Visa for Australia application

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The Australia visa: For your holiday or business trip

Only with a valid visa are you allowed to check in for flights to Australia. The Australia visa can be easily applied for online in 5 minutes. The cost is £14.95 per person.

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How can I apply for the visa?

1. Fill in the form

Australia visa application

Applying for the Australia visa can be done by filling in the online application form. This takes approximately 5 minutes.

2. Pay online

Pay for visa online

Pay for the Australia visa quickly and easily through safe payment methods such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express or PayPal.

3. Official visa

After payment you will digitally receive the visa conformation by email

You will receive a confirmation of approval of your Australia visa by email. In urgent cases, this generally happens within one hour.

Explanation on the Australia visa

Are you planning on travelling to Australia in 2020 or 2021 for a holiday or business trip? The visa requirement applies to all travellers; only if you possess an Australian or New Zealand passport are you exempt from applying for an Australia visa. Travelling children are also required to have their own visas.

The visa check takes place as soon as you check in or board the plane (depending on your airline); make sure to apply for your visa at a timely date. Most Australia visas are granted within a few workdays (urgent cases often within one hour), but the immigration service recommends submitting your application several weeks before departure if possible.

Choose the right type of visa

There are different types of visa for Australia. The most requested variant is the eVisitor (also known as the business or tourist visa), which can be used for both work-related visits as well as tourist trips. Aside from holidays and business trips, this visa can also be used for engaging in volunteer work, short studies and training. This visa for Australia can be applied for online.

The ETA visa Australia

Another highly requested visa is the ETA visa Australia (Electronic Travel Authority). The ETA is more expensive than the eVisitor, while the permissible travel purposes and maximum travel duration are the same. Applying for the ETA is thus only required for travellers that cannot make use of the eVisitor visa for Australia. When this website makes mention of the Australia visa, it generally refers to the eVisitor, as it is by far the most popular type of visa applied for by travellers. It is also the variant which you can apply for directly on this website. Apply for the Australia visa now.

Requirements and validity period

Usage of the Australia visa comes with several requirements. Firstly, your journey must have a tourist or business related purpose. Under certain circumstances it is also possible to work in Australia. If you do not meet the requirements, you need to apply for a work permit or a Working Holiday Visa.

Additionally, the following requirements also have to be met:

  1. On arrival, your passport is valid for at least 6 more months
  2. You do not have tuberculosis at the time of your trip to Australia
  3. You will not be following an education or training in Australia lasting for a period longer than 3 months
  4. You have not been convicted of a prison sentence totalling more than 12 months
  5. You will not be selling goods or services to Australian consumers during your trip
  6. You do not have any outstanding debts with the Australian government

How long is the visa valid for?

How long is the visa valid for?
The visa for Australia is valid for 12 months. The validity period starts the moment the application is approved. During this period you are allowed to travel into Australia an unlimited number of times. However, you can never stay in the country for longer than 3 consecutive months. Read more about the validity period of the Australia visa.

Applying for the Australia visa: eVisitor, subclass 651

The application procedure for the eVisitor is straightforward and quick, thanks to the online application form on this website. With this form you can apply for a visa for yourself or for several people at once. The benefits of applying as a group are that large parts of the form only need to be filled out once, and only a single combined payment is required. The cost of the Australia visa, £14.95 per person, can be safely and easily paid for through Visa, MasterCard, American Express or PayPal. As soon as the payment has been received, the application will be processed.

Applying for an urgent visa

At the time of the check-in for your flight to Australia you are already required to have a valid Australia visa. Most of the time, it is granted within five workdays of submitting the application form, and sent to you by email. Need your visa earlier? Submit an urgent application for the Australia visa. Urgent applications have a 95% certainty rate of being granted within 1 hour. Roughly 5% of all applications are subjected to a randomised extended screening by the Australian immigration service, meaning that even urgent applications can on rare occasions take longer to process

You can apply for the Australia visa right away. Unsure whether you qualify for the Australia visa or do you have another question? Find the answer to your question on the frequently asked questions page. Unable to find your question? Feel free to contact the Visa Support Centre.

Summary Australia visa

Video with information about Australia visa application
Travel purposeTourism and/or business
Validity365 days, unlimited number of trips
StayMaximum 3 months per visit
Delivery timeRegular: 5 workdays
Urgent: 95% chance within an hour
Cost£14.95 per visa
ApplicationOnly online: Apply now

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