Australian Tourist Visa Conditions

The most common Australian Tourist Visa conditions are: Condition 8503 – No Further Stay Condition 8501 – Maintain adequate health insurance Visa Condition 8201. (1) While in Australia the holder must not engage, for more than 3 months, in any studies or training. Condition 8101 – No Work Condition 8503 – No Further Stay Condition The Migration Regulation 1994 state: …

Visa Condition 8501 for Subclass 600

Visa condition 8501 states: “the holder must maintain adequate arrangements for health insurance while the holder is in Australia”. What does this mean? It means that while you are in Australia on this visa, you must have appropriate health cover. The Department might ask you for evidence of health insurance before they grant you the visa. You can find out …

Evidence of Planned Tourism Activities

The more detail you can include about your planned tourism activities, the better. It’s ok that you may not have booked them in as you are waiting for your tourist visa to be approved but it needs to be clear to the Department that you are wanting to visit Australia for tourism-related activities. Be as clear and informative as possible, …

Invitation Letter for Australian Tourist Visa

An invitation letter can be a helpful addition to your Australian tourist visa application. Unless you are applying for a family-sponsored subclass 600, it is not compulsory. If you are visiting friends or family, you may wish to ask them to write an invitation letter for you to visit Australia. The case officer does not have to consider the letter …

Visitor Visa Australia Processing Time

How long does it take to get an Australian tourist visa? Well, that depends which visitor visa you are applying for! You can read about which visitor visa you are eligible for here. At time of writing we are still massively impacted by COVID (August 2021), currently the Australian tourist visa processing times are: eVisitor (Subclass 651) – 11 – …