Australia Visa Info
Electronic Travel Authority
An Electronic Travel Authority is an electronically stored authority for travel to Australia, and is accessible by Australian border agencies, airlines and travel agents. It's required that you obtain an Electronic Travel Authority if you intend to travel to Australia.
All non-citizens require a Visa or Electronic Travel Authority to enter Australia. The great advantage of this system is that it is 100% electronic, which allows you to visit Australia without the need to apply through a departmental office for the traditional paper visa.
When your application is granted, it is electronically linked to your passport. It is for short term stays for tourism or business visitor activities.
You are from an Electronic Travel Authority eligible country.
You are outside Australia at the time of applying.
Your visit to Australia is either for tourism, visiting friends or relatives, or short-term business purposes. Business Purposes such as: Participating in conferences, trade fairs or seminars, as long as you are not being paid by the organizers for your participation; Making general business or employment enquiries; Contract research projects, agreements, review; Activities carried out as part of an official government-to-government visit.
Your passport must be valid for 6 months from the day you enter Australia.
You must have had no major criminal convictions, in which you served more than 1 year in jail.
You must not have tuberculosis at the time of travel into, and within, Australia.
You must not work while in Australia.
You must not study for more than three months.
The Eligible Countries of Electronic Travel Authority
|Andorra||Austria||Belgium||British - Citizen||Brunei|
|United States||Vatican City State (Holy See)|
Conditions of Australia Electronic Travel Authority
You can enter Australia as many times as you want for the duration of 12 months from the date your Electronic Travel Authority is granted, or until the expiry date of your passport, whichever is earlier.
You can stays of up to 3 months (90days) at a time, with an electronic Visa.
You're not required to have an Electronic Travel Authority issued if your purpose of visit is for Transit.
Example of Approval Notification
The application process for a Electronic Travel Authority consists of fewer formalities in comparison to formal documental system. After successfully applying for an Electronic Travel Authority, you will receive your approved travel authorization from us via e-mail.
Please, conform the example of the successful confirmation that you will receive in PDF format after your Travel Authorization application is approved.