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Australian Tourist Visa - Subclass 600

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Subclass 600

  • How long does it take to process visitor visa 600?

    The cost of a 12-month Visitor Visa (Subclass 600) - Tourist Stream (Apply from Australia) is $475AUD. As a rule, paperwork is processed in under 26 days.

  • How long can I stay in Australia on a subclass 600 visa?

    This multi-entry, long-validity coupon is a great way to save money. The duration of a visitor's visa might be up to six years. Each visit to Australia by a visa holder is limited to a maximum of three months.

  • Can I extend visitor visa subclass 600?

    If your subclass 600 visa is due to expire, you should apply for an Australian Visitor Visa Extension. Depending on your situation, it can grant you an additional three, six, or twelve months of stay. Only visitors who seek to extend their stay in Australia beyond the original visa's expiration date will be granted this extension.

  • Can I work in Australia with a 600 visa?

    You can stay in Australia for up to 12 months as a tourist, cruise ship passenger, or medical treatment visa category 600. However, employment is not permitted.

Tourist (Visitor) Visa - Subclass 600

An Australian tourist visa, also known as the Visitor visa (subclass 600), allows individuals to visit Australia for tourism or recreational purposes for up to three, six, or twelve months. Whether you're planning to visit family and friends, explore Australia's natural wonders, or experience its rich cultural heritage, this visa is your gateway to an unforgettable journey. If your immediate family member is living in Australia as an Australian Resident or Australia citizen then you may be eligible for Visitor visa Subclass 600 Family Stream.

Information for Tourist Visa Subclass 600

You can travel to Australia to visit your immediate family member, or to have a holiday or for a business visit purpose.
You can stay in Australia for 3 months, 6 months or 12 months.For Stay more than 12 months, you must have a valid reason.
Visa Application Charge (VAC) is varied and range from $190 to $475. For Onshore applicants the visa applicantion charges are $475 and for Offshore applicants the charges are $190.
Specific Country Passport Holders might be eligible for eVisitor Visa subclass 651. To check your eligibility, feel free to call our friendly team at (03) 7014 6424
Visa application fee for the Electronical Travel Authority (ETA Visa Subclass 601) is Nil. You must be holding a passport of a specific countries. To check your eligibility, feel free to call our friendly team at (03) 7014 6424

Tourist Visa Streams

Guide to obtaining an Australian Tourist Visa. Tourist visa comes with five different streams:

Tourist Stream
Business visa stream
Sponsored family stream
Approved destination status stream
Frequent Traveller Stream

Requirements and Applicanton Process for Tourist Visa Subclass 600

Before you embark on your adventure, it's crucial to understand the requirements and process for obtaining an Australian tourist visa. This guide will provide you with all the information you need to successfully apply for your visa and make your Australian travel dreams a reality.You may get this visa if you are travelling to Australia for the following reasons:

Visiting a family member
Business visitor activities
Travelling to spend a vocation and explore Australia

If you are currently in Australia and holding a substantive visa, you can apply for the Tourist visa only if you are holding a valid visa and the condition 8503 is not imposed. Unless the department has waived the condition 8503 on the compelling and compassionate ground. The applicants in Australian can lodge the tourist visa only in Tourist Stream and the base application charges are $475. The applicant may make an oral application for the visa only if the applicant is in Australia and holds a subclass 600 (visitor visa ) or a subclass 676 (Tourist) visa.

Requirements for an Australian Tourist visa subclass 600

You must have a valid passport with at least six months' validity from the date of your intended arrival in Australia.
You must meet health and character requirements. This may involving undergoing a medical examination or providing police clearaance certificates, depending on your circumstances.
Have sufficient funds to support your travel and stay in Australia
A genuine intention to travel Australia for tourism, family visit or business activity purpose. This includes demonstrating ties to your home country, such as employment, family, or property ownership.
You may be required to hold a health insurance cover for the duration of your stay in Australia
If you are visiting a family member, you sponsor may be required to pay a security bond under the family stream

Visitor visa for the Parent of Australian Permanant Residents or Australian Citizens

If you are an Australian permanant resident or citizen, you may consider applying a visitor visa for your parents. Parent (Migrant) visa required meeting the balance testing requirement and has a long waiting time of up to 29 years. Please contact us for more details.

