Visa Information

All travellers (except Australian and New Zealand citizens) must have a valid visa before arriving in Australia.

To apply for a visa to attend APLAR-ARA 2019:

1. Register to attend the congress, registrations will open in September 2018.

When you register and pay to attend the congress, you will receive an acknowledgement letter that you can use with your visa application.

2. Apply for a visa at the Department of Home Affairs.

Use the Visa Finder to determine the right visa for you and follow the steps to apply for your visa.

At a minimum, you should apply for your visa 6 weeks before your arrival date in Australia.