eVisitor Online Application
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Online applications can be made using a computer with an Internet connection.
You are encouraged to complete your application with as much information as possible at time of lodgement. Applications with missing information may take longer to finalise.
Important: When completing the online application you must avoid copying and pasting 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 '
|Applications must be made from outside Australia||
eVisitor is available online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for applicants outside Australia who want to visit Australia for tourism or business purposes.
eVisitor applications are free. There is no application charge or service fee.
An eVisitor allows the holder to travel to Australia as many times as required within the validity period, which is 12 months from the date of issue. The maximum length of each visit is three months.
An eVisitor application has to be completed by all family members travelling to Australia, including children.
Important: If you apply for an eVisitor whilst holding another visa, your current visa may no longer be valid should you be granted an eVisitor. If you hold a valid visa we recommended that you contact the department before lodging an eVisitor application.
|Outside Australia||You will need to use your Saved Application ID and password. Saved applications will be stored for 28 days. Your application can only be processed when you have submitted your application.||Continue a Saved Application|
To complete an application you may be required to attach supporting documentation.
See: Attaching documents to an eVisitor Application
You will need to use your Transaction Reference Number (TRN).
Note: Most eVisitor applications are granted quickly. However, some applications will be referred to the department for manual assessment. These applications have a service standard of 2 to 10 working days for finalisation.
|Check the Progress of your Application|
If you are granted an eVisitor you do not need a visa label in your passport. Instead, you will be sent notification of the grant by email. Please keep this notification as it describes the conditions that apply to your eVisitor.
Please read all available information before commencing the application. If you are experiencing difficulty within the application, most fields have help that can be accessed by clicking on the symbol.
Before you ask for additional help about this visa, you should read all the available web content and the visa information form.
See: Visitors FAQ
If the help within the application does not meet your needs please contact the department.
See: Visa Enquiries – eVisitor