Australian ETA Tourist Visa (Electronic
An Australian ETA is an electronic visa for travellers
who are entering Australia for tourism or business purposes
(eg attending a conference, business meeting or business negotiations)
for trips no longer than 3 months.
The Australian visa is digitally assigned to your passport
number supplied at the time of application, removing the need
for labels and stamps previously issued by the Australian
To apply you must have one of the following passports
An Australian ETA visa costs £15 when travelling
from the United Kingdom/Ireland. You can apply on
line or call us direct.
Those who hold dual nationality, please call us on 01270 250 590 before submitting your application.
Confirmation of your Australian visa will be posted to you at
NO EXTRA COST
An ETA is valid on your passport for 12 months from date
of issue, and is multiple entry until your visa expires.
Your ETA visa will only be valid for a maximum or 12
months from the date of issue if your passport expires
within the 12 month period your visa will also expire
on that date.
An ETA is not designed to allow repeated extended stays in
Australia. If you wish to spend long periods in Australia for
tourism purposes, you may wish to consider applying for Tourist
visa (subclass 676) or an alternate visa that suits your purposes.
An ETA visa can in most cases be issued by Visas Australia
Ltd within 24 hours and a confirmation (receipt) of your
visa will be emailed to you. Over weekends and bank
holidays, processing times may be extended.
Some ETA applications can occasionally be referred by
the Australian Government for manual processing, this
will affect the delivery time of your visa and should
be taken into consideration whilst planning your trip.
If your application is made with us we will not charge
you an additional fee for a referral.
This is not an automated service, Visas Australia
Ltd. employ highly trained, specialist staff to process
each visa application to avoid issues that often arise
with automated systems. If your departure date is immanent
or you are at the airport please contact us direct to
avoid any unnecessary delays.
Visas Australia Ltd do charge £15.00 per passport to issue
an ETA visa, you also receive an email or paper confirmation
that there is an Electronic Travel Authority Visa assigned
to your passport number(this is not your actual visa).
If you have a criminal record whether current or not when travelling
to Australia please contact Visa Australia for further information before
applying for your Australian Visa on +44 (0) 1270 626 626.
Visa Australia Ltd strongly recommends
you do not purchase a travel ticket until your visa has been
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If your passport is
not eligible for an ETA visa you will require a Subclass 676 Australian visa.
This can only be done manually via a Form 48R. Please contact
us direct in order to receive a full application pack and
Visa Australia the specialists in processing and issuing Australian visas for the tourist visiting Australia