The Australia Visitor Visa (Subclass 600) is a temporary visa required to enter the country. Some travelers need a valid Australian visa to do tourist activities, go on a cruise, or visit friends and family in the country. It can be applied for from either within Australia or from abroad.
This visitor visa for Australia does not have a barcode or QR code, it simply states information about the traveler and the conditions. There is also no need to do an interview at the Australian embassy or consulate. However, in some cases, Australian immigration officials may ask for further details by phone.
The visa application process has a few different steps that can be confusing, but don’t worry. We’re here to make the entire process simple and stress-free. You’ll be assigned an iVisa Expert to guide you through the entire process and avoid a rejection from the government.
Certain rules apply to the Australian Visitor Visa. Check them out below.
With an Australia Visitor Visa, you can:
The Australia Visitor Visa does not permit you to:
If you want to know if your nationality is eligible for the Australia Visitor Visa contact us!
Please note: Passport holders from the People’s Republic of China (excluding SARs) can visit Australia with this visa type if they’re part of an approved tour group.
If your passport is issued by a country eligible for the Electronic Travel Authority (ETA), you don’t need this visitor visa to travel to Australia. The following countries are eligible for the Australia ETA:
Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy (including Vatican City), Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, The Netherlands Norway, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and the United States of America.
If you are from Antarctica, Hong Kong, United States, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Canada or Brunei Darussalam contact us for further information!
Tourist visas are valid for three years and allows a maximum stay of 3, 6, or 12 months, depending on the applicant’s background.
This type of Australian Tourist Visa is a Multiple Entry document, which means you can enter Australia as often as you like within the valid visa period.
In some cases, it is possible to extend your stay in Australia. Here are some examples:
To apply for this Australian visa, you will need certain documents:
The Australian government may ask you for additional documents after you apply for a tourist visa, such as (but not limited to):
To increase your approval chances you must provide proof to the Australian Government that you have the financial means to return to your home country.
If your documents are not in English you will need to translate them.
Eligible travellers can transit at the airport without an Australian visa, if they meet the following criteria:
If you need to clear immigration, you may need an Australian visa to transit in Australia.
Have more specific questions about your visa? Get in touch with the best Immigration Lawyers in Melbourne.