About Us

Puerto Rico

Service locations

There is no Australian diplomatic mission in Peuerto Rico. The Department's office in Washington, United States of America, manages visa and citizenship services for clients in Peuerto Rico. 

More information about visa and lodgement is available.

Australian Embassy



Our office in Washington manages visa and citizenship services​ for clients in the United States of America (USA), Nevis, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands.

Residents of the USA, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands applying for a Transit visa (subclass 771) need to submit their application to our office in Canada.

Street address
1601 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington DC 20036-2273
United States of America
Postal address
As above

See: Global Service Centre

Electronic contact
Additional information

​Payment Information​​

Credit Card​

Payments using credit card may 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​.​​​​




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 office in Australian Capital Territory​.

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Panel physician

No panel physicians

No panel physician available

​There is no approved panel clinic for this country. If you need an immigration medical examination, you must see one of the approved Immigration Panel Physicians located in another country

Police check

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico
Street address

Puerto Rico Police Department
Ave F.D.Roosevelt 601
Cuartel General
San Juan PR 00936-8166


+1 (787) 793-1234


+1 (787) 781-0080

Additional information

Relevant document: ‘Certificado de Antecedentes Penales’ and 'FBI Identity History Summary'.
Residents and non-residents: Apply in person or by post to the address above for a Puerto Rican police clearance.
An application form and instructions are also available on the website. For US police clearances – see the United States of America.
Fee: payable.