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Non Immigrant Visas

Non-Immigrant Visas

Most Australian citizens are able to travel to the United States without a visa by using the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), with an approved ESTA. Before paying any visa application fees please confirm whether or not a visa is actually required by clicking here.

If you require a visa, please visit http://www.ustraveldocs.com/ to 1) fill out the nonimmigrant visa electronic application (DS-160) form, 2) pay the application fee (schedule of fees), and 3) schedule an appointment for a nonimmigrant visa interview.

More information regarding visa categories is available from our website.

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Important Notice

  • Systems issues that have affected the Department of State’s ability to issue visas are being resolved; all applicants can schedule appointments as normal. 

    If you are in need of an emergency appointment please visit the webpage below for information about the process and also the criteria needed to request an emergency appointment.

    http://canberra.usembassy.gov/niv_appointments.html

    All U.S. Consulates in Australia are working hard to process visa applications for individuals that have already attended their interview or applied by mail.  We apologize for the delay and will processes all applications in a timely manner.

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