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Electronic Travel Authority visa Subclass 601

 Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa Subclass 601 is a type of visitor visa for holders of only certain passports.

With this visa you can:

  • go on a vacation or cruise
  • visit relatives or friends in Australia
  • undertake certain business activities
  • study for up to 3 months
  • stay in Australia for up to 3 months.

Eligibility requirements:

  • to lodge your application offshore
  • to hold a passport of a particular country.

For the list of countries for which this visa type applies, please, visit the following link.

Processing times

This visa is automatically issued to the applicant shortly after lodging the application.

Visa application charge

Electronic Travel Authority visa Subclass 601 is submitted online and visa application charge (VAC) is AUD20.

Additional costs are not included in VAC, such as Registered Migration Agent services, or any other costs you may have when preparing the necessary paperwork and documents.

Please, note that the VAC may be different from the one shown here. Please, check the exact price on the official website of the Department of Home Affairs. 

 

More information about this visa type can be found on the official website of the Department of Home Affairs.

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eVisitor visa Subclass 651

eVisitor visa subclass 651 is a type of visitor visa for holders of only certain passports.

With this visa you can:

  • visit relatives or friends in Australia
  • undertake certain business activities
  • study for up to 3 months
  • stay in Australia for up to 3 months.

Eligibility requirements:

  • to lodge your application offshore
  • to hold a passport of a particular country.

For the list of countries for which this visa type applies, please, visit the following link.

Processing times

The processing time for the eVisitor visa subclass 651 is usually up to two working days.

Visa application charge

eVisitor visa subclass 651 is lodged online and there is no visa application charge.

You might have additional costs, such as Registered Migration Agent services, or costs for the preparation of the necessary paperwork and documents.

Please, note that the VAC may be different from the one shown here. Please, check the exact price on the official website of the Department of Home Affairs. 

 

More information about this visa type can be found on the official website of the Department of Home Home Affairs.

We also recommend that you visit our Blog that may contain related articles.

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Visitor visa Subclass 600

Visitor visa 600 has different streams:

  • Tourist stream (for onshore and offshore applicants)
  • Family Sponsored stream
  • Business Visitor stream
  • Approved Destination Status Stream
  • Frequent Traveller stream

The last two streams are only for the citizens of China.

Tourist stream

You can apply for this stream offshore or onshore to extend your tourist stay.

With this visa you can:

  • visit Australia as a tourist, visit family and friends or for other purposes, except for work or medical treatment, for up to 12 months, or for the period for which your visa has been granted
  • study for up to 3 months.

Eligibility requirements:

  • to have an intention to stay in Australia only as a visitor
  • to have sufficient funds to cover your stay in Australia.

Processing times

The processing time for Visitor visa 600 Tourist stream is usually about 20 days.

Visa application charge

Visa application charge (VAC) for Tourist stream is AUD145 if you apply offshore or from AUD355 to AUD1.065 if you apply onshore. VAC is paid when lodging the visa application.

Additional costs are not included, such as Registered Migration Agent services, or any other costs you may have when preparing the necessary paperwork and documents.

Please, note that the VAC may be different from the one shown here. Please, check the exact price on the official website of the Department of Home Affairs.

Family Sponsored stream

This stream is suitable if you are sponsored by a close family member.

With this visa you can:

  • visit Australia as a tourist, visit family or friends for up to 12 months or for the period for which your visa has been granted
  • study for up to 3 months.

Eligibility requirements:

  • to have a sponsor who will cover the costs of your stay in Australia and who meets certain criteria
  • to have an intention to stay in Australia only as a visitor.

It is important to note that this type of visa always has the “No further stay” condition, which means that it is not possible to extend your stay in Australia with this visa.

Processing times

The processing time for the Visitor visa 600 Family Sponsored stream is usually up to 2 months.

Visa application charge

Visa application charge (VAC) for Family Sponsored stream is AUD145. VAC is paid when lodging the visa application.

Additional costs are not included, such as Registered Migration Agent services, or any other costs you may have when preparing the necessary paperwork and documents. Please, note that the Department of Home Affairs might ask your sponsor to pay a security bond.

Please, note that the VAC may be different from the one shown here. Please, check the exact price on the official website of the Department of Home Affairs.

Business Visitor stream

This visa is suitable for those who travel to Australia for business reasons and for a short period of time.

With this visa you can:

  • stay in Australia for up to 3 months
  • have one or more entries to Australia while your visa is valid
  • make general business or employment enquiries, negotiate contracts, or participate in conferences or fairs (provided that the organiser does not pay for your participation).

Eligibility requirements:

  • to apply offshore
  • to have intention to stay in Australia only as a business-tourist visitor.

Processing times

The processing times for Visitor visa 600 Business Visitor stream is usually up to two weeks.

Visa application charge

Visa application charge (VAC) for Business Visitor stream is AUD145. VAC is paid when lodging the visa application.

Additional costs are not included, such as Registered Migration Agent services, or any other costs you may have when preparing the necessary paperwork and documents.

Please, note that the VAC may be different from the one shown here. Please, check the exact price on the official website of the Department of Home Affairs.

Approved Destination Status Stream

This visa stream is for citizens from certain areas of China who visit Australia on a tour organised by an approved travel agent.

With this visa you can visit Australia as part of an organised tourist group.

Elibility requirements:

  • to be a citizen of China
  • to have an intention to stay in Australia only as part of a tourist group organised by an approved travel agent.

Processing times

The processing times for Visitor visa 600 Approved Destination Status Stream is usually a couple of days.

