We are unable to accept payment by cash or personal cheque.
This includes applications sent by mail or placed in the visa application drop-box.
Payments using credit card will be processed in Australian dollars (AUD). We accept MasterCard, Visa, AMEX, Diners and JCB. When paying by a credit card you may incur a credit card surcharge, banking and currency conversion fees and you will need to accept the risk associated with any currency fluctuations.
Prior to lodging your application, you may need to notify your bank of an upcoming foreign credit card transaction. Failure to do so may result in your transaction being declined. Without payment your application is invalid.
Credit card transactions processed in Australian dollars (AUD) are processed in Australia. A
credit card surcharge may apply to transactions made using your credit card.
For credit card payments use the
Payment Details Form - 1440.
Credit card is the preferred payment option.
Applications for Citizenship by Descent can be lodged at this office.
Applications for Australian citizenship general eligibility and other situations, and applications to resume or renounce (give up) Australian citizenship should be lodged at the Canberra Visa and Citizenship office in Australian Capital Territory.
You are able to lodge permanent entry visa and Refugee and Humanitarian visa applications at any office. It is recommended that you lodged directly with Brasilia, as forwarding documents between our offices can take up to a month. Fees/charges may be paid at any office, and the receipt should be sent by the applicant with the application direct to Brasilia.