Guide to get Australian visa

If you are willing to apply for Australia visitor visa from India, you can seek to this guide for better information.

What is visitor visa to Australia and its benefits?

Visitor visa is the temporary entry for those people who wish to visit Australia for the purpose of tourism.

What is tourist visa to Australia?

To visit Australia, you can also take tourist visa which can serve the purpose for holiday and recreation. To visit family or your friends, you can take this visa which allows you a stay up to three/six or 12 months.

Can it be used for other purpose?

Tourist visa is also used for other purposes like for some short-term work which is non-business.

Eligibility to apply for this visa

Those passport holders who stay outside Australia and wish to visit this country are eligible to applying for visa.

Visa fee required

To get an Australian visitor visa, base visa application charge is AUD 140. If you want a fast track service, you need to pay an additional fee of up to AUD 1,000. This fee is effective from 1 july 2017.

How to pay for visa fee?

You can pay for your visa fee through the following modes:

  • Debit card
  • Credit card
  • Visa, maestro and master cards are also accepted

Duration of stay under visitor visa

You can check the list of the documents required for getting visitor visa to Australia:

  • Your passport copies will be accepted in two forms by the Australian high commission which can be the notarized copies of all pages or blank.
  • Copies which are certified by VFS

High commission also recommends that travelers must carry the original passport while lodging. You need to carry all the required documents with your and ensure that they are uncertified and un-notarized pages.

How to apply?

First of all, you need to have all the documents which are required in the form. Locate your nearest visa application center from where you can apply for the Australian visa. You can also apply through the representatives as well.

Security regulations for form filling

When you reach the Australia visa application center, following items are not permitted:

  • Sharp objects
  • Food
  • Envelops
  • Electronic gadgets
  • Bags
  • Arms and weapons

No visitor is allowed except the interpreters.

Post form-filling

After you have filled up the form, you need to submit it. You can track the status of the application through the link provided. You can also process the visa through the relevant visa subclass information. On the vfsglobal.com, you can submit the query on enquiry-india@bornder.gov.au.

If you wish to stay in Australia, you need to provide the documents which support your genuine intend to stay for a time being in Australia. You must also have sufficient funds to support yourself in the foreign land.

You have to fill up the form no., 1419 which is also attached to the demand draft on the behalf of Australian High Commission for AUD 140. Tourist visa for Australia is easy to get and the procedure for which is quite simple.