Visitor Visa Options
We know you are super excited to see the wonders of Australia. Its beaches, deserts, the blush and whatnot. It is a beautiful place to travel but before you even start dreaming about lofting in those beautiful beaches and deserts, make sure your visa formalities are done and you are all ready to fly.
1) Who needs a visa for Australia?
All persons, other than Australian citizens require a visa or authority to enter Australia. All Indian citizens require an Australia visa.
2) How long before the start of the intended visit should I apply for an Australia Visa?
Applicants are advised to apply in advance but not earlier then 90 days prior to the date of travel. The Australian High Commission recommends that you apply at least 3 weeks prior to your date of travel to accommodate any unforeseen processing delays.
3) Should I purchase my airline ticket before traveling?
You should not purchase non-refundable tickets or accommodation prior to the grant of a visa. Any such purchases are the sole responsibility of the visa applicant. The Department of Home Affairs recommends that you lodge your Australia Visa application well ahead of your proposed travel date and finalize travel arrangements after visa issue.
4) Is Australia Visa a sticker Visa OR an E–Visa?
The Australia Visa is an E-Visa i.e. it is not a Sticker visa endorsed on the passport, once decision is taken by the Australian High Commission; E-Visa will be mailed on the registered Email ID which is mentioned on the visa form.