Visa Requirements for Australian Citizens

Visa Information for Passport Holders of Australia

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Visa Not Required

98 destinations allow visa-free entry to Australian citizens.

Visa On Arrival

A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 29 destinations for passport holders of Australia.

eVisa

Australian passport allows entry to 15 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.

  • eVisa30 daysVisitors who have been granted an online pre-visa or have requested a pre-visa from an Angolan consulate abroad are issued a visa upon arrival at the country's border crossings.
    Maximum total stay of 90 days within a one-year period.
    Visitors must have a return/onward ticket and a hotel reservation confirmation.
    International Certificate of Vaccination required.
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisa90 days
  • Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa3 monthseVisa holders must arrive via Port Bouet Airport.
  • eVisa31 days
  • eVisa90 days
  • eVisaUp to 90 dayse-Visa holders must arrive via 26 designated airports
    An Indian e-Tourist Visa can only be obtained twice in one calendar year.
  • eVisa30 daysPassengers who have already made an application, at least two days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's E-Visa website
  • eVisa30 daysElectronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for tourism purposes.
    Electronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for business purposes.
    Online Visa eligible.
  • eVisa90 daysKorea K-ETA required since September 2021 with a fee of 10,000 KRW per person.
  • eVisaObtainable online
    Printed visa authorization must be presented at the time of travel
  • eVisa
  • São Tome and Príncipe PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa
  • eVisa3 monthsCruise ship passengers do not require a visa for up to 72 hours.
  • eVisa30 days

eVisa / On Arrival

For 22 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of Australia.

  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival14 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days / 8 daysMust have an international vaccination certificate.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa is also obtainable online.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrivalup to 90 daysVisa on arrival is obtainable only at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    eVisa holders must arrive via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    eVisas are available for 30 or 90 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On ArrivalElectronic visa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.
  • Guinea-Bissau PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa on arrival is available at Luangphabang, Pakse, Savannakhet and Vientiane international airports, the 4 Thai-Lao Friendship Bridges,
    eVisa may be used to enter Laos through Wattay International Airport and the First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge
    The Lalai, Lantui, Meuang mom, Pakxan, and Phoudou border crossings are open only to visa holders.
    Visa on arrival is extendable up to 60 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival28 dayseVisa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports or via land border crossings with Thailand — Tachileik, Myawaddy and Kawthaung or India — Rih Khaw Dar and Tamu.
    eVisa available for both tourism or business purposes.
  • Papua New Guinea PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysAvailable at Gurney Airport (Alotau), Mount Hagen Airport, Port Moresby Airport and Tokua Airport (Rabaul).
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa on arrival with Electronic Travel Authorization
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months
  • eVisa or Visa On ArrivalDetermined at the port of entry.
    May apply online.
  • United States of America PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required
    ESTA is not required for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysAlso eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zimbabwe. eVisa available.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 monthsStrictly tourism purposes only.
    Also eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zambia. eVisa available.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

28 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of Australia. This requirement may be waived off if Australian citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.

  • Visa RequiredDue to safety concerns, Australian government advises its citizens to not visit Afghanistan.
  • Visa RequiredProcessing time for a tourist visa to Algeria upon 14 working days is mandatory.
  • Visa RequiredVisa approved via tour operators only.
  • Visa RequiredA tax for a visa on internal flights must be obtained upon arrival into Cameroon.
  • Central African Republic PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa RequiredBecause of current in-place advisories in issuance, an approval for a 1-year visa to the Central African Republic should be obtained at the Consulate General of France.
    Due to safety concerns, Australian government advises its citizens not to visit Central African Republic.
  • Visa RequiredPassengers with an Entry Authorization letter issued by the authorities of Chad before departure can obtain a visa on arrival.
  • Visa Required24-hour visa-free transit through China (unless arriving in Fuzhou, Huangshan, Mudanjiang, Shenzhen or Yanji).
    72-hour visa-free transit through Changsha, Guilin and Harbin.
    144-hour visa-free transit through Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Jieyang, Kunming, Nanjing, Ningbo, Qinhuangdao, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xiamen and Xi'an.
    Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan count as third countries under the 24, 72 and 144-hours transit without visa (TWOV) policies.
    All TWOV programs are currently suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.


    30-day visa free access is available for Hainan Province when arriving by air at Haikou or Sanya or by sea at designated sea ports.
    Hong Kong and Macau have separate immigration policies from the mainland.
    Visas issued to Tourist Visa applicants are valid for entry within 90 days and validity of the visa begins on the day of first entry into China.
  • Visa RequiredVisa and invitation letters approved via tour operators only.
  • Visa Required30 daysVisitors travelling to Cuba can purchase a tourist card at the Cuban embassy or nearest travel agent that sells authorized cards.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa RequiredVisa on arrival at Ndjili International Airport if a letter of invitation (Visa volant) issued by the Ministry of Interior and Security is conferred.
  • Equatorial Guinea PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa RequiredLetter of invitation required.
  • Visa RequiredA tourist visa for Australian citizens is issued for a stay of 1 month from arrival to Eritrea.
  • Visa RequiredMultiple entry visa valid for 1 year from date of issue upon arrival into Ghana is mandatory.
  • Visa RequiredVisa exemption measures for Australian passport holders have been paused
  • Visa RequiredPre-approved visa letter valid for 14 days from date of issuance is mandatory.
  • Visa RequiredBecause of current in-place advisories, it is potential to obtain a Libyan tourist visa at a nearby travel and tourism agency.
    Due to safety concerns, Australian government advises its citizens not to visit Libya.
  • Visa RequiredAn average processing time for a tourist visa to Mali upon 3-15 working days is mandatory.
  • Visa RequiredRegistration upon arrival for stays longer than 30 days is mandatory.
  • Visa RequiredCriminal record and medical fitness certificates are not required for Australian citizens.
  • Visa RequiredVisa on arrival at Diori Hamani International Airport if a letter of invitation (Visa Volant) issued by the Ministry of Interior is conferred.
  • Visa RequiredVisa not required for Nigerian-born citizens.
    eVisa can be procurable online.
  • Visa RequiredIndependent travellers must be accompanied by a tour guide at all times.
  • Visa RequiredVisa free entry has been suspended
  • Visa RequiredRegistration required after 2 business days.
  • Visa RequiredVisa on arrival if holding letter of invitation registered in the Sudan with a pre-approval from the Foreign Affairs.
    Visa not required for Sudanese-born citizens.
  • Visa RequiredVisas not required for foreign citizens with proof of Syrian origin, such as an identification card or passport.
    Due to safety concerns, Australian government advises its citizens not to visit Syria.
  • Visa Required10-day visa on arrival if holding a letter of invitation provided by a company registered in Turkmenistan with a prior approval from the Foreign Ministry.
  • Visa RequiredDespite permanent in-place travel advisories, a 24-hour transit visa is applicable upon arrival into Yemen.
    Because of current in-place advisories in issuance, an approval for a tourist visa should be applied at the Consulate General of Yemen in Sydney.
    Due to safety concerns, Australian government advises its citizens not to visit Yemen.

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