Australian Embassy
Islamic Republic of Iran

Travelling to Australia

Travelling to Australia – What You Need to know

Australia is a great place to travel. To plan your next trip, visit Tourism Australia.

Before travelling to Australia, travellers should be familiar with what restrictions will be in place upon arrival in the State or Territory they are travelling to. Information on restrictions on international arrivals for each State and Territory can be found at the below links:

New South Wales: International travel to and from NSW | NSW Government

Victoria: Information for overseas travellers | Coronavirus Victoria

Queensland: Quarantine and other Requirements for International Arrivals | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government (

South Australia: International arrivals | SA.GOV.AU: COVID-19

Western Australia: COVID-19 coronavirus: Travel to WA (

Northern Territory: International travel including New Zealand | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Tasmania: International travel | Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

All travellers seeking to enter Australia must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate at pre-departure check-in or they will not be permitted to travel to Australia regardless of their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Further information on travel restrictions and exemption applications can be found on the Department of Home Affairs website.

Immigration and Visas

All travellers, except New Zealand citizens, must obtain a visa or travel authority before travelling to Australia.

Please visit the Department of Home Affairs website for visa applications and further information on visa types.


Tourist Refund Scheme

The Tourist Refund Scheme enables you to claim a refund, subject to certain conditions, of the goods and services tax (GST) and wine equalisation tax (WET) that you pay on goods you buy in Australia.


Australian Border Force

The Australian Border Force and the Department of Home Affairs manage the security and integrity of the Australian border and assist people and cargo to move in and out of the country.

Information for international travellers about what items must be declared for inspection, what happens if you fail to declare or dispose of any quarantine items or make a false declaration, what happens to seized items and what can/cannot be mailed to Australia.


Iranian Embassy in Australia

Please see here for the official website of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Canberra.


Jobs in Australia

The Australian Embassy in Iran does not assist people in finding employment in Australia.