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The Required Travel Documents for Australia

If you consider to travel in Australia for tourism or for a business purpose, you have to obtain a visa or an ETA to be able to enter the territory. To apply for this travel document, there are other documents you must have. In order to visit the country without any problem, here are the required documents.

For a Tourist Visa Australia

To obtain your tourist eVisitor or ETA Australia, you just have to apply for it online, by inserting a copy of your valid passport. You will need to accept the following statement when applying an ETA on a specialized website: “I attest on my honor to have a criminal record without conviction of more than 12 months”. To be eligible for a tourist eVisitor, you must:

  • Be in possession of a valid passport for 6 months after the date of departure from Australia.
  • Be outside Australia when you apply for your eVisitor or ETA.
  • Be outside Australia when eVisitor or ETA is issued.

Everything can be done on the Internet if you are a national from an eligible country. The ETA Australia cost is affordable as you can see on this page.

For a Business Visa Australia

To obtain your business eVisitor or ETA for Australia, you can also do the application online by inserting a copy of your passport. As for the tourist visa applicants, you have to certify on your honor to have a criminal record without conviction of more than 12 months. To be able to apply for an ETA or an eVisitor Australia, the same conditions above are still required:

  • Be in possession of a valid passport for 6 months after the date of departure from Australia.
  • Be outside Australia when you apply for your electronic travel document.
  • Be outside Australia when the electronic travel authorization is issued.

For Any Other Type of Visa Australia

Among the eligible countries for an ETA Australia is France, Japan, Italy, the UK, the USA, Germany, Canada, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Andorra, Greece and other more. You should find on the chosen website the full list. If you country is not on that list, you will have to request a traditional visa in the Australian Embassy nearest to you. Also, if you need a totally different type of visa from the two mentioned above, the procedures will not be the same. They can even differ form a country to another. Therefore, prefer to get more information at the Australian embassy.

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