Fast and Easy Visitor Visa Applications

Tourist Visa Australia

Thinking of coming to Australia as a tourist? If so, in most cases you will need to apply for a visit before you arrive.

The type of tourist visa that you apply for will depend on your country of passport.

Tourist Visa Australia

eVisitor Visa (subclass 651)

This visa allows you to visit Australia as many times as you wish within a 12 month period. The maximum period of stay for each visit is 3 months.

This visa is free and is typically processed within 2 days.

To be eligible to apply for this tourist visa, you must hold a passport from one of the following countries.

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Republic of San Marino
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom – British Citizen
  • Vatican City

Electronic Travel Authority (subclass 601)

This visa is $20 and is usually processed in under a day (pre-COVID). It allows you to come to Australia as a tourist as many times as you like within a 12 month period, for a maximum stay of 3 months each visit.

To be eligible to apply for this tourist visa, you need to hold a passport from one of the following countries:

  • Andorra
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brunei
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong (SAR of China)
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Republic of San Marino
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan (excluding official or diplomatic passports)
  • The Netherlands
  • United Kingdom—British Citizen
  • United Kingdom—British National (Overseas)
  • United States of America
  • Vatican City

Visitor Visa (subclass 600)

The purpose of this tourist visa is for:

  • Tourism
  • To visit family
  • Business visitor

The most common streams for this tourist visa are:

  • Tourist stream (maximum of 12 months)
  • Business stream (maximum of 3 months)
  • Sponsored family stream (maximum of 12 months)

Offshore applications for these streams cost $145.

Australian Tourist Visa Online

All of Australia’s tourist visas can be applied for online.

To apply for an Australian tourist visa online, you will first need to create an ‘Immi Account’. You can do that here: https://online.immi.gov.au

Tourist Visa Australia Requirements

To be successfully granted an Australian tourist visa you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Health
  • Character
  • Financial (have enough money to support yourself during your stay and to pay for plane tickets)
  • Be a genuine visitor (which means that you’ll leave Australia at the end of your visa)
  • Have health insurance

If you are applying for the family sponsored stream, you may also need to provide a bond.

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