Australian Consulate-General
Noumea
New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna

Immigration Citizenship and Border Protection

 

For specific COVID-19 information and instructions from relevant authorities in Australia (including on travel and quarantine exemptions) and in the French Pacific, please consult our front page at https://noumea.consulate.gov.au/nmea/home.html.

The Australian Department of Home Affairs does not have an office at the Australian Consulate-General in Noumea and the Australian Consulate-General in Noumea has no visa function.

Visit the Home Affairs website for further information regarding visas, citizenship and border protection (including customs). If you are unable to find the information you need on the Home Affairs website, telephone their Global Service Centre (in Australia 131 881 ​​- outside Australia +61 2 6196 0196​) open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm (local time). The Home Affairs Global Service Centre provides language support services using the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) across the service window. TIS offer interpreting services for over 160 languages, including French.

Home Affairs advises you can apply online for most Australian visas and citizenship through ImmiAccount. This is the preferred and most efficient way to apply. Home Affairs also advises their clients can check the status of their visa using myVEVO.

Home Affairs advises you should not book flights or make travel commitments until you have an appropriate visa to travel to Australia. Home Affairs further advises it 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. Home Affairs also recommends foreign travellers hold a passport valid for at least six (6) months.

Australian citizens must travel to Australia on an Australian passport.

Home Affairs also provides the following advice to assist with enquiries:


Contacting Home Affairs

If you have read this information and still need more information or help, you can contact the Visa Office at the Australian High Commission in Suva here: Contact us

The Australian Department of Home Affairs does not have an office at the Australian Consulate-General in Noumea and the Australian Consulate-General in Noumea does not process visa applications or respond to visa enquiries.