Diplomatic mission address of the Australian Embassy in Nigeria, consulate address details, phone number of Australian Embassy for Abuja, Lagos, Kano, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, Kaduna. Consulate information on where to go, opening time when to call, how to find the embassy etc.
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Australian High Commission in Nigeria

Australian High Commission in Nigeria

Address: 5th floor, Oakland Centre, 48 Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja
City: Abuja (Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +1 hours)
Tel.: +234 9 461 2780, +234 8184341046, +234 7058909236
Emergency tel.: +61 2 6261 3305
Working hours: Monday to Thursday, 8.00 – 16.30, Friday, 8.00 – 13.00

Australian Honorary Consulate in Lagos
8th floor, Union Marble House, 1 Alfred Reaane Road (formerly Kingsway), Falomo Ikoyi Lagos
City: Lagos (Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +1 hours)
Tel.: +234 (0) 803 300 7291

The High Commission has responsibility for Australia’s relations with Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon, Gabon, Benin, The Gambia and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

Services provided:

  • Passports;
  • Registration for Australians overseas;
  • Citizenship;
  • Taxation issues;
  • International driving permits;
  • Birth, marriage and death certificates;
  • Police clearances;
  • Authentications and apostilles;
  • Elections.

The Australian Government does not provide visa services at the Australian High Commission in Abuja. The Honorary Consulate in Lagos does not process visa requests as well.

The preferred visa application method is online lodgement. If applicants are not able to lodge the visa application online for any reason, they may lodge a paper application for some visa types at a TLScontact Australian Visa Application Centre (AVAC) in Nigeria. TLScontact Visa Application Centres are located in Abuja and Lagos at the locations below:

3rd Floor, El Yakub Muhktar Place, Zakariya Maimalari Street,CBD, Abuja
Working Days: Monday to Friday

5th & 6th Floors Etiebets Place, 21 Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja, Lagos
Working Days: Monday to Friday

Telephone enquiries
+27 (0)12 472 3800

All visa applications to Australia from Nigeria are processed through the Australian High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa. 

Nigerian citizens need visas to visit Australia.

Tourist visa requirements:

  • A completed application form.
  • Paid visa application charge.
  • Certified copies of the biographical pages of the current passports or travel documents of all people included in the application (these are the pages with the holder's photo and personal details and the issue/expiry dates).
  • One recent passport sized photograph (45 mm x 35 mm) of each person included in the application.
  • If your name has changed or the name of anyone included in your application has changed: a certified copy of evidence of the name change.
  • Certified copies of birth certificates for you and any other person included in the application. The certificates must show the names of both parents of each person.
  • If anyone included in the application has served in the armed forces of any country: certified copies of their military service record or discharge papers.
  • Evidence of sufficient funds, such as personal bank statements, pay slips, audited accounts, taxation records or credit card limit.
  • If you are visiting relatives or friends, a letter of invitation from your relative or friend in Australia. If your relative or friend is paying for your visit, evidence that they have the necessary funds.
  • If you are visiting under the Tourist stream: Your itinerary for your stay in Australia.
  • Other information to show that you have an incentive and authority to return to your home country.
  • If you are younger than 18 years of age: evidence that every person with a legal right to decide where you live consents to your travel to Australia on this visa.
  • If you are younger than 18 years of age and you will stay in Australia with someone other than a parent, legal guardian or relative: a declaration signed by the person who will be responsible for you in Australia.
  • Evidence of enrolment at school, college or university.

If applicants have spent 28 days or longer since 5 May 2014 in Afghanistan, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Iraq, Israel, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia or Syria, they should provide a certificate of vaccination against Polio with their visa application.

The High Commission is closed on public holidays.

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