Australian ETA

An ETA is an electronic authorisation from the government to enter Australia. To be eligible you must hold a passport from one of the eligible countries. See all countries

Travelers cannot process and receive a new ETA for Australia until a previously held ETA has expired.

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You Can Apply for a Business or Tourist Australian ETA

The Electronic Travel Authority 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 specialized work in Australia, you should apply for the temporary work short stay activity. CIBTvisas can assist you with this application. Apply Now

Travellers aged 75 and older may have their application denied and be required to apply for a traditional visitor visa. CIBTvisas will contact and assist you shall this occur.

The Fastest and Easiest Way to Get an ETA

  1. Instant Approval. Apply online and get your ETA in seconds.
  2. Available 24/7. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  3. Valid for at Least 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.
  4. Eliminate Standing in Line. Apply for an ETA online and eliminate the need to visit a government office.

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  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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