There are various tourist visas types, depending on the purpose and duration of a visit. An Australian visitor visa is required to visit Australia for a holiday, to meet family and friends or to conduct a short business trip.
A Tourist visa is required for people who wish to come to Australia to travel or visit friends and family. Tourists from non-ETA eligible countries, those wishing to stay in Australia for more than 3 months or tourists already in Australia wishing to extend their stay are required to make a paper-based tourist visa application.
Tourist from ETA eligible countries can obtain an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA). Our Visa Valley experts will provides all the information required to assist with the visa application process time to time.
Conditions to be Eligible:
To be eligible for a tourist visa, the applicant must have a genuine intention to visit Australia as a tourist, for recreation or to visit family and friends. Applicants are required to satisfy health and character requirements and may be required to demonstrate that they have sufficient funds to support their travels in Australia. Applicants who apply for a tourist visa must be outside of Australia at the time of grant. Similarly, applicants who are in Australia (applying for a visa extension) must be inside Australia at the time of grant.
ETA Tourist Visa
An Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) is an electronic travel visa linked to the applicant's passport permitting travel to Australia for tourism and business purposes. As an ETA is an electronic travel visa, there is no stamp or label in the passport and passport holders from ETA-eligible countries can obtain an ETA online. An ETA is a travel visa that is valid for one year and successful applicants are permitted to travel to Australia and stay for up to 3 months per visit.
Conditions to be Eligibility:
To be eligible for an ETA, applicants must hold a passport from one of the following ETA eligible countries.
- Republic of San Marino
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
- British Nationals Overseas (BNO)
- Vatican City State
- Hong Kong
- The Netherlands
An E tourist Visa is required for people who wish to come to Australia to travel or visit friends and family. The E-Visitor Visa is also suitable for people visiting for business purposes such as: attending a conference, negotiating or exploring business opportunities. In order to qualify for this visa type, travellers must hold an E-Visitor Visa eligible passport and can make an application online. Applicants must be outside Australia at the time of lodgment and time of decision. An E-Visitor Visa is valid for a period of 12 months and permits a stay of 3 to 6 months from the date of each entry (during the validity period).
Conditions to be Eligible:
To be eligible for a tourist visa, the applicant must have a genuine intention to visit Australia as a tourist, for recreation or to visit family and friends. Applicants are required to satisfy health and character requirements and may be required to demonstrate that they have sufficient funds to support their travels in Australia.
To check which option is best suited for you, kindly send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org for appropriate advice.
- Your updated Resume/CV.
- Provide your partner updated Resume/CV as well.
- If applicable, please provide information on children and their age.
- Also mention you and your spouse IELTS/PTE/ French/ TOEFL score.
- Information on any immediate family member (blood relations) residing in any foreign country.
*For more details please contact our Visa Valley counselors.