Visas (Australia)

Travel Guide Oceania Australia Visas

Following is a list of visas available to you if you are planning to visit Australia as a tourist or backpacker, with a brief description for each one.

  • ETA - basically a tourist visa that you can apply for online (no stamp or visa in your passport). Only available to citizens of 32 countries.
  • Tourist Visa - the old school variety of visa, done in paper. Available to pretty much everyone. Generally allows visits of up to three or six months.
  • Working Holiday Visa - available to citizens of 14 countries aged 18 - 30 years old. Allows you to work and travel for up to 12 months.
  • Work and Holiday Visa - similar to the Working Holiday Visa, but it's only for citizens of Chile, Iran and Thailand.

For details about any other visas (business, student, worker, etc.), refer to the Australian immigration website.


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