Tourist-Visa Categories 

These visas are for people who want to visit Australia for a holiday, sightseeing, social or recreational reasons, to visit relatives, friends or for other short-term non-work purposes. This visa holders are not permitted work in Australia.

Visitor Visa-Subclass 600Tourist Visa

This visa is for people who want to travel Australia as tourists, for business or to visit family. This is a temporary visa that allows applicant to stay in Australia of up to 3 or 6 or 12 months. Applicants can apply from both outside and in Australia. Some tourists or business visitors are eligible to lodge an online application for an e600 Tourist visa.

Electronic Travel Authority Visa-Subclass 601

This visa is an electronically issued authority for visits to Australia for tourism or business purposes for up to 3 months and available to passport holders from an eligible countries and regions, who are outside Australia.

eVisitors-Subclass 651

This visa is an electronically issued authority for visits to Australia for tourism or business purposes for up to 3 months. This visa is available to passport holders from the European Union and a number of other European countries, who are outside Australia.

Tourist Visa-Subclass 676

Visitor Visa

This is a temporary visa that allows applicants to stay in Australia of up to 3 or 6 or 12 months. Applicants can apply from both outside and in Australia. This visa is no longer open to new applicants.

Working Holiday-Visa Categories 

These visas are for applicants visiting Australia primarily for tourism purposes, these applicants are granted limited work rights. Applicants must be between 18 and 30 years old.

Working Holiday Visa-Subclass 417

This visa allows applicants have an extended holiday while supplementing their funds with short-term work in Australia. The visa is available for people from Belgium, Canada, Republic of Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan and United Kingdom.

Work and Holiday Visa-Subclass 462

This visa allows applicants have an extended holiday while supplementing their funds with short-term work in Australia. The visa is available for applicants from Argentina, Bangladesh, Chile, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Thailand, Turkey, the USA and Uruguay, on holiday and work visas in Australia.

Retirement-Visa Categories 

These visas are for retirees who are 55 years of age and over who want to spend their retirement years in Australia.

Investor Retirement Visa-Subclass 405

This is a temporary visa for people aged 55 years or older who have no dependants and who are able to make a significant long term financial investment in Australia. This visa is not a pathway to a permanent visa.

Retirement Visa-Subclass 410

This visa is not available to new visa applicants and is only available to people who currently hold this visa and their partners, or to former Retirement visa holders and their partners who have not held another substantive visa since their last Retirement visa was granted.

Medical Treatment

Medical Treatment Visa-Subclass 602

This visa is a temporary visa. It allows people to travel to, or remain in, Australia for medical treatment or medical consultations for a period of up to three months if applying when you are outside of Australia, or up to 12 months if applying when you are in Australia.