Visa Application Charges 1 July 2018 [Complete List]

On 21 June, the Australian Government signed off on a new legislative instrument which will see the cost of applying for a visa increasing from 1 July 2018.  The increased visa application charges will affect all visa applications lodged on, or after 1 July 2018 for most types of Australian …

Australian Visa Finder

Do you need help to work out which visa you need?  The Australian Visa Finder can help you find the visa which is most likely to suit your circumstances. You can access the Australian Visa Finder on the Department of Home Affairs official website. This handy tool includes the most …

Invictus Games Sydney 2018 – Which visa do I need to come to Australia?

The 2018 Invictus Games will be held in Sydney, Australia from 18-29 October at various venues. Today we provide some useful information and tips for the wounded, ill and injured servicemen and women and their supporters travelling to Australia for the Games. What visa do I need to attend the …

Frequent Traveller Visitor visa for Chinese tourists

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has commenced its trial of the new 10-year ‘Frequent Traveller’ Visitor visa for holders of People’s Republic of China passports who are applying from within mainland China. The frequent traveller visitor visa is available to Chinese citizens who travel frequently to Australia for short visits.  …

Australian visa lodgement in Simplified Chinese for Chinese visitors

  The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has announced that from 12 December2016, visa applicants in China will be able to lodge visitor visa applications in Chinese through a new online service provided by Australian Visa Application Centres (AVACs). The new optional online Visitor visa (Subclass 600) Tourist stream allows …

Australian Visa Application Centres in Turkey

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has announced the introduction of visa application lodgement and biometrics collection services for applicants in Turkey. Three Australian Visa Application Centres in Turkey commenced operation this month. The centres will accept visa applications and collect biometrics from applicants located in Turkey from the following …