Visa application charge

Visa application charge (VAC) for Approved Destination Status stream is AUD145. VAC is paid when lodging the visa application.

Additional costs are not included, such as Registered Migration Agent services, or any other costs you may have when preparing the necessary paperwork and documents.

Please, note that the VAC may be different from the one shown here. Please, check the exact price on the official website of the Department of Home Affairs.

Frequent Traveller stream

This visa stream is for citizens of China who often travel to Australia for business or personal reasons.

With this visa you can:

  • visit Australia as a tourist, go on vacation or cruise, visit family or friends, or for business reasons
  • stay up to 3 months each time you enter Australia for a period of up to 10 years.

Eligibility requirements:

  • to hold a passport of China
  • to be in China at the time of applying for a visa and when the decision on visa is made.

Processing times

The processing times for Visitor visa 600 Frequent Traveller stream is usually about two weeks.

Visa application charge

Visa application charge (VAC) for Tourist stream is AUD1.065. VAC is paid when lodging the visa application.

Additional costs are not included, such as Registered Migration Agent services, or any other costs you may have when preparing the necessary paperwork and documents.

Please, note that the VAC may be different from the one shown here. Please, check the exact price on the official website of the Department of Home Affairs.

 

More information about Visitor visa subclass 600 and its streams can be found on the official website of the Department of Home Affairs.

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Transit visa Subclass 771

With Transit visa Subclass 771 you can:

  • be in transit through Australia for no longer than 72 hours
  • enter Australia by air before joining the crew of a non-military ship as a holder of Maritime Crew visa Subclass 988

Eligibility requirements:

  • to be offshore at the time of applying for a visa and to have a confirmed booking for a trip to another country within 72 hours of arriving in Australia and proper documents for entry into that country
  • If you are joining a non-military crew, you need to be offshore and have a Maritime Crew visa Subclass 988 and crew documents.

Processing times

The processing time for Transit visa Subclass 771 is usually from one to two weeks.

Visa application charge

There is no visa application charge (VAC) for the Transit visa.

Additional costs are not included, such as Registered Migration Agent services, or any other costs you may have when preparing the necessary paperwork and documents.

Please, note that the VAC may be different from the one shown here. Please, check the exact price on the official website of the Department of Home Affairs.

 

More information about this visa type can be found on the official website of the Department of Home Affairs.

We also recommend that you visit our Blog that may contain related articles.

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Work and Holiday visa Subclass 462

Work and Holiday visa Subclass 462 allows young people to work in Australia in order to finance their vacation.

With this visa you can:

  • work in Australia in the short term to pay off your vacation
  • stay in Australia for 12 months
  • study for up to 4 months
  • enter and leave Australia as many times as you want while your visa is valid
  • do certain jobs in order to gain the right to apply for the second Work and Holiday visa 462.

Eligibility requirements:

  • to be a holder of a certain passport

For the list of countries for which this type of visa applies, please, visit the following link.

  • to be 18 to 30 years old
  • to apply offshore
  • to have qualifications at a certain level
  • to have a good knowledge of English
  • not be accompanied by a dependent child
  • that you have not previously entered Australia with visas 462 and 417.

Those who currently have or previously had their first Work and Holiday visa 462, they can apply for the second Work and Holiday visa 462. The requirement for the Second Work and Holiday visa is that you have completed 3 months of a certain job with your first Work and Holiday visa.

Processing times

The processing time for Work and Holiday visa 462 is usually from a month and a half to two months.

Visa application charge

Visa application charge (VAC) a Work and Holiday visa 462 is AUD485 and it is paid when lodging the visa application.

Additional costs are not included, such as Registered Migration Agent services, or any other costs you may have when preparing the necessary paperwork and documents.

Please, note that the VAC may be different from the one shown here. Please, check the exact price on the official website of the Department of Home Affairs.

More information about this visa type can be found on the official website of the Department of Home Affairs.

We also recommend that you visit our Blog that may contain related articles.

To read more about how we can assist you, please, visit Our Offer.

 

Working Holiday visa Subclass 417

Work and Holiday visa Subclass 417 allows young people to work in Australia in order to finance their vacation.

With this visa you can:

  • work in Australia in the short term to pay off your vacation
  • stay in Australia for 12 months
  • study for up to 4 months
  • enter and leave Australia as many times as you want while your visa is valid
  • do certain jobs in order to gain the right to apply for the second Working Holiday visa.

Eligibility requirement:

  • to be a holder of a certain passport

For the list of countries for which this type of visa applies, please, visit the following link.

  • to be 18 to 30 years old, except for Canadian and Irish citizens who may be up to 35 years old
  • to apply online and offshore
  • not be accompanied by a dependent child
  • to have enough funds
  • that you have not previously entered Australia with visas 417 and 462.

Those who currently have or previously had their first Working Holiday visa 417, they can apply for the second Working Holiday visa. The requirement for the second Working Holiday visa is that you have completed 3 months of a certain job with their first Working Holiday visa.

Processing times

The processing time for Working Holiday visa 417 is usually from a month and a half to two months.

Visa application charge

Visa application charge (VAC) for a Working Holiday visa 417 is AUD485 and it is paid when lodging the visa.

Additional costs are not included, such as Registered Migration Agent services, or any other costs you may have when preparing the necessary paperwork and documents.

Please, note that the VAC may be different from the one shown here. Please, check the exact price on the official website of the Department of Home Affairs.

 

More information about this type of visa can be found on the official website of the Department of Home Affairs.

We also recommend that you visit our Blog that may contain related articles.

To read more about how we can assist you, please, visit Our Offer.

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