, specialist travel agents and more.  Information is available in nine languages.

Tourist Refund Scheme

The Tourist Refund Scheme enables you to claim a refund, subject to certain conditions, of the goods and services tax (GST) and wine equalisation tax (WET) that you pay on goods you buy in Australia.

New Arrivals

A gateway to information ranging from citizenship, health, settlement help for migrants, working conditions to buying a home in Australia.

Customs and Quarantine

The Australian Customs Service manages the security and integrity of the Australian border and assists people and cargo to move in and out of the country.

Information for international travellers.  Information about what items must be declared for inspection, what happens if you fail to declare or dispose of any quarantine items or make a false declaration, what happens to seized items and what can\'t be mailed to Australia.

Foreign Embassies and Consulates in Australia

Jobs in Australia

The Australian High Commission, Nicosia, is not able to assist people in finding employment in Australia.

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