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.
Methods of payment accepted at the Australian Visa Application Centres (AVACs) are available on the
More information on
How to Pay for an application is available.
Do I need a visa?
New Zealand citizens travelling on New Zealand passports do not need a visa to enter Australian unless there are health or character concerns.
If you are a New Zealand citizen with criminal convictions, no matter how long ago your convictions were, or whether they have been removed from government records, you should obtain written confirmation from us before you travel to Australia.
Citizenship by descent, citizenship by conferral and applications for evidence of citizenship can be lodged online through
Applications for citizenship by descent can be lodged at the AVAC and are processed at this office.
Applications to resume or renounce (give up) Australian citizenship should be sent to the Australian address on the form.