Australian Consulate-General
Noumea, New Caledonia
French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna

Travelling to Australia

Travelling to Australia


Immigration and Border Protection (Visas-Citizenship-Customs)

The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP – manages the security and integrity of the Australian border and assists people and cargo to move in and out of the country.

All travellers, except New Zealand citizens, must obtain a visa or electronic travel authority before travelling to Australia. If you intend travelling to Australia on a yacht, we recommend that you seek information on entry requirements.

For further information and assistance, please follow the link to Immigration and Border Protection.


Driving in Australia

Information on driving and licence regulations in Australia, can be found on  Transport and Licences in Australia

You can obtain an international driving licence from the relevant authorities in your country (New Caledonia - Direction des Infrastructures, de la Topographie et des Transports Terrestres / French Polynesia – Direction des Transports Terrestres).


Biosecurity and Quarantine

Australian Biosecurity and Quarantine control luggage and parcels in ports and airports in Australia.  

For further information, please follow the link to the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.


Jobs in Australia

The Australian Consulate-General is not able to assist people in finding employment in Australia. 

A number of websites may be able to assist you.


Back from Australia

If you require a certified copy of your passport as proof of exit from Australia, the consular section of the Australian Consulate-General may be able to provide you with this service.  For further information, please follow the link Notarial Services, including witnessing, certifying issuing legal documents.

You may also request an International movement records from the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection.



Plan your trip with the official Tourism Australia website.

For sporting and entertainment events 


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