People who hold a passport from an eligible country are eligible to apply online application for a Visitor visa (subclass 600).
Important: We recommend that clients hold a passport valid for at least six months. A visitor visa can usually be granted only to a client with a valid passport.
Start an application
To start an online application you will need to login to your ImmiAccount. If you do not have an ImmiAccount you will be prompted to create one.
You must add as much information as possible before you submit your application. Applications with missing information might take longer to finalise.
When completing your online application you must not copy and paste bullet points, numbering, accents etc from formatted documents into the free text fields. Only use numbers 0 – 9 and letters A – Z (upper and lower case), dashes '-' and underscores '_'.
Who is this for
|Visitor visa (subclass 600)
||For eligible passport holders outside Australia who want to visit Australia for tourism or business purposes. You can submit an online application at any time. You can also use a registered travel agent, airline service or specialist provider to lodge an online application on your behalf.
|Visitor visa extension
||For people in Australia and want to apply online to extend their stay for tourism purposes. You will be required to meet all of the following:
- hold a substantive visa
- not have condition 8503 'No further stay' imposed on your current visa or have been granted an 8503 waiver
- meet all the eligibility criteria for this visa.
|Extend your stay in Australia
To complete an application you might be required to attach supporting documentation. You will need to check the relevant document checklist on the visa subclass page.
Eligible passport holders
- Czech Republic
- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)
- Hong Kong (SAR PRC)
- Federated States of Micronesia
- The Netherlands
- Papua New Guinea
- Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
- San Marino
- Slovak Republic
- South Korea
- Republic of Sudan
- United Arab Emirates
- United Kingdom - British Citizen
- United States of America
- Vatican City (Holy See).
*Must not purport to be an official or diplomatic passport.
If you are not eligible to make an online application you should submit a paper application for the Visitor visa (subclass 600 - Tourist Stream, which can be lodged at your nearest Australian Immigration office.
Track and manage your application
You will need to login to your ImmiAccount. If you do not have an account you will need to create one to access online visa services. You can use your account to:
Note: If you started your application before 6 December 2013 you will need to import your application into your ImmiAccount.
- continue a saved application
- attach documents
- check progress of your application.
Transaction Reference Number
A Transaction Reference Number (TRN) is a unique number assigned to each online application. You will need this to:
- track and manage your application
- identify your application when you communicate with us
- check your visa entitlements.
Australian visa label requirements
If you are granted an online Visitor visa (subclass 600) you do not need a visa label in your passport. Instead, you will be sent notification of the grant of your visa to your nominated postal or email address. Please keep this notification as it describes the conditions that apply to your visa.
Before you start your application you should read all the information about the Visitor visa (subclass 600).
More information about the Visitor visa online application can be accessed from the Visitors FAQ.
Help for ImmiAccount is available through the ImmiAccount FAQs.
If you have read all of the available information, and you still require help, contact us with your enquiry.