Visitor Visa

VISITOR VISA (Subclass 600)

Features of Visitor Visa (Subclass 600)

  • Visit Australia as a Tourist.

  • Visit Australia to meet friends or family.

  • Visit Australia for business visitor purposes.

  • Get visa up to three, six or twelve months.

  • Minimal application charges i.e. as per the current information from the official website, it is AUD 130 to AUD 335.

  • Faster Visa application process i.e. officially it is said that 75% application is assessed in 17 days and 90% in 28 days.

  • An online process with no hardcopy documents required.

Who could get this visa?

To grant this visa, you must:

  • Meet health requirements.

  • Meet the character requirements.

  • Have enough funds to support your stay in Australia.

  • Be a genuine visitor.

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Conditions to Visitor Visa (Subclass 600)

  • 8101 - No Work (You must not work in Australia while on Visitor Visa)

  • 8201 - Maximum 3 months study (While in Australia, you must not engage in more than 3 months of studies or training)

  • 8501 – Maintain adequate Health Insurance (You must have and maintain your health insurance for the whole of your stay)

  • 8503 – No further Stay (While being on Visitor Visa, you can’t apply for any other Australia Visa except Protection Visa)

  • 8531 - Must Leave before Visa expiry (Before your Visitor visa expires, you must have to leave Australia)

  • 8558 – Non-Resident (Cannot stay more than 12 months in any 18 months period)

Types of Streams

  1. 1. Tourist Stream (apply in Australia/apply outside Australia) (Visit as Tourist/Visit your family or friends)

  2. 2. Sponsored Family Stream (Get sponsored by an eligible family member who is either Permanent Resident or Citizen of Australia and meet them in Australia)

  3. 3. Business Visitor Stream (Visit Australia for Business reasons, conferences or negotiations but not for work)

  4. 4. Approved Destination Status Stream (This visa stream is for Citizens from certain areas of China visiting Australia on a tour organized by an approved travel agent)

  5. 5. Frequent Traveler Stream (This is for Citizens of the People’s Republic of China who travel frequently to Australia for business or personal reasons)