Australian Consulate-General
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Returning Residents

Returning Residents


  • General information
  • Document checklist
  • Fees and charges
  • Application form
  • Quick links


General Information

The Resident Return visa (subclasses 155 and 157) is for current or former Australian permanent residents and former Australian citizens who want to travel overseas and return to Australia as permanent residents.

The Resident Return visa will let you keep or regain your status as an Australian permanent resident.

Only Australian citizens have an automatic right of entry to Australia. All non-citizens need a visa that allows them to enter and remain in Australia.


Document checklist

See: Document checklistResident Return visa (Subclass 155/157)


Fees and charges

A list of current fees and charges for a Visitor visa is available at the Department of Immigration and Citizenship website.

See: Fees and charges

Application form

See: Application forms 


Quick links


Last updated 03 December 2018