601 VISA

Electronic Travel Authority Visa Subclass 601

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Electronic Travel Authority Visa / 601 Visa Brief Overview

Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa subclass 601 is one of the Visitor visa streams to stay temporary in Australia.

This visa stream only can be applied by passport holders from certain countries. ETA allows you to visit Australia for holiday, cruise, visit family or friends and undertake some business visitor activities.

With this visa, you can visit Australia as often as you want in a 12-month period and stay up to 3 months each time you enter Australia.

You must be outside Australia when applying for this visa and the application must be made online through the ETA, alternatively, for some countries, you may apply at your travel agent or airline service provider.

You may contact them if they provide such service.

Before you apply for ETA, you have to meet the minimum requirements for this visa.

Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) Visa Requirements

  • Have an eligible passport from:
    • Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR of China), Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan (excluding official or diplomatic passport), The Netherlands, United Kingdom – British Citizen, United Kingdom – British National (Overseas), United State of America, and Vatican City.
  • You must be a genuine visitor (stay temporarily in Australia, obey any condition and stay period attached to your visa).
  • You must meet health and character requirement.
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What You Can Do As an ETA Visa Holder

There are some benefits when you hold this visa:

  • Travel to Australia for a holiday
  • Visit family or friends
  • Enter Australia on a cruise
  • Undertake some business visitor activities
  • Volunteer work tourism schemes
  • Stay up to 3 months each time you enter Australia.

Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) Subclass 601 Visa Application Process

Before you apply for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa you should check if you have a valid passport. This visa can be lodged with an online application and you must be outside Australia when you lodge this visa and when the visa is granted.

Once your visa application has been submitted, you should wait until the Immigration gives you a notification if your ETA has been granted.

Subclass 601 Visa Processing Time:

Current processing times for Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visas are not available, but your application might take longer to process if you don’t fill it correctly and it will take time to verify your information.

Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) Visa Subclass 601 Cost

The cost to apply for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa is free, but there is an online application service cost of AUD20.

Frequently Asked Questions

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ONEderland Consulting managing director and also registered migration agent with MARN 0961 448 is here to answer your questions!

  1. How long is an Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa valid for?
    • Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa valid for 12 months with a 3-month stay each time you enter Australia.
  2. Can I get an Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa at the airport?
    • All visitor visas must be obtained prior to reaching the Australian border.
    • This means that an Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa will not be issued at the airport.
    • You should apply for this visa before you depart from your country to reach Australia.
  3. How can I extend my Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa?
    • You can’t stay in Australia longer by extending this visa but you can apply for another temporary visa.
    • You may be eligible to apply for a Visitor visa subclass 600 (apply in Australia) if you want to have a further short stay or stay longer for a holiday.
  4. Can I include my family members in my application?
    • You can’t include your family member in your application.
    • You should make a separate application for each member of your family.
  5. What if my Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa is not approved?
    • If your Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa gets rejected, you can find out the information why your visa application gets rejected.
    • Once you know the reasons, you may reapply but you need to ensure that you are eligible and have given the correct information and documents.
  6. Can I apply for an Australia visa again after refusal?
    • You need to know the reason for the refusal or if you are eligible for the visa.
    • You may want to consult an agent if you are unsure.
    • If the Immigration suggests you to apply for another visa type, you can apply for a Visitor visa subclass 600.
  7. What is the difference between an Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa and e-Visitor?
    • Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa and eVisitor are similar, both of the visas allow you to visit Australia for up to 3 months each time you enter Australia.
    • The main difference between them is only certain passport holders of certain countries can apply for ETA or eVisitor.
    • Depending on your circumstances, if you hold a passport that is eligible for both visas, then eVisitor visa may likely be the easiest and least costly option for you.
  8. Can I work in Australia with my Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa?
    • This visa does not allow you to work in Australia, but if you want to work in Australia you can apply for another visa type that allows you to work.

601 VISA

Three Steps Process

01

Prepare your documents

Before you apply for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa you should check if you have a valid passport.

You need to make sure you provide all the evidence to show that you are a genuine visitor.

02

Apply for the visa

This visa can be lodged with an online application and you must be outside Australia when you lodge this visa and when the visa is granted.

Once your visa application has been submitted, you should wait until the Immigration gives you the decision.

03

Get your visa outcome

The Department will give you the decision of the visa.

If the Department grants you the visa, then you can come to Australia.

If not, you can reapply for another visa.

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    601 VISA

    Electronic Travel Authority Visa Subclass 601

    Electronic Travel Authority Visa / 601 Visa Brief Overview

    Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa subclass 601 is one of the Visitor visa streams to stay temporary in Australia.

    This visa stream only can be applied by passport holders from certain countries. ETA allows you to visit Australia for holiday, cruise, visit family or friends and undertake some business visitor activities.

