Australia visa requirements for Somalis

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Somalis visiting Australia

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Australian Visa.


  • An Australian visa application form.
  • An International Passport or travel document valid for at least 6 months after the expiry of your visa and your passport must have at least two blank pages for visa stamp.
  • A proof of the Australia visa application fee payment (An original receipt).
  • A 29mmx34mm, coloured passport with white background.
  • Financial documents to provide that you can financially sustain yourself in Australia.
  • Letter of Introduction.
  • Marriage certificate.
  • Children's birth certificate (if any).
  • Family pictures.

Australia Visa for Somalis

Facts about Australia


Australia ranks as one of the best countries to live in the world by international comparisons of wealth, education, health and quality of life. The sixth-largest country by land mass, its population is comparatively small with most people living around the eastern and south-eastern coastlines.Tourism in Australia is an important component of the Australian economy. In the financial year 2014/15, tourism represented 3.0% of Australia's GDP contributing A$47.5 billion to the national economy. Domestic tourism is a significant part of the tourism industry, representing 73% of the total direct tourism GDP.Australia is world famous for its natural wonders and wide open spaces, its beaches, deserts, "the bush", and "the Outback". Australia is one of the world's most highly urbanised countries; it is well known for the attractions of its large cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth.

Types of Australia Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Business visa 20 days 90 days
Tourist visa within 20 days 90 days

General Requirements for Australia Visa


  • An Australian visa application form.
  • An International Passport or travel document valid for at least 6 months after the expiry of your visa and your passport must have at least two blank pages for visa stamp.
  • A proof of the Australia visa application fee payment (An original receipt).
  • A 29mmx34mm, coloured passport with white background.
  • Financial documents to provide that you can financially sustain yourself in Australia.
  • Letter of Introduction.
  • Marriage certificate.
  • Children's birth certificate (if any).
  • Family pictures.

Australia Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Business visa

145.00 (AUD)

Tourist visa

145.00 (AUD)

Australia Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Somalia


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Frequently Asked Questions


When is the right time to visit Australia?

July and August are the peak seasons in Switzerland, where places are flocked by tourists from around the world.


Do I need a passport to travel to Australia?

Somalians are required to either possess a passport or a civil service profile to be able to apply for an Australian visa.


Who are the Australian Aborigines?

Aborigines are Australian indigenous people and they account for about 400,000 people, about 2% of the total Australian population.