The Australian High Commission in Bandar Seri Begawan does not provide visa or immigration services.
The Australian High Commission in Malaysia is responsible for managing visa and immigration matters, including applications for Australian citizenship by descent, for residents of Brunei through the Australian Visa Application Centre (AVAC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Australian Visa Application Centre (AVAC)
The AVAC provider in Malaysia is VFS Global. VFS Global can:
- answer your questions about the Australian visa and citizenship application process; and
- accept Australian visa and citizenship by descent applications.
Suite 19.06, 19th Floor,
163 Jalan Ampang
Telephone: +60 3 2166 6550
General information on visas and immigration
All travellers, with the exception of Australian or New Zealand citizens, require a visa prior to travelling to Australia. Bruneian Citizens and citizens of certain countries can apply for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) through a travel agent, airline or online for a short stay up to three months for each visit.
Use the visa finder tool on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s website to find out which visa best suits your needs.
Suggested visa-related links
- Electronic Travel Authority
- How can I update my address or passport details?
- Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority
- Student visa
- Visitor Visa Options
- Visa application forms
- Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO)
Applications for Australian citizenship, including by descent, are lodged and decided in Kuala Lumpur. Once you have obtained your Citizenship by Descent certificate you may be able to apply for an Australian passport. Further details on applying for citizenship can be found at http://www.citizenship.gov.au/applying/.
For further information on visa and immigration requirements, please visit the Australian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur's website at or the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection.