Outside of consular, passport and notarial services, which are provided by the Australian Consulate-General, we are unable to provide further information than is outlined below. Please also note the Australian Consulate-General does not manage enquiries relating to visas or entry-exit requirements to Australia, New Caledonia or Wallis-and-Futuna and we are unable to escalate applications or issues with the authorities in Australia, New Caledonia or Wallis-and-Futuna.
The Australian Department of Home Affairs does not have an office at the Australian Consulate-General in Noumea. The Australian Consulate-General in Noumea has no visa or other Home Affairs function and does not process visa applications or respond to visa or other Home Affairs enquiries.
The Australian Department of Home Affairs advises that, from 6 July 2022:
- People entering Australia do not need to provide evidence of vaccination status;
- People entering Australia do not need to complete the Digital Passenger Declaration (DPD) or Maritime Travel Declaration (MTD);
- People leaving Australia will not be asked to provide evidence of their vaccination status;
- Unvaccinated visa holders do not need a travel exemption to travel to Australia;
- Masks are still required on flights travelling to Australia.
Home Affairs advises it is important to remember that airlines, vessel operators and other countries may have specific requirements that travellers need to comply with.
For further information on travel to and from Australia, including immigration (visas), Australian citizenship, border protection, and how to contact Home Affairs, please read the Home Affairs information available at Home Affairs - Immigration Citizenship and Border Protection (consulate.gov.au).
For further information on travel to and from New Caledonia and Wallis-and-Futuna, including visas and arrival-departure conditions, please check Visas and travel conditions for New Caledonia and Wallis-and-Futuna (consulate.gov.au).