Visa InformationTo help you understand about Visitor Visa

600 Visitor Visa

This visa has 4 streams and applicant is required to satisfy the criteria for one of the streams showing that they require the visa for one of the following purposes.

The Tourist Stream

For the purpose of this stream, applicants must show that they are a genuine visitor in Australia as a tourist, for sightseeing or visiting friends and relative.

The Sponsored Family Stream

For the purpose of this stream, applicants must show that they are a genuine visitor in Australia, will their family and are sponsored by an eligible relative or an official of the Australian Government.

The Business Visitor Stream

For the purpose of this stream, applicants intend to visit Australia to engage in business activity that includes the following:

  • making a general business or employment enquiry;
  • investigating, negotiating, entering into, or reviewing a business contract;
  • an activity carried out as part of an official government to government visit;
  • participation in a conference, trade fair or seminar in Australia unless the person is being paid by an organiser for participation

The Approved Destination Status Stream

For the purpose of this stream, the applicant must be a citizen or resident of People’s Republic of China, travelling to Australia as a member of a tour organised by a travel agent and statement of the travel and touring arrangement have been provided to the Minister whose purposes are sightseeing and other related activities.

 

601 Electronic Travel Authority

This visa allows you to come to visit Australia or engage in business purposes as a visitor. It allows you to visit Australia as many times as you want for up to 1 year and could stay up to 3 months for each visit. Applicant must be outside Australia and a holder of specified countries for this purpose.

 

602 Medical Treatment

This visa allows you to come to visit Australia for Medical Consultations and Treatments or to be an organ donor. You can also be the accompanying person of the applicant who is applying for this visa or already holds this visa to give support. Application can be made in or outside Australia.

 

651 eVisitor Visa

This is a free visa that allows you to come to visit Australia or engage in business purposes as a visitor. It allows you to visit Australia for up to 3 months at a time within the 12 month period. Applicant must be outside Australia and a passport holder of specified countries for this purpose.

 

417 Working Holiday Visa or 462 Work and Holiday Visa

This visa is for young people aged 18 to 30 who wants to work while having a holiday in Australia for up to 1 year. Applicant must not have accompanying children during their stay in Australia must be a passport holder from a certain eligible country.