Visa Information

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). To attend the ANZA Workshop 2016 you will need to apply for a business visa. The passport which you hold determines whether you can apply for an eVisitor, ETA or business visitor visa. The following information will help you identify the right visa and application process applicable to you.

Visa Options

eVisitor

European Union (EU) passport holders, and some other European passport holders, are eligible to apply individually online for an eVisitor visa to travel to and enter Australia. For a business event, the most appropriate visa for passport holders from the following countries is the eVisitor (Business stream):

  • Andorra1
  • Austria1
  • Belgium1
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark1
  • Estonia
  • Finland1
  • France1
  • Germany1
  • Greece1
  • Hungary
  • Iceland1
  • Ireland1
  • Italy1
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein1
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg1
  • Malta1
  • Monaco1
  • Norway1
  • Poland
  • Portugal1
  • Republic of San Marino1
  • Romania
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain1
  • Sweden1
  • Switzerland1
  • The Netherlands1
  • United Kingdom - British Citizen1
  • Vatican City1

Further information can be found at www.immi.gov.au/visitors/tourist/evisitor.

Applications can be made at www.immi.gov.au/e_visa/evisitor.htm.

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.

1eligible passport holders also have the option of applying for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) (subclass 601) 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.

 

Electronic Travel Authority (ETA)

Passport holders from the following Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) eligible countries are able to apply for a visa online to travel to and enter Australia:

  • Brunei
  • Canada
  • Hong Kong (SAR)2
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan3
  • United Kingdom - British National (Overseas)
  • United States of America

 

2A 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.

3Holders 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 via the Australian visa services office in Taipei.

Further information can be found at www.eta.immi.gov.au.

Applications can be made at www.eta.immi.gov.au.

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. 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.

 

Business Visitor Stream

Passport holders not eligible for an eVisitor or an ETA can apply for the Visitor visa (Subclass 600) in the Business Visitor stream. This visa is for business people travelling to Australia for a short business visit. This includes going to a conference, negotiation or meeting. You cannot work for, or provide services to, a business or organisation in Australia, and you are not allowed to sell goods or services to the public. You must be outside Australia when you apply and when the visa is decided.

Passport holders from a number of countries are eligible to apply online. Further information can be found at http://www.immi.gov.au/e_visa/600.htm.
If you are not eligible to apply online, you should use form 1415 application for a visitor (business stream) visa (Subclass 600): www.immi.gov.au/allforms/pdf/1415.pdf.

More information on this visa is available at www.immi.gov.au/visas/visitor/600/applicants.htm.

A visa application charge of $AUD130 will need to be paid when applying for this visa.