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What is Australia Tourist Visa?

Getting the Tourist Visa

If you want to visit Australia to explore the country or stay with friends and families, then you need to apply for an Australian tourist visa. Based on the purpose of the visit, there are multiple visits allowed with Subclass 600, 601,651,444,461, 417 and 462

  • Subclass 600 - It is a Travel visa with different streams of Tourism, Business visitors, Sponsored family streams,
  • Subclass 601 – Electronic Travel Authority. The applicant should have an ETA passport
  • Subclass 651 - E Visitor Visa. The applicant should be a passport holder of a certain country, e.g.- the UK
  • Subclass 444 – To study, stay, and work in Australia if you are from New Zealand
  • Subclass 461 - For applicants from the family unit of New Zealand
  • Subclass 417 – It is a working holiday visa that is valid for 12 months
  • Subclass 462 - It is similar to the 417 Visa and allows a working holiday visa. But it has education requirements that 417 doesn’t.

A tourist visa doesn’t allow an applicant to work or sell any goods or services in Australia the applicant can take a course of fewer than three months

What is the eligibility for the Australian Tourist Visa?

  • The applicant should have a valid passport
  • The appellant should have a travel plan for Australia and an intention to return to the home country
  • Travel insurance is not mandatory

What are the documents required for the Australian Tourist Visa?

The following documents are required for the Australian Tourist Visa -

  • The passport with at least six months of validity
  • The application form number 1419
  • Two photographs ( With a white background and not a white shirt or T-shirt)
  • Covering letter for the reasons for visiting Australia
  • Bank statements of the last six months with details of bank name and phone number
  • Salary slips for the last three months
  • Itinerary proof with the details of your stay in Australia
  • leave application from your current job
  • Clean criminal record and health record
  • No objection certificate for children below 18 years of age

How to Apply for the Australian Tourist Visa?

The steps for the Australian tourist visa are as follows –

  • Step 1 - Fill the visa application form – Select Subclass in the
  • Step 2 - Link application to passport
  • Step 3- Pay the fee
  • Step 4 - Check ETA confirmation on Email

What is the cost of an Australian Tourist Visa?

As per different subclass, the cost of the Australian tourist visa is mentioned below –

  • Subclass 600 – AUD 145 ( generally, but varies depending on the stream)
  • Subclass 601 – AUD 20
  • Subclass 651 ( E visitor) – Free
  • Subclass 417 - AUD 485
  • Subclass 462 – AUD 485


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