eTA to Australia – All you need to know
Are you a tourist who wants to spend his vacation in the lush beauty of Australian forests and beaches? Or are you corporate planning to visit Australia for a conference? Whatever your reason, if you are confused as to how to apply for an ETA online, or if you’re not sure about your application details, you have come to the right place. Still not sure from where to apply for the ETA? In this article, we clear all your queries and give you all the dos and don’ts of the online ETA application for Australia.
What is ETA Australia?
ETA refers to e-Tourist Visa Australia. It is the online travel authorization that is required to travel to and within Australia. It is electronically linked to the visitor’s passport. It was originally put into action to enable travel arrangements for short stays within the existing Australian visa system.
Who requires ETA Australia?
Anyone who is a citizen of one of the thirty-three eligible countries, including their children and spouses can apply for ETA Australia. In this case, you do not need to apply for a visa label or stamp.
How to get an ETA Australia?
It is not very difficult to apply for an ETA Australia. Passport, email address, and a credit card are the most essential documents required to apply for an ETA. The details that you provide in your online ETA application should not be even slightly different from that in your passport.
All you have to do is fill out the Australia Visa application online. Personal information such as full name, address, contact number, and nationality are vital while filling out the form. You also have to fill details from your passport information pages, such as the date of issue/expiry and document number.
During the application procedure, they also ask you if your stay is for tourism or for business-related purposes. You will be asked to provide your debit/credit card details in order to pay the visa fees. You will also receive the ETA upon its approval on the current email address that you provide.
It is necessary to note that anyone who has served a jail time of more than 1 year is not eligible for ETA and cannot apply for the ETA visa Australia online. However, they may apply for another type of visa or visitor visa.
The validity of the ETA Australia
The ETA Australia is valid for a period of one year or until the passport of the visitor expires and you can visit as many times as you require/want to until the expiry of the visa.
How long can you stay in Australia?
You cannot spend more than three months in Australia for each visit.
What is the entry type?
The visa that is valid for passport holders from Malaysia, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brunei, South Korea, and the USA is the ETA subclass 601. The validity of this ETA is for a ninety-day stay within Australia. However, European or Taiwan citizens cannot apply for ETA. Instead, they can apply for the eVisitor visa.
When do you have to apply for ETA Australia?
Since it is very easy to get the ETA Australia with the right details and a clean record, there this no specific time to apply for the ETA. You can apply for the ETA any time you want.
Do you have to print it?
No, in case of ETA Australia, printing the visa is not required.
How long does your passport have to be valid?
Your passport has to valid for the duration of your stay in Australia.
Can you get an ETA Australia on arrival?
No, you cannot get an ETA on arrival. You have to plan it and arrange the visa ahead of time.
Is overstay possible in Australia?
No, overstay is not possible in Australia.
Cost of application
The cost of application is only 49€.
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