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Tourist Visa

Australia is an attractive holiday destination. There are a few different Tourist Visa which can be applied depending on which country you are from or purpose of your travel. Under Tourist Visa there are essentially three visa sub classes namely:
  • Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) (subclass 601) visa
  • e-Visitor (subclass 651)visa
  • Visitor Visa (Subclass 600)
  Visitor Visa (Subclass 600)  – this visa allow people who wish to visit Australia as Tourists, on business or visit family. It is a temporary visa. This visa has four streams: –

 

Built for people travelling to Australia for holiday purposes, recreation or to visit family and friends. You must also be able to show that you are travelling to Australia as a genuine visitor, for example as a tourist, for recreation or to visit your family and friends.

If you apply in Australia, you must be in Australia when the visa is decided.
If you apply outside Australia, you must be outside Australia when the visa is decided.
You must maintain fully comprehensive health insurance while you are in Australia. You could be asked to provide evidence of 12 months health insurance cover when you apply.



 

Designed for people travelling to Australia for the purpose of a short business visit. This includes making a general business or employment enquiry, negotiations or participating in a conference. You must be able to show:

your business background
you will be undertaking one or more of the business activities listed below
that you have a good business reason for travelling to Australia.



 

Created for people travelling to Australia to visit their family. You must have a sponsor who might be asked to provide a bond. You must be able to show:

you are travelling to Australia as a genuine visitor
you are sponsored by an eligible relative or an Australian government official.



 

For people from the People’s Republic of China who are travelling in an organised tour group. You can apply for the Approved Destination Status stream if you:

are a citizen of the People’s Republic of China
are in the People’s Republic of China when you apply and when the visa is decided
apply through an agent registerd under the Approved Destination Status Scheme as part of a group tour following an approved itinerary.





If you need further assistance on which particular visa is applicable to you, please fill up our Assessment Form for Tourist Visa and we will get in touch with you.