Visitor Visa to Australia

There are 3 types of visitor visas for Australia – all of which allow you to travel to Australia as a tourist or to undertake various business activities which do not involve employment/remuneration.

If you are outside Australia, you must hold a passport from an eligible country to apply online for a Visitor visa (subclass 600).

In Australia, all passport holders can apply online for a Visitor visa extension.

Visitor visa (subclass 600)

This visa lets you visit Australia:

  • To visit or for business visitor purposes
  • For up to three, six or 12 months.

Requirements

You might be able to get this visa if you are travelling to Australia:

  • As a visitor
  • For business visitor activities
  • To visit family
  • On a tour with a registered travel agent from the People’s Republic of China.

If you are in Australia, you can apply for the Tourist stream of the Visitor visa online provided you currently have a valid visa that does not have condition 8503 imposed.