    With this visa, you can visit Australia as often as you want in a 12-month period and stay up to 3 months each time you enter Australia.

    You must be outside Australia when applying for this visa and the application must be made online through the ETA, alternatively, for some countries, you may apply at your travel agent or airline service provider.

    You may contact them if they provide such service.

    Before you apply for ETA, you have to meet the minimum requirements for this visa.

    Photo Bu Indah

    WRITTEN BY
    INDAH MELINDASARI, B.Com

    MARN 0961 448 | UPDATED MAY 2019

    SHARE THIS INFORMATION

    Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) Visa Requirements

    • Have an eligible passport from:
      • Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR of China), Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan (excluding official or diplomatic passport), The Netherlands, United Kingdom – British Citizen, United Kingdom – British National (Overseas), United State of America, and Vatican City.
    • You must be a genuine visitor (stay temporarily in Australia, obey any condition and stay period attached to your visa).
    • You must meet health and character requirement.

    What You Can Do As an ETA Visa Holder

    There are some benefits when you hold this visa:

    • Travel to Australia for a holiday
    • Visit family or friends
    • Enter Australia on a cruise
    • Undertake some business visitor activities
    • Volunteer work tourism schemes
    • Stay up to 3 months each time you enter Australia.

    Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) Subclass 601 Visa Application Process

    Before you apply for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa you should check if you have a valid passport. This visa can be lodged with an online application and you must be outside Australia when you lodge this visa and when the visa is granted.

    Once your visa application has been submitted, you should wait until the Immigration gives you a notification if your ETA has been granted.

    Subclass 601 Visa Processing Time:

    Current processing times for Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visas are not available, but your application might take longer to process if you don’t fill it correctly and it will take time to verify your information.

    Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) Visa Subclass 601 Cost

    The cost to apply for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa is free, but there is an online application service cost of AUD20.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Photo Bu Indah

    Mrs. Indah Answers

    ONEderland Consulting managing director and also registered migration agent with MARN 0961 448 is here to answer your questions!

    1. How long is an Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa valid for?
      • Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa valid for 12 months with a 3-month stay each time you enter Australia.
    2. Can I get an Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa at the airport?
      • All visitor visas must be obtained prior to reaching the Australian border.
      • This means that an Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa will not be issued at the airport.
      • You should apply for this visa before you depart from your country to reach Australia.
    3. How can I extend my Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa?
      • You can’t stay in Australia longer by extending this visa but you can apply for another temporary visa.
      • You may be eligible to apply for a Visitor visa subclass 600 (apply in Australia) if you want to have a further short stay or stay longer for a holiday.
    4. Can I include my family members in my application?
      • You can’t include your family member in your application.
      • You should make a separate application for each member of your family.
    5. What if my Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa is not approved?
      • If your Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa gets rejected, you can find out the information why your visa application gets rejected.
      • Once you know the reasons, you may reapply but you need to ensure that you are eligible and have given the correct information and documents.
    6. Can I apply for an Australia visa again after refusal?
      • You need to know the reason for the refusal or if you are eligible for the visa.
      • You may want to consult an agent if you are unsure.
      • If the Immigration suggests you to apply for another visa type, you can apply for a Visitor visa subclass 600.
    7. What is the difference between an Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa and e-Visitor?
      • Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa and eVisitor are similar, both of the visas allow you to visit Australia for up to 3 months each time you enter Australia.
      • The main difference between them is only certain passport holders of certain countries can apply for ETA or eVisitor.
      • Depending on your circumstances, if you hold a passport that is eligible for both visas, then eVisitor visa may likely be the easiest and least costly option for you.
    8. Can I work in Australia with my Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa?
      • This visa does not allow you to work in Australia, but if you want to work in Australia you can apply for another visa type that allows you to work.

    601 VISA

    Three Steps Process

    01

    Prepare your documents

    Before you apply for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa you should check if you have a valid passport.

    You need to make sure you provide all the evidence to show that you are a genuine visitor.

    02

    Apply for the visa

    This visa can be lodged with an online application and you must be outside Australia when you lodge this visa and when the visa is granted.

    Once your visa application has been submitted, you should wait until the Immigration gives you the decision.

    03

    Get your visa outcome

    The Department will give you the decision of the visa.

    If the Department grants you the visa, then you can come to Australia.

    If not, you can reapply for another visa.

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    Let Us Help You With Your 601 Visa Application

    We’ve helped hundreds of skilled worker by providing them with high quality document work for their 601 visa application.

    Never take unnecessary risk. Let ONE derland Consulting, the best 601 visa expert in Perth handle your case.

    Contact us through the form below to take the first step of your journey to Australia.

      Your Name

      E-mail Address

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