A Message From The Australian Ambassador To Vietnam
The Australian Ambassador in Vietnam, HE Robyn Mudie, is sharing regular messages on our social media channels. You can view the latest videos on Facebook and Twitter. Don’t forget to follow us for the latest updates.
For Australians returning to Australia
Flights to Australia
From 8 August, Singapore Airlines are permitting passengers flying from Vietnam (Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City) to Australia (Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide) to transit in Singapore.
Passengers should read the conditions for transiting in Singapore carefully. Singapore Airlines flight schedules for September – November are available online. Ticket availability is subject to the caps on international arrivals into Australia.
Entry into Australia
Only Australian citizens, permanent residents and immediate family members can travel to Australia.
Anyone who is not an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or immediate family member of an Australian citizen will need to apply for and be granted an exemption to enter Australia. Without a granted exemption, you will be denied boarding at the airport
More information from the Department of Home Affairs: Coming to Australia
Quarantine in Australia
All travellers arriving in Australia must undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine in their city of arrival, regardless of their final destination.
This will be organised by the Australian Border Force and the relevant state and territory Government on your arrival.
After you have completed your 14-day quarantine you will be free to travel onto your final destination.
Individual states and territories have started to introduce their own arrangements and costs. Visit your state or territory website for more information on quarantine costs and arrangements.
- New South Wales
- Western Australia
- South Australia
- Northern Territory
- Australian Capital Territory
If you are an Australian citizen or Permanent Resident in Vietnam who wishes to return to Australia but have been unable to do so, you can register with the Australian Consulate-General.
To register please visit here and complete details of each traveller. When prompted, please provide your address in Vietnam and not Australia.
For Australians needing consular assistance
If you need consular assistance please contact us at (+84 28) 3521 8100 or [email protected].
If you need emergency consular assistance outside of normal business hours, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Consular Emergency Centre (CEC) in Canberra is there to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on +61 2 6261 3305 (international call charges apply).
The CEC is also an advisory line for concerned family members in Australia and can be called on 1300 555 135 (for the cost of a local call within Australia).
For Australians travelling in Vietnam
Australia’s travel advice website, Smartraveller, contains up to date information on the novel coronavirus outbreak and its impact on travel to Vietnam. Help us help you be prepared and informed by subscribing by email or to the new SMS service to receive critical alerts.
Visas and Migration
Novel coronavirus and Australian visas
The Australian government has announced measures to ensure the health, safety and well-being of the Australian community, including implementing travel restrictions. Visa applicants and travellers should view the latest information available on the Department of Home Affairs website.
We strongly encourage you to apply online for any visas to Australia.
Did you know, online visa applications are assessed several weeks faster than a paper application?
More information about Visa and Migration for clients in Vietnam.