Australian Visa Application and Travel Requirements
This is the list of Australian Visas. Before applying for a visa you must check and prepare the list of required documents to be submitted.
If the main purpose of your visit in Australia is for holiday, visiting family or friends, transit, working holiday, attending an event, attending a conference or expo, business visitor activities, medical treatment, volunteer work and a cruise, you may visit Getting a Visit Visa to Australia to start your application.
A. ELECTRONIC TRAVEL AUTHORITY (Subclass 601)
B. eVISITOR (Subclass 651)
C. TRANSIT VISA (Subclass 771)
D. VISITOR (Subclass 600) 1. Tourist Stream (Apply Outside Australia) - this type of visitor visa under Subclass 600 will allow you to visit Australia as a tourist, to go on a cruise or to see family and friends. You can stay up to 12 months and Visa Fee will cost you AUD150.
Common Requirements for Subclass 600 Visa Application:
Passport - valid at least 6 months
Passport size photo 35mm x 45mm
Bank Statement/Bank Certificates
Assets/Proof of Strong Ties
Travel History - previous travels to other countries
Evidence of Planned Tourism Activities such as Travel Itinerary
Evidence of current employment or self-employed
Filled-out Australian Visa Application Form
Coverl Letter/Explanation Letter
Hotel Reservation/Flight Ticket Reservation
For Students - Latest school records such as School ID, Certificate of Enrollment/Enrollment Form and Leave of Absence
If Employed - Certificate of Employment, Approved Leave of Absence, Latest 3 months pay slips, ITR
Business Registrations and ITR
If Sponsored - Invitation Letter, Sponsorship Letter, Passport Info Page of Sponsor, Driver's License, Pay Slips, House Mortagage/Lease of Agreement, Bank Statements/Bank Certificates and Pictures together if necessary
To lodge a Visitor Visa Subclass 600 Application, first you must create an IMMI Account to immi.homeaffairs.gov.au. Once you have created an immi account, you may log in to your account and fill in all the necessary details and attached the required documents. Review your appication carefully before you submit it and pay for the Visa Fee of AUD150. If staying for more than 90 days in Australia, you need to provide a Health Assessment Endorsement.
2. Tourist Stream (Apply inside Australia) - This type of visa will let you visit Australia as a tourist, to see family and friends or for purposes other than business or medical treatment. You can stay up to 12 months and Visa Fee will cost AUD380.
3. Sponsored Family Stream - For people who are sponsored, usually by a family member, come to Australia to visit their family members.
4. Business Visitor Stream - This type of visa stream allows you to visit Australia for business reasons. Visitor can stay up to 3 months and Visa Fee will cost AUD150.
5. Work & Holiday Visa (Subclass 462)
6. Working Holiday Visa (Subclass 417)
Studying and Taining Visas
If you plan to come to Australia to study full time, accompany a student as their guardian and complete workplace-based or professional development training, you may visit Getting a Study Visa to see visa options.
Planning to apply for a permanent resident visa in Australia? There are three common ways: a family-stream permanent visa, a work-stream permanent visa, business or investor-stream permanent visa, you may visit Resident Visa Application to see visa options and criteria.