Category Archive: Visitor Visa

Jan 07 2018

Can A Visitor Visa Holder Change to a Working Visa Holder

Changing from a Visitor Visa Holder to a Working Visa Holder in Australia

When in Australia on a Visitor Visa, some people decide they would like to stay, and begin working in Australia.

A Visitor Visa does not permit working, and would result in deportation and a future ban on entry onto Australia, if this did happen.

Changing to a Working Visa is often considered, but it is not as easy as that. The person would need to apply for a new type of Visa that did permit working, and often that means leaving Australia to do so.

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May 05 2016

Visitor visa Extensions Subclass 600

Applying in Australia for a Subclass 600 Visitor Visa Extension For people in Australia who want to apply online to extend their stay for tourism purposes. You will be required to meet all of the following: hold a substantive visa (not a bridging visa) not have condition 8503 ‘No further stay’ imposed on your current …

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May 01 2016

Australian Visitor Visa Rejection Rate

90,000 Visitor Visas to Australia Rejected in a single year 90,000 sounds like a lot of Visa rejections, at first glance. But how bad is it really ? That figure of 90,000 came from a calculation based on the Dec 2014 quarter Immigration statistics which show that 97.7% of all Visitor visa applications in that …

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Apr 23 2016

Australian Visitor Visa Processing Times

Processing Times for getting an Australian Visitor Visa Tourist Stream Visitor Visa Processing Times The average time for processing a Tourist Stream Visitor Visa was 5 days during April to June 2015. Straightforward applications averaged 1 day, while the more complicated applications averaged 10 days. (These will normally be the automatic Electronic Visas issued to …

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Apr 23 2016

ETA Visa for Australia

Electronic Travel Authority (subclass 601) The Average processing time for this visa is less than one day https://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/601- Most ETAs are issued immediately by computer links between the Department, travel agents, airlines and specialist service providers around the world. In a small number of cases, some additional processing is required. The ETA system was introduced …

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Mar 21 2016

No Further Stay Condition on ETA Visitor Visa

No Further Stay Condition on ETA visa An often asked question is: ‘Can a No Further Stay Condition be imposed on an ETA visa 601″ The answer that I have seen so many times is: NO. It appears this is a popular visa for people to get, when they wish to marry an Australian and …

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Sep 21 2015

Visitor Visa Extension to Australia

Can an Australian Visitor Visa be Extended? Well, on the Immigration website it clearly states the option for: Visitor visa (subclass 600) Application and Visitor visa extension But both lead to the same online application form. Both those links lead to: Visitor e600 Visa Online Applications