Australia: apply for a UK visa

Information about applying for a UK visa in Australia.



Read this document if you’re in Australia and you need to find out how to apply for a UK visa. It includes information about:

  • applying online
  • paying fees
  • visa application centres
  • posting forms
  • biometric residence permits
  • the priority visa service
Published 18 February 2014
Last updated 4 November 2020 + show all updates
  1. There are no longer different arrangements for Hobart and Adelaide.

  2. Updated information on COVID-19.

  3. Information updated throughout.

  4. Updated information on priority visa service - visa4uk service no longer available.

  5. Some applicants can now self-upload supporting documents.

  6. Added note clarifying that super priority service is not available.

  7. Update to information about the Hobart office.

  8. Apply for a UK visa information updated.

  9. Guidance updated throughout.

  10. Updated information for armed forces dependants.

  11. Updated information on posting your application for visa applicants in Adelaide and Hobart only.

  12. Updated document on how to prepare a settlement application from Australia.

  13. Updated guidance.

  14. Priority visa service processing times updated.

  15. Information added on Australia settlement application changes.

  16. Updated guidance.

  17. Updated information on submitting supporting documents in Australia.

  18. Updated guidance.

  19. Updated guidance.

  20. Updated information about service over the Christmas period.

  21. New biometric residence permit information.

  22. Updated fees in document

  23. Updated guidance.

  24. The application process has changed in Australia.

  25. First published.