About Us


Service locations

There is no Australian diplomatic mission in Nicaragua. The Department's office in Ottawa, Canada, manages visa and citizenship services for clients in Nicaragua. 

More information about visa and lodgement is available.​​

Australian High Commission



This visa office provides immigration and visa services to clients in Canada, Central America and the Caribbean including: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Pierre et Miquelon, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Islands.

Street address
The Australian High Comission
50 O'Connor Street, Suite 1301
Ottawa Ontario K1P 6L2
Postal address

As above

Counter hours

By appointment only.
Note: Appointments can be made by calling the Global Service Centre.

Additional information

Payment information​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Credit card is the preferred payment option.

Credit Card​

Payments using credit card will be processed in Australian dollars (AUD). We accept MasterCard, Visa, AMEX, Diners and JCB. When paying by a credit card you may incur a credit card surcharge, banking and currency conversion fees and you will need to accept the risk associated with any currency fluctuations.​​​​​

Prior to lodging your application, you may need to notify your bank of an upcoming foreign credit card transaction. Failure to do so may result in your transaction being declined. Without payment your application is invalid.

Credit card transactions processed in Australian dollars (AUD) are processed in Australia.​​​​​ A credit card surcharge may apply to transactions made using your credit card.

For credit card payments use the Payment Details Form - 1440​.​​​​​

Money order or International bank draft

If you are paying by money order or international bank draft, you must make it payable to 'Australian High Commission' and payment must be in Canadian dollars.

​Making payment in Australia

Fees may be paid​ at any of our offi​ces in Australia. Once the fee has been paid, you will need to provide a copy of the receipt with your application.​​​



Applications for Citizenship by Descent can be lodged at this office.​​​​


​Applications for Australian citizenship general eligibility and other situations, and applications to resume or renounce (give up) Australian citizenship should be lodged at the Canberra Visa and Citizenship office in Australian Capital Territory​.


Panel physician


Clínica Dr Díaz
​Medical examinations
Street address

Bosques Altamira III etapa No. 662
Junior Music 1 1/2 c arriba


+505 2277 4848
+505 2252 5990
+505 8886 2385

Radiology Clinic - Managua

Radiology Clinic - Managua
Street address

Centro de Imagenes (CIM)
Ofiplaza el Retiro
Edifio 7 Suite 711


+505 270 6715


+505 270 6684

Police check


Counter hours

Monday to Friday: 8:00 to 16:00 (all police stations in Nicaragua).

Additional information

Relevant document:

‘Certificado de Conducta’ or ‘Récord de Policía’.

Resident citizens and non-citizens:

Apply in person for a penal clearance to the nearest police station.

Non-resident citizens and non-citizens:

Power of attorney is to be appointed to another person located in country, who may then apply in person to the nearest police station or contact your nearest Nicaraguan Embassy to obtain a police certificate.

Fee: Payable.