Obtaining your immigration and travel visas before you arrive in Australia can be a time consuming process. Here we look at the quick and easy option by doing your Australian visa application online.
Electronic Travel Authority (ETA)
The ETA allows people to visit Australia for short term tourism or business purposes of up to three (3) months. There is an AUD20 service fee only for an online application for each ETA applicant. An ETA is available to passport holders from over 30 countries, regions and locations.
To apply for an ETA you must be outside Australia.
The eVisitor allows visitors to travel to Australia for short term business or tourism purposes for up to three (3) months. eVisitor applications are free and are available to passport holders from the European Union and a number of other European countries.
See: eVisitor Eligibility
To apply for an eVisitor you must be outside Australia.
e676 Tourist Visa
The e676 Tourist visa allows people to visit Australia for holiday, sightseeing, social or recreational reasons, to visit relatives, friends or for other short-term non-work purpose. Tourist visas are available for a stay of three (3), six (6) or 12 months. To apply for an e676 Tourist visa you must hold an eligible passport.
To apply for an e676 Tourist visa you must be outside Australia.
Extending your stay in Australia
If you are already in Australia and hold a valid ETA (Visitor) (Subclass 976), an eVisitor (Subclass 651), e676 Tourist Visa, or a paper lodged tourist visa (Subclass 676) granted for a stay of three (3) months or less you can extend your stay in Australia to a maximum of six (6) months.
Working Holiday Visas
Working Holiday Visa (Subclass 417)
For people from Belgium, Canada, Republic of Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan and United Kingdom.
Work and Holiday Visa (Subclass 462)
Information for applicants from Bangladesh, Chile, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Thailand, Turkey and the USA on holiday and work visas in Australia.