From 23 March 2013 this visa is no longer open to new applicants.
See: Visitor & Medical Treatment visas
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You must comply with your eVisitor conditions while in Australia. A breach of these conditions may result in your eVisitor being cancelled and you may have to leave Australia.
- You must not engage in any studies or training for more than three months.
- You must be free from tuberculosis at the time of travel to, and entry into, Australia.
- You must not have any criminal convictions, for which the sentence or sentences are for a total period of 12 months duration or more (whether served or not), at the time of travel to, and entry into, Australia.
If any of the above conditions apply to you we suggest you contact your nearest Australian visa office before lodging an eVisitor application.
If you apply for an eVisitor for business purposes, you must not:
- work in Australia except in strictly limited circumstances, for example if the work is highly specialised and non ongoing
- undertake work in Australia that can be done by an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
If you apply for an eVisitor for tourist purposes:
- You must not work whilst in Australia. Limited volunteer work may be acceptable.
In general terms, you may be able to work as a volunteer whilst on an eVisitor if:
- your main purpose in visiting Australia is tourism, and any voluntary work remains incidental to tourism
- the work involved would not otherwise be undertaken, in return for wages, by an Australian resident
- the work is genuinely voluntary and no remuneration is received in return for the activities.
Note: It is acceptable, under the conditions of an eVisitor, to receive meals, accommodation and/ or reimbursement of out-of-pocket living expenses in return for voluntary work.
If you have had any criminal convictions in any country, you may want to consider applying for a Tourist visa (subclass 676), rather than an eVisitor. If arriving on an eVisitor with criminal convictions, you could be refused entry into Australia.
It is recommended that you take out health and/or travel insurance for yourself and your family members each time you travel to Australia. You will not be covered by Australia's national health scheme, unless your country has a reciprocal health care agreement with Australia. Reciprocal medical arrangements exist with some countries.