About Us

United Kingdom


Service locations


Our office in London, United Kingdom, manages visa services for clients in the United Kingdom, Andorra, Ascension Island, Belgium, Canary Islands, Falkland Islands, France, Gibraltar, Republic of Ireland, Luxembourg, Monaco, Portugal, Saint Helena, Spain and Ukraine and citizenship services for all of Europe.

Note: European nationals can apply online for most Australian visas and citizenship through ImmiAccount. This is the preferred and most efficient way to apply. Any paper applications (where applicable) should be sent to the Australian High Commission, London.

Australian High Commission

London

London
Summary

This office provides immigration and visa services to clients in the United Kingdom, Andorra, Ascension Island, Belgium, Canary Islands, Falkland Islands, France, Gibraltar, Ireland, Luxembourg, Monaco, Portugal, Saint Helena, Spain and Ukraine and citizenship services for all of Europe.

Street address
Australia House
Strand London
WC2B 4LA
United Kingdom
Note: Courier deliveries are not accepted at Australia House. They may only be sent to the advertised courier address.

Australian High Commission
Attention - Department of Home Affairs
Suite 100
43 Bedford Street
WC2E 9HA
United Kingdom
Postal address
Migration Branch
As above
Additional information

Payment information

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 ImmiAccount, select 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

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.

Special procedures​

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.

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Panel physician

Greater London

Knightsbridge Doctors
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

15 Basil Mansions
Basil Street
London
SW3 1AP

Telephone

+44 2075 849 458 (appointments for medical examination)

Fax

+44 2075 810 244

Electronic contact

info@knightsbridge-doctors.com

Midlands and East Anglia

Spire Little Aston Hospital
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

Little Aston Hall Drive
Sutton Coldfield
B74 3UP

Telephone

+44 1215 807 373 (appointments for medical examination)

Fax

+44 1215 807 377

Electronic contact

MidlandsMedicals@spirehealthcare.com

North England

Medmigration
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

Nuffield Health Manchester
Citylabs
Nelson Street
Manchester M13 9N

Telephone
+0161 272 5895 (Appointments/General Enquiries)
+0161 272 5740 (Practice Manager)
Fax

+ 0161 241 5366

Electronic contact

Appointments/General Enquiries: medmigration@nuffieldhealth.com

Website
http://www.medmigration.co.uk

Scotland

Bryden Medical
Summary

​Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

4th Floor, Merchants House
7 West George St
Glasgow, G2 1BA
Scotland

Telephone

​+44 (0) 141 226 2530

Fax

​+44 (0) 141 226 2535

Electronic contact

admin@brydenmedical.com

The Edinburgh Clinic
Summary

​Medical and Radiology examinations                  

Street address

40 Colinton Road
Edinburgh EH10 5BT

Telephone

+44 131 446 2570

Electronic contact

immigration@edinburghclinic.com

Website
http://www.edinburghclinic.com

South England

Nuffield Health – Plymouth
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

Derriford Road
Plymouth
PL6 8BG

Telephone

0800 121 8838 (appointments for medical examination)

Fax

+44 1752 517 366

Electronic contact

plymouthhospitalenquiries@nuffieldhealth.com

The Bridge Clinic
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

Oldfield Lodge Bridge Road
Maidenhead Berkshire
SL6 8DG

Telephone

+44 1628 760 900 (appointments for medical examinations)

Fax

+44 1628 760 909

Electronic contact

admin@bridge-clinic.com

Wales

Spire Cardiff Hospital
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

Croescadarn Road
Pentwyn
Cardiff
CF23 8XL

Telephone

+44 2920 542 760 (appointments for medical examinations)

Fax

+44 2920 542 538

Electronic contact
cardiffvisamedicals@spirehealthcare.com

Police check

United Kingdom

United Kingdom
Additional information

Relevant document: ‘NPCC Police Certificate’.
Police certificates for immigration purposes are issued through the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) ACRO Criminal Records Office (NPCC) and cover applicants who have lived or currently live in:

  • England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
  • Channel Islands (Guernsey and Jersey), or
  • Isle of Man or on St Helena.

Residents and non-residents: Applicants can complete an application form and upload all relevant documentation through the ACRO Criminal Records Office website above.
Note: If your certificate states ‘No Live Trace', or 'Further information stepped down' you will need to provide written evidence of your 'stepped down' convictions. You can request details of these if required from the ACRO Criminal Records Office.
Fee: Payable.

United Kingdom - Residents and former residents of Gibraltar

United Kingdom - Residents and former residents of Gibraltar
Postal address

Commissioner of Police
Police Headquarters, Irish Town
GIBRALTAR

Additional information

Relevant document: ‘Royal Gibraltar Police – No Conviction certificate’.
Apply in person or by post to the local police station in the jurisdiction in which you live or lived or by post to the address above.
Fee: payable.

United Kingdom - Residents in the Falkland Islands

United Kingdom - Residents in the Falkland Islands
Street address

The Royal Falkland Islands Police
Ross Road, Stanley
FALKLAND ISLANDS
Phone: 00 500 27222

Electronic contact

reception@police.gov.fk

Additional information

Relevant document: ‘Royal Falkland Islands Police – Personnel Vetting’.
Note: this address is only for certificates from the Falkland Islands. It is not a contact point for police certificates from the UK
Fee: payable.