About the 601 visa

Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) lets you travel to Australia temporarily if you have an eligible passport from one of the listed countries. You can’t apply with a non-citizen passport, a certificate of identity, or other travel documents. With this visa, you can travel to Australia as a tourist for a cruise or a holiday, visit family or friends, and even carry out some business activities.

Subclass: 601 Visa

Stay Duration: Up to 3 months at a time

Visa cost: ETA is free. There is an online application charge of AU$20.

601 Visa Conditions

As the visa applicant, you must,

  • apply from outside Australia
  • have an eligible passport

601 Visa Eligibility

  • You must be a genuine visitor and only intend to stay temporarily in Australia as well as obey any condition and stay period attached to your visa.
  • You must have an eligible passport from one of the eligible countries.
  • Meet all the health and character requirements
  • Must not have any debt to pay to the Australian government.
  • With under 18 applicants, it must be in the best interest of them.

Note: If you have had a visa cancelled or previous application refused, you may not be granted a visa.

601 Visa benefits

  • Visit Australia – go on a cruise or have a holiday.
  • Visit family or friends.
  • Undertake some business visitor activities.

General notes

  • You can study or train for up to 3 months in total on this visa. But if your main reason for travelling to Australia is studying, a student visa might be more appropriate.
  • As a business visitor, you can:
      • make general business or employment enquiries
      • investigate, negotiate, enter into or review a business contract
      • conduct activities as part of an official government visit
      • take part in a conference, trade fair or seminar. The organisers can’t pay you to take part
    • You can’t:
      • work for or provide services to a business or organisation based in Australia
      • sell goods or services directly to the public
  • If you want to do short-term work in Australia that isn’t a business visitor activity, consider applying for a temporary work visa.
  • This is a temporary visa. This is valid for 12 months from the date it is granted, or how long your passport is valid for, whichever is shorter.
  • You can’t stay in Australia longer by extending this visa. You must apply for 600 visa.
  • You can’t include family members in your application. A separate application must be made for each member of your family, including those listed on your passport.

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At KBA Global, all of our clients are served by highly qualified and trained migration agents who review each case thoroughly in adherence to the requirements set by the respective authorities.

Our expert and experienced migration agents will provide personalised service for your needs and availability to ensure your visa success. We are there for you to provide an in-depth understanding of what is required to get the visa and will provide help throughout the visa process.

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