I am in Australia and my tourist visa is about to expire ?

If you are in Australia and holding a temporary visa and your visa is about to expire. You should apply for a new visa before your current visa expires to maintain your legal stay in the country.

If you are already in Australia, you can consider the following option:

You may apply for another tourist visa.

You can also consider applying for the work visa if you have the right skills, qualification and satisfactory English score unless exempted.
You can consider applying for the student visa if you make all the ticks for the student visa criterion and you are a genuine temporary entrant and a genuine student.
If you are applying for the new visa, you may be granted with the Bridging Visa to maintain you stay lawful in the country until the decision is made on your application.
If your visa has already expired, then you should be looking to lodge a Bridging E Visa immediately to maintain your lawful stay in Australia. This visa will allow you to make all the necessary arrangement and let you depart Australia safely.

Application Process for an Australian Tourist Visa – Document Checklist

Online Application: Start by lodging an online application through the Department of Home Affairs departmental portal or through a registered migration agent.
Complete form 956 if you have appointed a Registered Migration Agent to communicate with the department on your behalf.
Application Visa fee: Pay the relevant visa application fee, which varies depending on your location and other factors.
Documentation: Prepare and submit supporting documents, including your passport, recent photographs, proof of finances, travel itinerary, and any additional documents requested by the immigration authorities.
Letter of invitation if you are visiting a friend or a family member
Travel Plan if you are vising under tourist stream
Biometric Information: If required, you may need to provide biometric information (such as fingerprints and photographs) at a visa application center.
To establish your sincere intent to return home, include documents like a letter from your employer confirming your job continuation post-travel, proof of school or college enrollment, evidence of supporting or residing with family, documentation of residential status and return facilities in your country, and proof of significant assets owned there.

What you can do upon Grant of Australian Tourist Visa Subclass 600

Upon grant of Tourist Visa 600, you can travel to Australia for vocation, to visit a family member or a close friend. Tourist Visa comes with different travel facilities:

You might be able to enter Australia once and then will need to apply for a new tourist visa if you want to return to Australia again. That means your tourist visa is granted for single entry.
You might have Multiple-entry travel facilities and can enter Australia as many times as you want and remain in Australia for the specific time mentioned on your tourist Visa Grant Letter.

Applicant can check the visa expiry date and the conditions imposed on their visa or through VEVO.

Visa Conditions on Australian Tourist Visa:

Tourist visa may come with various visa condition. It is important to check the visa grant letter and thoroughly read the imposed visa conditions.
If the visa is a subclass 600 visa in the sponsored Family stream, conditions 8101, 8201, 8503 and 8531 must be imposed.
If the visa is a subclass 600 visa in the Business Visitor stream, conditions 8115 and 8201 must be imposed and 8503 may be imposed.
If the visa is a subclass 600 visa in the Approved Destination Status stream, conditions 8101, 8207, 8503 and 8530 must be imposed.
If the visa is a subclass 600 visa in the Frequesnt Traveller stream, conditions 8115, 8201, 8503, 8516, 8527, 8531, 8572, 8573 and 8609 must be imposed.

To increase your chances of a successful visa application, consider the following tips:

✅ Apply Early: Submit your visa application well in advance of your planned travel dates to allow sufficient time for processing.
✅ Provide Accurate Information: Ensure all information provided in your application is accurate and consistent with your supporting documents.
✅ Be Transparent: Disclose any relevant information truthfully, including previous visa refusals or immigration violations.
✅ Seek Professional Advice: If you're unsure about any aspect of the visa application process, consider seeking assistance from a registered migration agent. or immigration lawyer.
✅ Keep Copies: Maintain copies of all your application documents, correspondence, and visa grant letter for your records.

If you need help lodging your tourist visa application, you can book an appointment with our experienced registered migration agent who will guide you how this system work.

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