Australia Visitor Visa

To enter Australia for the purpose of tourism (tourist stream); visiting family (sponsored family stream) or friends; attending a business meeting, seminar, conference, trade show or an event (business visitor stream) you will be required to have a Visitor Visa (subclass 600) of Australia unless you are from a visa-exempt country and for transit purposes you will be required to have a Transit Visa (subclass 771) of Australia. We at Wanderer Education & Immigration Consultants (Pvt) Ltd. can help you in getting a Visitor Visa (subclass 600) and Transit Visa (subclass 771) of Australia by maximizing your chances of obtaining the Visitor Visa (subclass 600) and Transit Visa (subclass 771) of Australia.

Processing Time: Generally visitor visa applications for Australia are processed within 4 to 6 weeks.

Visa Validity: The validity period is in the sole discretion of visa officer.

Stay Period:

Visitor Visa (Subclass 600) – Tourist Stream: Generally the stay period of 3, 6 or 12 months is granted but still it is in the sole discretion of officer at the port of entry.

Visitor Visa (Subclass 600) – Sponsored Family Stream: Generally the stay period of 12 months is granted but still it is in the sole discretion of officer at the port of entry.

Visitor Visa (Subclass 600) – Business Visitor Stream: Generally the stay period of 3 months is granted but still it is in the sole discretion of officer at the port of entry.

Transit Visa (Subclass 771): Generally the stay period of no longer than 72 hours is granted but still it is in the sole discretion of officer at the port of entry.

Australian Government Fee

Application Processing Fee
Visitor Visa (Subclass 600) – Tourist Stream 145 Australian Dollars
Visitor Visa (Subclass 600) – Sponsored Family Stream 145 Australian Dollars
Visitor Visa (Subclass 600) – Business Visitor Stream 145 Australian Dollars
Transit Visa (Subclass 771) Free

Basic Requirements of Australian Visitor Visa (Subclass 600) - Tourist Stream

Required Documents
1- Cover Letter
2- Completed Form 1419 Application for a Visitor Visa – Tourist Stream
3- Form 956a Appointment or withdrawal of an authorised recipient, if applicable
4- Form 956 Advice by a migration agent/exempt person of providing immigration assistance, if applicable
5- Application processing fee
6- Valid passport or travel document (having validity of at least 6-8 months)
7- Provide a copy of national identity card

8- Proof of change of name, if applicable such as

  • A marriage or divorce certificate

  • Change of name documents from an Australian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, or the relevant overseas authority

  • Documents that show other names applicant has been known by

9- Two recent passport size photographs for each person included in the application (taken in the last six months)

10- Proof of current immigration status, if applicable such as

  • Study Permit

  • Work Permit

  • Temporary Resident Permit

11- If an applicant is employed:

  • Employment letter

  • Personal bank statement of the last 6 months

  • Salary Slips

  • Tax Documents

12- If an applicant is self-employed:

  • Business license

  • Business registration document

  • Personal and business bank statements

  • Business tax documents

13- If an applicant is a student:

  • Proof of studying at a school, college or university

  • Bank statements and employment proof of parents

14- Proof of having immediate family members in home country or proof of owning a house or other major assets in home country
15- Provide any military service record or discharge papers, if applicable
16- Proof of valid return ticket and/or travel itinerary
17- Proof of hotel booking

18- For applicants under 18 years old:

  • Form 1229 - Consent form to grant an Australian visa to a child under the age of 18 years

  • A statutory declaration giving their consent for the child to visit Australia on this visa

  • Other supplementary documents of the person who has completed the Form 1229 and/or statutory declaration such as

  • (i) Passport

    (ii) Driving License

  • Provide a birth certificate showing the names of both parents or an identification document issued by the government

  • Provide Form 1257 - Undertaking declaration if under 18 applicant is not staying with a relative or legal guardian

Basic Requirements of Australian Visitor Visa (Subclass 600) - Sponsored Family Stream

Required Documents
1- Cover Letter
2- Completed Form 1418 Application for a Visitor Visa – Sponsored Family Stream
3- Form 956a Appointment or withdrawal of an authorised recipient, if applicable
4- Form 956 Advice by a migration agent/exempt person of providing immigration assistance, if applicable
5- Application processing fee
6- Valid passport or travel document (having validity of at least 6-8 months)
7- Provide a copy of national identity card

8- Proof of change of name, if applicable such as

  • A marriage or divorce certificate

  • Change of name documents from an Australian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, or the relevant overseas authority

  • Documents that show other names applicant has been known by

9- Two recent passport size photographs for each person included in the application (taken in the last six months)

10- Proof of current immigration status, if applicable such as

  • Study Permit

  • Work Permit

  • Temporary Resident Permit

11- If an applicant is employed:

