Travelling to Australia?

If you are traveling to Australia, you may be eligible to apply online for an Australia electronic visa, an Australian ETA (Electronic Travel Authority) instead of applying for the traditional Australia visa stamp. The online form is simple and you receive an instant response on the status of your Australia ETA request.

Get An ETA

Anyone holding a passport from one of the countries listed can apply for an ESTA to Australia.

  • Andorra
  • Austria
  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Brunei
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Vaitcan
  1. Not from an eligible country?

    You can apply for a traditional visa if you are not from an eligible country.
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You Can Apply for a Business or Tourist Australian ETA

The Electronic Travel Authority (Subclass 601) is for people intending to travel to Australia on a temporary basis for tourism or business purposes.

Tourist ETA – The Tourist ETA applies for travel for tourism only. Tourism includes holidays, recreation and visiting family and/or friends. It is valid for 1 year for multiple journeys of up to 3 months.

Business ETA – The Business ETA applies to business purposes only. Business purposes may include attending a conference, negotiation or an exploratory business visit. It is valid for 1 year for multiple journeys of up to 3 months.

If you are intending to carry out short term, non-ongoing, highly specialised work in Australia, you should apply for the new temporary work short stay activity subclass 400 visa. CIBTvisas can assist you with this application.

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The Fastest and Easiest Way to Get an ETA

  • Instant Approval. Apply online and get your ETA in seconds.

  • Available 24/7. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Valid for One Year. An ETA will allow you to travel to Australia as many times as you want within 12 months from the date it is issued.

  • Eliminate Standing in Line. Apply for an ETA online and eliminate the need to visit a government office.

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