Home Affairs - Immigration, Citizenship and Border Protection
Immigration, including visas and citizenship applications, and Border Protection are managed by the Australian Department of Home Affairs.
Home Affairs does not have an office at the Australian Consulate-General in Noumea. The Australian Consulate-General in Noumea has no visa or other Home Affairs function and does not process visa applications or respond to visa or other Home Affairs enquiries.
For information on travel to and from Australia, including immigration (visas), Australian citizenship, border protection, and how to contact Home Affairs, please read the Home Affairs information available at Home Affairs - Immigration Citizenship and Border Protection.
Information from your country of citizenship-nationality
Before travelling to Australia, check the travel advice of your country of citizenship-nationality for recommendations made by your country to its citizens travelling overseas.
Canadian nationals should check the Canadian travel advice for Australia at Travel advice and advisories for Australia and follow Canadian recommendations.
French nationals should seek up-to-date information and assistance from their representations in Australia (French Embassy in Canberra or the French Consulate-General in Sydney) and should also check all French recommendations (in French )including:
- Conseils aux Voyageurs - Ministère de l’Europe et des Affaires étrangères (diplomatie.gouv.fr)
- Australie - Ministère de l’Europe et des Affaires étrangères (diplomatie.gouv.fr)
- Venir en Australie (visas...) - La France en Australie (ambafrance.org)
- Stages en Australie - La France en Australie (ambafrance.org)
- Séjours au pair et séjours linguistiques - La France en Australie (ambafrance.org)
For further information on travel to and from New Caledonia and Wallis-and-Futuna, including visas and arrival-departure conditions, please check Visas and travel conditions for New Caledonia and Wallis-and-Futuna (consulate.gov.au).
For further information on travel to and from Canada, including visas and arrival-departure conditions, please check COVID-19: Travel, testing and borders - Travel.gc.ca.