A foreign exchange Certificate is a form of foreign exchange which allows you to convert your income into a foreign currency and to spend it at foreign exchange institutions.
To apply for one you must have an Australian Passport and be an Australian citizen.
To complete the application you must: complete and submit the Foreign Exchange Certificate application form, provide an identification document and proof of your Australian citizenship (such as a valid Australian Passports, driver’s licence or passport of your parent’s or spouse’s nationality).
If you don’t provide a valid identification document, you must provide a current Australian passport.
Complete and submit your application form.
You must provide the foreign exchange rate to the foreign currency exchange institution.
The foreign exchange institution will make a final determination on your application.
Foreign exchange institutions can be found at the Australian Pass and Travel Services Office.
How to submit your foreign exchange application: To submit your visa application: Fill in the form and attach your original and photocopied passport to the form.
Your passport must be valid for at least 2 years and have a photo showing you are aged 18 years or over.
Submit your passport to our office for processing.
Once processed, the visa application will be returned to you.
If you are not the holder of a valid passport, you will need to submit a passport with you for processing to our branch office in the Melbourne CBD.
Please note that you cannot bring your passport along for this process.
How long you will be required to wait to process your visa: You will need a minimum of 30 days to process the visa before you can submit your next application for foreign exchange.
This means that if you are applying for a visa to visit Australia in 2018, your visa will be processed within 1 month from the date of your application, unless you have applied for a different visa.
Once your visa has been processed, you should submit your new application to the Australian Embassy or Consulate in your country of residence.
The application process is normally completed within 1 week.
The processing time may be extended to up to 12 weeks depending on your visa status.
When you submit your final application to our visa office for an Australian passport, the application form will be forwarded to the Foreign Currency Exchange Certificate Unit, and a stamp will be sent to your passport for processing within 30 days of your receipt of the stamp.
Once you have received the stamp, you can print your passport or attach it to your application document to complete the visa.
You can also fax or email your application to: (02) 4261 4500 from a mobile phone number (including Australian numbers).
You can apply online at the Embassy or Foreign Currency Centre (FCC) of the Australian Government, or by phone to (02)(4261) 4500.
If your visa expires after the expiry of the 30 day period, you may be required, after 30 days, to apply again.
What you need to know about applying for foreign currency certificates: A foreign currency certificate is a type of visa which allows a person to convert their income into an Australian currency and spend it abroad.
The cost of the foreign certificate is based on the foreign rate at which the Australian currency is exchanged for foreign money.
The Australian Government’s Foreign Exchange Authority (FEMA) maintains a website for information on how to apply and what to do if your application is unsuccessful.
For more information about the foreign-currency certificates process, please refer to the FCA website.
Where to apply: The Australian Embassy, Consulate General of Australia and the Foreign currency Certificate Unit (FCU) of Immigration can be contacted on 1800 878 535.
To receive your foreign currency application by email, you need a valid email address, including a verified email address.
If there are multiple people in your household with a valid foreign exchange account, you are required to include a copy of your passport, current Australian Pass or Travel Service card, proof of identity (such in a driver’s license or passport) and a photo of you with the relevant person.
To provide your passport and identification documents, please see the FCO website.
The FCO also provides information about how to submit the visa applications.
What to expect when applying for an FCA certificate: A Foreign Exchange Visa will require you to complete an application form and provide a proof of Australian citizenship.
The visa application form can be accessed by clicking on the “Application for Australian passport” link on the FCC website.
If the application is successful, the FCE will return your application for a Certificate of Entry or Certificate of Settlement.
If it is unsuccessful, the decision will be made by the Fce.
A certificate of entry or settlement will allow you to spend foreign currency in Australia on a business visa, business visa and/or student visa.
The Certificate of entry is valid for 5 years.
A Certificate of settlement is valid up to 5 years and allows you the right to travel, study, live, work or travel to and from Australia.
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