Visitor visa (subclass 600)

Tourist stream will (apply in australia)

This visa stream lets you visit Australia as a tourist, to see family and friends or for purposes other than business or medical treatment.

Stay

Up to 12 months

Cost

From AUD365

Processing Time
  • 75% of applications in 4 months

  • 90% of applications in 8 months

What you can do

  • ​We might grant you a stay of up to 12 months

  • Visit friends and family, cruise or have a holiday

  • If you hold another visa that is expiring and want to stay longer, this visa might suit you

Visitor visa (subclass 600)

Tourist stream will (apply outside australia)

This visa stream lets you visit Australia as a tourist, to go on a cruise or to see family and friends.

Stay

Up to 12 months

Cost

From AUD145

Processing Time

  • 75% of applications in 4 months

  • 90% of applications in 8 months

What you can do

  • ​We might grant you a stay of 3, 6 or 12 months

  • Eligible parents of Australian citizens might be granted a longer validity period

  • Visit friends and family, cruise or have a holiday

Visitor visa (subclass 600)

sponsored family stream

This visa stream lets people who are sponsored, usually by a family member, come to Australia to visit their family members.

Stay

Up to 12 months

Cost

From AUD145. You might are asked for security bond.

Processing Time

  • 75% of applications in 7 months

  • 90% of applications in 11 months

What you can do

  • You must be sponsored by an eligible family member who is an Australian citizen or permanent resident

  • We might ask your sponsor to pay a security bond

Visitor visa (subclass 600)

Business visitor stream

This visa stream lets you visit Australia for business reasons.

Stay

Up to 3 months

Cost

From AUD145

Processing Time

  • 75% of applications in 10 days.

  • 90% of applications in 11 months.

What you can do

  • You can make a short visit for business visitor reasons, but you can't work or sell goods or services

  • We might let you enter Australia once or many times while the visa is valid

  • You must be outside Australia when you apply and when we decide your visa

Visitor visa (subclass 600)

Approved Destination Status stream

This visa stream is for citizens from certain areas of China visiting Australia on a tour organised by an approved travel agent.

Stay

For the period or until the date we specify in your grant letter

Cost

From AUD145

What you can do

  • ​This visa lets citizens of the People's Republic of China (excluding SARs) visit Australia with an organised tour group

  • You must remain with the organised tour group