Australia

Visa Information
Passport requirements


All nationals require a valid passport.

Valid passport required by all

Visa requirements
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Who does not require a visa?
Nationals of the following countries do not require a visa when entering as a tourist:


New Zealand.


Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visas: The ETA is an electronically stored authority for travel to Australia that allows people from certain countries (see below) to visit Australia for up to 3 months for tourism, short-term business or elective study purposes. An ETA is invisible and therefore will not show up in your passport. ETAs may, be obtained online from the DIMIA; website: www.eta.immi.gov.au) Following countries are eligible for an ETA: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, British Overseas Territories*, Brunei, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR), Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep), Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA and Vatican City.

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Required documents for visa application
Tourist Visa:
  • Application form
  • 1 Passport-size photo
  • Valid passport with 1 full blank page
  • Visa fee payment
  • Stamped, self-addressed envelope when postal application
  • Insurance
ETA: only (a) Valid passport. (b) Fee (if applicable). (c) Completed application form giving details of passport number and expiry date, airline, names of travellers etc
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Costs of Visa
  • Student Visa: 425 EUR
ETA cost: Tourist Visit/Business Visit (short-term): Free of charge. Note: A service fee of A$20 is charged when applying for an ETA online through the DIMIA ETA website. Visitors not eligible for an ETA, or seeking a longer stay than an ETA offers, may apply for Tourist Visit (Non ETA) and. There are also student visas available, plus sponsored family visitor visas.
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Time required to issue visa
  • Tourist Visa: 1 to 15 days
ETA: 1 to 3 days. When issued through DIMIA's ETA website (website: www.eta.immi.gov.au),,, ETAs are usually processed and valid immediately or within 3 working days.
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Embassy contact information
  • High Commission of Australia in England UK: 
  • Embassy of Australia in USA: 
  • High Commission of Australia in Canada: 

All information on this page has been carefully investigated. However visa requirements change frequently and the information is provided without any guarantee.
 
Before departure it is recommended to check the website of the embassy. For further questions regarding visa requirements contact directly the embassy of Australia in your country.
 
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