RESIDENT RETURN VISAS AND RETURNING RESIDENTS
You are encouraged to lodge your application online. The cost will be AUD80 less than lodging a paper application through our office.
If you wish to lodge a paper application at our office please follow the instructions below:
1- Five Year or Three Months Resident Return Visa (Subclass 155).
The application form (form 1085), the visa application charge, a copy of the biodata page of your passport (it is not necessary to send your original passport to our office) and relevant supporting documents, should be send to us by registered mail or express mail or via your travel agent.
Payment in Australian Dollars may be made by credit card only.
Please send your application as soon as possible by registered mail or through service delivery partners such as (SHAAL, 12 Bialik Stree, Tel Aviv. Phone (03) 5269100).
The processing will take several days. You may be able to lodge your application in person by appointment if you have compelling and compassionate circumstances. For appointments please contact us by e-mail to email@example.com
Please note that in most cases, your visa cannot be granted the same day.
2- Former Resident Visa (Subclass 151) - For former Australian permanent residents, and persons who served in the Australian Armed Forces before 1981, to return to Australia permanently. The application must be sent directly to Australia
IMPORTANT: You should not book flights or make travel commitments until you have a visa to travel to Australia. The department will not be liable for any financial loss incurred by clients whose visa application was finalised later than expected or where an application is unsuccessful.