What is the eVisitor Visa?

The eVisitor Visa, Subclass 651, is a free temporary visa which allows you to visit  Australia for touristic and business visitor purposes. You can stay in Australia for up to 3 months in a 12-month time frame. To apply for the eVisitor visa, you must hold a passport from one of the eligible countries.

 

Am I eligible to apply for the eVisitor Visa?

What are the requirements for the eVisitor Visa? You may meet the requirements if you

  • have an eligible passport
  • you have enough money to stay in Australia during your trip
  • only intend to stay temporarily in Australia
  • meet health and character requirements

See eligible countries for the eVisitor Visa

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Republic of San Marino
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom – British Citizen
  • Vatican City

 

What are the benefits of the 651 Visa?

With the eVisitor Visa (Subclass 651) you can:

  • travel to Australia and stay for up to 3 months at a time within 12 months
  • study and train for up to 3 months (If you are planning to study consider a Student Visa)
  • have business visits, conference, trade fair or seminar

 

What are the costs of the 651 Visa?

The eVisitor Visa is free so the Department of Home Affairs visa cost for the main applicant of the eVisitor visa is AUD $0.

 

How long does it take to get the 651 Visa?

The Department of Home Affairs assesses applications on a case-by-case basis and the processing time is 3 months for the eVisitor Visa. Completing application with necessary documents, responding to any requests quickly and providing required information can help expedite the process.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I extend the Visitor Visa?

You cannot extend the eVisitor Visa. You need to apply for the same or another visa to remain in Australia.

Can re-enter Australia while my visa is valid?

The eVisitor is granted with multiple entries so you can leave and re-enter Australia as many times as you want while the eVisitor Visa is valid.

 

Why choose Withstand Lawyers for the eVisitor Visa?

Withstand Lawyers specialises in immigration law and has experienced legal professionals and resources required to provide you with the guidance and representation that is needed to ensure you reach your immigration goals. Please book a meeting or call us on 1800 952 901 for professional assistance.

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