Online payment is the preferred payment method. If you are lodging an online application, payment is made when you submit the application.
If you are lodging a paper application, you can login to
My Payments from the
Manage Payments section, then select
Pre-Pay Paper Service.
After you have made your payment, record the receipt number on your application and include a copy of your receipt.
We also accept bank cheque in pounds sterling made payable to the 'Australian High Commission'. If your bank is outside of the UK you must ensure the bank cheque can be 'cleared' in the UK and paid into a UK bank account. Bank cheques cannot be accepted in EUROs, Australian Dollars or any currency other than pounds sterling.
We do not accept personal cheques or company cheques.
More information on
How to Pay for an application is available.
Citizenship by descent, citizenship by conferral and applications for evidence of citizenship can be lodged online through ImmiAccount.
Applications for citizenship by descent are processed at this office.
Applications to resume or renounce (give up) Australian citizenship should be sent to the Australian address on the form.
We recommend all passports and valuable documents are sent by Special Delivery (if you are outside of the UK you should use registered post) to ensure trackable and secure delivery. If you are in the UK, you should enclose a pre-paid self-addressed Special Delivery envelope for the secure return of your documents.