Australia Tourist Visa
|Application type||Proccesing time *||Embasy||TPS Fee||Total|
|U.S. CITIZEN Multiple 1 year||24 to 48 hours *||$85|
|NON U.S. CITIZEN Up to 1 year||20 to 30 business days *||$133.90||$175||$308.90|
AUSTRALIA VISA SERVICE
Instructions for U.S. Citizen
-Scanned copy of the U.S. passport
Instructions for NON U.S. Citizen
Australian visa application form. Enter the form online. Print the completed form.
Notarized copy of passport. A NOTARIZED copy of your valid, signed passport with at least 6 months validity. Please do NOT send your original passport.
Passport-type photograph: 2
Proof of Status. Copy of Green Card or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, DS-2019, H1B approval notice, etc.)
Itinerary. Copy of an itinerary or flight reservation from an airline or travel agent. Please do not purchase tickets until the visa has been issued.
Bank statement. Copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.
Employment Letter. Copy of a letter from your employer on business letterhead, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job. If you are self-employed, include a copy of your business license and tax return. For students, please submit an official letter from your school indicating that you are in good standing and that you are registered for the upcoming semester. If you are retired please submit proof of your retirement fund.
Hotel Reservations. Copy of hotel reservations (Applicant's name must be on Hotel Reservation).
Personal Invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date. You will also need to provide proof of the host's status in Australia ie. copy of their Australia passport's information page, or, if they are not a citizen of Australia, copies of their Australia residence permit and their national passport's information pages.
Host's Bank Statement. If you will be receiving financial support from a host or other sponsor in Australia, please provide a copy of that individual's bank statement. Please note that the invitation letter from your host should specifically state the types of support they will be providing (financial, accommodations, etc).
Mortgage/Lease. A copy of the applicant's mortgage or lease. If renting without a lease, please submit a letter from the owner of the house stating the duration and the contract terms of your stay.
Personal Letter. A personal letter from the applicant addressed to the Embassy of Australia, explaining the purpose of the trip, dates of travel, cities to be visited, and place of accommodation.
Please be advised that the Embassy of Australia may extend the processing time up to 6 weeks for certain applicants. This decision is entirely at the embassy's discretion.