Australian Embassy
Islamic Republic of Iran

Travelling to Australia

COVID-19 Restrictions on International Arrivals

As part of Australia's efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, all international arrivals to Australia, including Australian citizens and permanent residents, must undertake 14-day mandatory quarantine in Government-managed hotel quarantine. In addition to mandatory quarantine, all travellers seeking to enter Australia must present a negative COVID-19 test certificate at pre-departure check-in or they will not be permitted to travel to Australia.

Non-Australian citizens and non-permanent residents with a valid visa seeking to travel to Australia require a border entry exemption to enter Australia. Exemption applications and processing are managed by the Department of Home Affairs. 

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.


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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.

Customs and Quarantine

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.

Foreign Embassies and Consulates in Australia

Jobs in Australia

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