Australian Embassy, Tokyo

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Address: 2-1-14 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8361 - Telephone: 03-5232-4111

Visas and Migration

Welcome to the website of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection in Japan. For information on topics not featured on this site, please visit

What's New

17 April 2014

CREDIT CARD SURCHARGE APPLIES FROM 19 APRIL 2014 - Paying for an application

From 19 April 2014, a credit card surcharge will apply to transactions made using Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB and Diners credit cards. The following rates will apply:

  • Visa and Mastercard: 1.08%
  • American Express and JCB: 1.99%
  • Diners Club International: 2.91%

For more detailed information:

5 March 2014

Changes to Student Visa from 22 March 2014

Please click here for details.

5 December 2013


From 9 December 2013 you can create a single point of entry into online visa services with your own online account. ImmiAccount is a self-service web portal that enables you to create, submit, pay for and manage all online applications in one online system.

ImmiAccount will allow you to perform a range of tasks online, such as:

  • commencing, completing and paying for an application
  • attaching documents to support your application
  • making changes to personal details
  • tracking the status of your application
  • accessing relevant forms and correspondence

ImmiAccount is easy to use and can be accessed through the department's website at ImmiAccount accepts all online applications except for Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) and Citizenship applications.

1 September 2013

Changes to Visa Application Charge (VAC) from 1 September 2013

From 1 September 2013, Visa Application Charge (VAC) for most visas will change. Information on the amount of different components for each visa types can be found using the Visa Pricing Estimator.
See: Visa Pricing Estimator

Information on acceptable methods of payment is available at How to apply/application fee:
See: How to apply/application fee

Applying for a Visa

Information for Visa Holders

Client Satisfaction Survey

We appreciate your comments and suggestions about the information on our website and if you were able to find what you needed to make your visa/citizenship application. Also we would like your feedback on the service you received from our office before you made your application or during the processing of your application.

Visa Types

Citizenship Information


Visa Section contact details

Embassy Holidays

Last updated on22/04/2014 12:00