Immigration and Visas
The Australian Embassy in Stockholm does not process visa or citizenship applications for Australia. Please consult the Australian Department of Home Affairs at www.homeaffairs.gov.au for more information.
Australia has strict border measures in place due to COVID-19. Check the Coming to Australia page for more information.
You should not book flights or make travel commitments until you have a visa and an exemption.The Department will not be liable for any financial loss incurred by clients whose visa application was finalised later than expected or where an application is unsuccessful.
The Australian Embassy in Stockholm does not process visa or citizenship applications. Visa processing for residents and citizens of Sweden, Estonia, Finland and Latvia is undertaken electronically through the on-line eVisa service, or Onshore Processing Centres, or the visa office at the Australian Embassy in Berlin, Germany.
For more information, please see:
- www.homeaffairs.gov.au - for information about all visas and citizenship, to apply on-line and to use the Visa Wizard to find which visa you need.
- www.germany.embassy.gov.au - for local processing procedures with the Australian Embassy in Berlin, Germany.
Contacting the Global Service Centre in Australia
The Global Service Centre is a multi-lingual client contact centre based in London which provides information, advice and application forms for Australian visas and citizenship.
Telehone Number: +61 2 6196 0196
Plan your trip with australia.com, the official Tourism Australia website. The site offers 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. The 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.
For new arrivals to Australia, to answer questions ranging from citizenship and health to settlement help for migrants and working conditions in Australia, please visit the gateway www.australia.gov.au
Customs and Biosecurity
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.
For information about what items must be declared for inspection, what happens if you fail to declare or dispose of any biosecurity items or make a false declaration, please visit the Australian Customs Service information for travellers.
Further information on Biosecurity may also be provided by Australian Department of Agriculture officials based at the Australian Embassy in Brussels.
Foreign Embassies and Consulates in Australia
Jobs in Australia
The Australian Embassy in Stockholm is not able to assist people in finding employment in Australia.