How to Get an Australia Tourist Visa or Business Visa

Australia Tourist or Business Visa

Australia Tourist or Business Visa

  • Visa required for U.S. citizens?  YesU.S. citizens need to get a visa before going to Australia.
  • Visa required for non-U.S. citizens?  Yes, unless you hold a New Zealand passport.
  • Go to my Australia visa page for information on other types of visas for Australia.

Who Can Apply?

  • Tourists, working holiday, people transiting, visiting family or friends, or visiting for business or an event.
  • Business trip for stays less than 90 days.

How to Apply?

  • Getting a visa for Australia as a U.S. Passport holder is INCREDIBLY simple.  I’ll explain the simple process below:
If You Hold a United States Passport
  • Most U.S. passport holders traveling to Australia for tourism or business purposes for less than 90 days can obtain an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA).
  • In order to apply, click on the button that says “Apply for ETA” in the upper left of this page here
  1. Complete the Online Application.
  2. Enter the passport and travel information for each traveler.
  3. After you submit payment, your application will be processed instantly and linked to your passport number.
  4. That’s it my friend!  Your ETA status will be confirmed by email within a few minutes.
If You DO NOT Hold a United States Passport

Click here.

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