Please be advised that the Embassy of Australia may extend the processing time up to 6 weeks for certain applicants. This decision is entirely at the embassy's discretion.
Additional required documents for minors (under 18):
- Birth Certificate.
A NOTARIZED copy of the applicant's birth certificate.
- Parental Consent Form.
A completed Parental Consent Form 1229 signed by both parents, authorizing the Embassy to issue a visa to the child. This form can be found here
- Parents' Passport Copies.
A copy of the information pages of both parents' passports.
- Parents' Proof of Status.
A copy of both parents' Green Cards or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of US visa, I-20, I-94, H1B approval notice, etc.)
Christmas Island is a territory of Australia.