  • Employment letter

  • Personal bank statement of the last 6 months

  • Salary Slips

  • Tax Documents

12- If an applicant is self-employed:

  • Business license

  • Business registration document

  • Personal and business bank statements

  • Business tax documents

13- If an applicant is a student:

  • Proof of studying at a school, college or university

  • Bank statements and employment proof of parents

14- Proof of having immediate family members in home country or proof of owning a house or other major assets in home country
15- Provide any military service record or discharge papers, if applicable
16- Proof of valid return ticket and/or travel itinerary
17- Proof of hotel booking

18- For applicants under 18 years old:

  • Form 1229 - Consent form to grant an Australian visa to a child under the age of 18 years

  • A statutory declaration giving their consent for the child to visit Australia on this visa

  • Other supplementary documents of the person who has completed the Form 1229 and/or statutory declaration such as

  • (i) Passport

    (ii) Driving License

  • Provide a birth certificate showing the names of both parents or an identification document issued by the government

  • Provide Form 1257 - Undertaking declaration if under 18 applicant is not staying with a relative or legal guardian

19- An invitation letter from applicant's relative or friend in Australia, inviting him/her to visit

20- Proof of immigration status of inviter such as

  • Copy of Australian Permanent Resident Card

  • Copy of Passport

  • Copy of Citizenship Card

  • Study Permit

  • Work Permit

21- If an applicant's visit is supported by a relative or friend in Australia:

  • Proof of employment

  • Bank statements

  • Salary slips

Basic Requirements of Australian Visitor Visa (Subclass 600) - Business Visitor Stream

Required Documents
1- Cover Letter
2- Completed Form 1415 Application for a Visitor Visa – Business Visitor Stream
3- Form 956a Appointment or withdrawal of an authorised recipient, if applicable
4- Form 956 Advice by a migration agent/exempt person of providing immigration assistance, if applicable
5- Application processing fee
6- Valid passport or travel document (having validity of at least 6-8 months)
7- Provide a copy of national identity card

8- Proof of change of name, if applicable such as

  • A marriage or divorce certificate

  • Change of name documents from an Australian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, or the relevant overseas authority

  • Documents that show other names applicant has been known by

9- Two recent passport size photographs for each person included in the application (taken in the last six months)

10- Proof of current immigration status, if applicable such as

  • Work Permit

  • Temporary Resident Permit

11- If an applicant is employed:

  • Employment letter

  • Personal bank statement of the last 6 months

  • Salary Slips

  • Tax Documents

  • Business license

  • Business registration document

  • Business bank statement

  • Business tax documents

12- If an applicant is self-employed:

  • Business license

  • Business registration document

  • Personal and business bank statement

  • Business tax documents

13- Proof of having immediate family members in home country or proof of owning a house or other major assets in home country
14- Provide any military service record or discharge papers, if applicable
15- Proof of valid return ticket and/or travel itinerary
16- Proof of hotel booking

17- For applicants under 18 years old:

  • Form 1229 - Consent form to grant an Australian visa to a child under the age of 18 years

  • A statutory declaration giving their consent for the child to visit Australia on this visa

  • Other supplementary documents of the person who has completed the Form 1229 and/or statutory declaration such as

  • (i) Passport

    (ii) Driving License

  • Provide a birth certificate showing the names of both parents or an identification document issued by the government

  • Provide Form 1257 - Undertaking declaration if under 18 applicant is not staying with a relative or legal guardian

18- Letter of invitation from the Australian business

19- Proof of ongoing business activities between the Australian company and applicants such as

  • Contracts

  • Shipping orders

  • Invoices

  • Bills of lading

Basic Requirements of Australian Transit Visa (Subclass 771)

Required Documents
1- Completed Form 876 Application for a Transit Visa for Australia (Subclass 771)
2- Form 956a Appointment or withdrawal of an authorised recipient, if applicable
3- Form 956 Advice by a migration agent/exempt person of providing immigration assistance, if applicable
4- Valid passport or travel document (having validity of at least 6-8 months)
5- Provide a copy of national identity card
6- Evidence of visa to onward destination
7- Four recent passport size photographs for each person included in the application (taken in the last six months)
8- Proof of valid return ticket and/or travel itinerary to onward destination

9- For applicants under 18 years old:

  • Form 1229 - Consent form to grant an Australian visa to a child under the age of 18 years

  • A statutory declaration giving their consent for the child to visit Australia on this visa

  • Other supplementary documents of the person who has completed the Form 1229 and/or statutory declaration such as

  • (i) Passport

    (ii) Driving License

  • Provide a birth certificate showing the names of both parents or an identification document issued by the government

  • Provide Form 1257 - Undertaking declaration if under 18 applicant is not staying with a relative or legal guardian

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