Australian Embassy

Visas, Immigration and Citizenship

Processing of visa applications from residents of Ukraine

Processing of Australian visa applications for Ukrainian nationals living in Ukraine is undertaken by the Australian High Commission in London.  For further information in English, please click here.

The Australian Embassy in Kyiv can not assist with visa and immigration enquires.

For general information on applying for an Australian visa, please click here.


Visa and Citizenship information

The Department of Home Affairs web site contains information about Australian visas and citizenship.  This information is available in English.

This web site contains comprehensive information about the range of visa products, eligibility, forms, fees and application procedures.  For most visa types, there are checklists and step-by-step guides to help you apply.


Citizenship by descent

A child can be registered as an Australian citizen if at least one of the child's parents was an Australian citizen at the time of its birth.  A child must be registered as an Australian citizen before being able to apply for an Australian passport.

The Australian High Commission in London processes applications for Citizenship By Descent for clients residing in Ukraine.  Further information is available here.


Applying for a passport

Apply for a passport online.

The Australian Embassy to Poland, located in Warsaw, processes passport applications for Australians in Ukraine and Moldova.  The Australian Embassy  in Kyiv can assist with passport applications and conduct passport interviews.

Please refer to the Australian Embassy to Poland's web site for additional important information on applying for a passport from Ukraine.

All passport applicants in Ukraine are required to present to the Australian Embassy in Kyiv for a passport interview, prior to sending their application to the Warsaw Embassy.  Interviews are by appointment only, and can be arranged by contacting the Australian Embassy in Kyiv at: [email protected].