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All visitors to Australia must have a valid visa to travel to and enter Australia (other than New Zealand passport holders who will normally be granted a Special Category visa on arrival, provided they meet health and character requirements; and permanent residents of Norfolk Island who may be granted a Permanent Resident of Norfolk Island visa on arrival).
Passport holders from eVisitor eligible countries are able to apply online for a visa to travel to and enter Australia. The most common visa for these passport holders is the eVisitor (Business stream).
EU passport holders are able to apply individually online for authorisation to travel to and enter Australia. The most common visa for these passport holders is the eVisitor.
eVisitor applications are free.
A separate online application form is required for each family member who holds a passport from an EU eligible country and wishes to travel with you to Australia, including children under the age of 18 who are included on your passport.
eVisitor Visa Countries
* eligible passport holders also have the option of applying for an ETA through your travel agent, airline, specialist service provider or an Australian visa office outside Australia. Note, travel agencies may choose to impose a fee to arrange an ETA on your behalf.
Passport holders from Electronic Authority Travel (ETA) countries are also able to apply for a visa online
to travel to and enter Australia.
There is no visa application charge for this visa but a service fee of $AUD20 is charged for online applications and travel agencies may choose to impose a fee to arrange an ETA on your behalf.
Hong Kong (SAR) *
United States of America
* A Hong Kong Document of Identity (HKDI) cannot be used to apply for an ETA. Residents of Hong Kong require a citizen passport to apply for this visa.
** Holders of Taiwanese passports can only be processed for an ETA if residing and applying in Taiwan. Applications can be lodged with an approved ETA travel agent in Taiwan, or Australian visa services office in Taipei.
A separate online application form is required for each family member who holds a passport from an
ETA-eligible country and wishes to travel with you to Australia, including children under the age of 18 who
are included on your passport.
All other passport holders need to submit a paper-based application for a Business (Short Stay) visa (subclass 456).
Download the Form 456 Application for a Business (Short Stay) visa:
Download Form 456 Checklist:
Locate the nearest Australian visa office:
For further information on Form 456 Paper Based Visa Application is available at: