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Before you begin your trip to Australia, check the visa requirements. All travellers to Australia need a valid passport and everyone (except travellers with Australian or New Zealand passports) requires an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) or visa to enter Australia. You must hold an ETA or visa before travelling to Australia.
ETAs and eVisitor Visas are the same as a visa, but there is no stamp or label in your passport and you don't have to visit an Australian Visa Office to submit an application. ETAs and eVisas are issued for short-stay tourists and business travellers to Australia from certain countries. All other travellers, including working holidaymakers, students and long-stay tourists must carry a visa.
To make it easy for you, you can apply for ETAs and several e-visa categories online.
Who can access an eVisa?
Apply for your Australian Visa now
You may be eligible to apply for an e-visa via the Internet or alternatively, you may need to apply for a visa through an Australian Visa Office, or by contacting your travel agent or any specialist service provider.
These offices provide visa and immigration-related services including:
Find an Australian Visa Office
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