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Your visa is expiring or has expired

Leave Australia

​You can leave Australia at any time.

We expect you to leave Australia if your visa has expired. Follow these steps when you arrange to leave Australia. You must leave Australia if:

  • your visa has expired
  • you cannot apply for a new substantive visa within Australia

Find out more about your options if you have a genuine humanitarian or protection concern.

If your visa has expired

If you do not leave Australia when your visa has expired, there may be consequences for you.