Embassies, Consulates, Customs and Border Protection

Before you travel to Australia please be sure you have the correct Visa. See Visa Wizard 

Tourist, Student and Working Visas are obtained via the Australian High Commission or your travel Operator.

Here is a quick reference to other countries embassies here in Australia. Also remember to call 000 if you have an emergency not 911 or 999.

Australian Customs|1300 363 263|www.customs.gov.au**

Australian Quarantine & Inspection| |www.aqis.gov.au**

Australia|131 881|www.immi.gov.au**

Austria|03 9349 5999|93 Nicholson Street, Carlton 3065**

Belgium|03 9914 4321|c/o Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Park, Batman Avenue Melbourne VIC 3000** 

 Canada|03 9653 9674|www.canadainternational.gc.ca/australia-australie **

China|03 9822 0604|www.au.china-emdasssy.org/eng **

Chile|03 9566 8312|www.chile.com.au **

Croatia|03 9699 2633** Email: croconmel@mvep.hr

Denmark|03 9521 1172|www.oceanien.um.dk**

Egypt|03 9654 8869|www.egyptianconsulate.org.au**

Ethiopia|03 9417 3419|www.consul.com.au**

Italy|03 9867 5744|www.consmelbourne.esteri.it/Consolato_Melbourne **

Germany|03 9864 6888|www.melbourne.diplo.de **

Macedonia|03 6867 2200|Level 7, 492 St Kilda Road, Melbourne** http://www.macedonianemb.org.au/

United Kingdom|03 9652 1600|www.ukinaustralia.fco.gov.uk **

United States of America|03 9526 5900|www.melbourne.usconsulate.gov **

Please remember Australia is an Island with many unique flora, fauna and native wildlife, please help us protect this precious ecosystem by obeying all posted signs in regards to bringing things into the country.

Do not attempt to bring any fruit or vegetables, insects or soil from any other country. See Australia Customs for translation of the rules when arriving in Australia

Sniffer dogs operate within Melbourne International Airport. They are highly trained to find illicit substances and food stuffs. If caught you can be issued with an on-the-spot fine and items will be destroyed at your expense. Please do not attempt to bring illegal items into Australia.

Here is a quick guide the items you can and cannot bring in to Australia.

Item

Declare on Arrival

Declare on Departure

For more details, contact

Firearms, weapons and ammunition

Yes

Yes

Customs and Border Protection 
1300 363 263
http://www.customs.gov.au/

Illegal pornography Yes Yes Customs and Border Protection 
1300 363 263
http://www.customs.gov.au/

Performance and image enhancing drugs

Yes

Yes

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
1300 027 232 
http://www.asada.gov.au/

Therapeutic Goods Administration
1800 020 653
http://www.tga.gov.au/

Currency A$10,000 or over

Yes

Yes

AUSTRAC
1800 021 037
http://www.austrac.gov.au/

Food, plants, animals and biological goods

Yes

No

DAFF Biosecurity 
1800 020 504
http://www.daff.gov.au/

Medicines and substances which may be subject to misuse, abuse or dependence

Yes

Yes

Medicare Australia
1800 552 152 
http://www.humanservices.gov.au/?utm_id=9

Therapeutic Goods Administration
1800 020 653
http://www.tga.gov.au/

Protected wildlife and wildlife products

Yes

Yes

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
+ 61 2 6274 1900
http://www.environment.gov.au/

Heritage-listed goods

Yes

Yes

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
+ 61 2 6274 1900 
http://www.environment.gov.au/

Veterinary products

Yes

Yes

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
+ 61 2 6210 4701 
http://apvma.gov.au/

Defence and strategic goods

Yes

Yes

Customs and Border Protection 
1300 363 263
http://www.customs.gov.au/

Check out the ImmTv showing example and advice when traveling or emigrating to Australia.