Australia Visitor Visa
Visiting Australia to meet friends and family or just for a holiday? The Australia Visit Visa is perfect for leaser and tourism travel to Australia.
One of the world’s most uniquely beautiful countries, Australia has much to offer to every visitor.
It allows for multiple types of visit visas based on your purpose of visiting and you can apply for visit visas under Subclass 600/601/651/444/461/417 and 462.
WOW Overseas can help you travel with peace of mind with our Australia Visit Visa services.
AUSTRALIA VISIT VISA DETAILS:
The Australia Visit Visa is used by visiting individuals, families and businesspersons to facilitate short travel and tourism to Australia.
There are three major subtypes of this visa:
- Tourist visitor: Someone visiting Australia for leisure and recreation or to meet friends and family. You can apply for this from outside or within Australia
- Business visitor: For businesspersons making short business trips for business, negotiations or to attend events. You must apply for this from outside Australia
- Sponsored family visitor- For family members outside Australia who are sponsored for a visit visa by an Australian citizen or permanent resident
Visitor visas of longer duration are issued to parents of Australian citizens and Permanent Residents.
Processing time of visit visas are dependent on several factors:
- You must have submitted all the required supporting documents when submitting your application
- Your response time to requests for additional information
- Time taken by the authorities to complete the required checks on the information in your application
- Time taken to receive additional information pertaining to your health, character and national security
- Decision to accept or refuse your visa application will be based on the information and documents you provide
It is advisable to make your visa application well in advance of your travel date and not make any travel arrangements till your visa is granted.
- Tourist visitor- 75% of applications: 21 days/90% of applications: 34 days
- Business visitor- 75% of applications: 21 days/90% of applications: 34 days
- Sponsored family visitor – 75% of applications: 54 days/90% of applications: 64 days
Key points to note about this visa are:
- You cannot work on this visa
- This visa allows you to travel and stay across Australia
- The visa is typically issued for a period between 3 months to one year
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR AUSTRALIA VISITOR VISA
To apply for the Australia Visit Visa, applicants must:
- Show that they have sufficient funds to cover their trip costs for the duration of their visit
- Have no criminal record and must comply with all Australian laws
- Meet all health standards and submit medical records as necessary
- Show valid documentation and invitation letters from sponsors
- Meet any other requirements asked for
- Valid passport
- Recent passport size colored photographs
- Confirmed return air tickets
- Trip itinerary
- Bank statements for the last 6 months
- Travel insurance
- Proof of enough funds
- Invitation letter: If visiting relatives or friends, a letter of invitation from the relative or friend in Australia
- Hotel booking confirmation
HOW WOW Overseas CAN HELP YOU?
WOW Overseas is best positioned to help you with your Australia visit visa. Our teams will help you:
- Assess which visa type to apply under
- Gather and prepare your documentation
- Filling of forms
- Review of all your documentation
- Apply for your visa
Talk to us to get your Australia visit visa process underway