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Australia Visa

Australia is one of the most diverse developed countries in the world. It is a great educational hub, employment hotspot and popular tourist attraction. Millions of people travel to Australia every year for tourism, work and education. If you too want to travel to this beautiful country, you will need to apply for an Australia visa.

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About Australia Visa

Most foreign nationals need permission to transit, enter or stay in Australia. Indians too need a valid visa for Australia before coming here. Australia visa holders can stay for a limited period of time or permanently depending on their visa validity. This visa is granted by the Department of Home Affairs of the Government of Australia.

Australia Visa

Take a look at some important features of the Australia Visa for Indians:

Categories Specification
Australia Visa Price* Starting 150 AUD
Australia Travel Insurance Overseas Visitor Health Cover (OVHC) strongly recommended
Australia Visa Processing Time 4 days- 35 days
Australia Visa on Arrival for Indians Not Available

*Values will vary depending on the category of the visa applied

The Australian High Commission in India has granted VFS Global with the responsibility to collect all Australia visa applications in India. It is also mandatory for all applicants for Australia visas to possess valid travel health insurance before leaving for Australia.

Features & Benefits of Australia Visa

  • Available for both visitors as well as migrants
  • Free transit visa for all
  • Mandatory health insurance or travel insurance for Australia visa applicants
  • Visitor visa available for single as well as multiple entries

Types of Australia Visa

Australia provides a variety of visas to people seeking to enter the country. The visas can be differentiated according to the purpose of the travel. It helps the authorities understand why a foreigner is entering Australia. Here are the various Australian visa types offered to Indians:

  • Australia Visitor Visa

    Australia visitor visa is meant for foreign nationals who wish to come here for vacations, business or for receiving medical treatment. It includes a Tourist visa, a Business visa and a Medical Treatment visa. The Tourist visa in Australia allows people to travel for vacations as well as to meet family and friends.

    Business visa Australia permits its holders to attend seminars, conferences, and meetings and explore business opportunities. Although visitor visa holders can study and obtain training for up to 3 months but can’t work in Australia. Parents of Australian citizens and permanent residency holders can apply for long-term visitor visas.

  • Australia Student Visa

    Australian student visa grants permission to a foreign national to study in Australia. The family members of the students can also apply for this student visa for Australia, provided the student had declared their names at the time of applying for this visa. However, guardians of the students will have to apply for a student guardian visa.

  • Australia Family/ Spouse Visa

    Its holder to move with their spouse or partner in Australia can use Australian Family or Spouse visa. Only the spouse or partner of an existing Australian citizen can apply the spouse visa for Australia offers. Parents or children who want to live with their children or parents living in Australia can also apply this type of visa.

  • Australia Transit Visa

    Transit visa for Australia allows non-Asutralians to transit through Australia. The purpose of this visa is to get permission to access the international transit areas of an Australian airport to catch a connecting flight to another country. People entering the country through non-military ships can apply for a Maritime Crew visa. This type of Australian visa is granted for a maximum of 72 hours.

  • Australia Resident Return Visa

    Resident Return visa is a type of visa that permits its holders to return to Australia as permanent residents. A person who is a non-Australian citizen but a permanent resident of the country and needs to travel to & from the country constantly can apply it. Australia PR visa or permanent residency visa allows its holders to travel in and out of the country innumerable times as long as the visa stays valid.;

    An applicant for this visa can also include family members under the same application. This Australia PR visa is linked digitally to the passport and not posted as a label on the passport.

  • Australia Work Visa

    People who want to work in Australia need an Australian work visa. This Australia work permit provides a variety of short-term and long-term visas to people who want to engage in different kinds of work. You can get this working visa Australia grants for a period ranging from 6 months to 4 years. While most people apply for a 489 subclass Australian visa for skilled workers, you can also apply for an Investor visa in Australia to stay there permanently.

Validity of Australia Visa

Types of Australia Visas Australia Visa Validity
Visitor visa Tourist visa Up to 3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 3 years, 5 years
Business visitor Up to 3 months
Medical Treatment As long as the treatment lasts
Student visa Up to 5 years (for study)Up to 2 years (for training)
Transit visa 72 hours
Resident Return visa 3 months, 1 year, 2 years,
Family/ Spouse visa 9 months (for prospective marriage visa)2 years (for contributory parent temporary visa)

Work visa

Skilled regional (provisional) visa 4 years
Temporary skill shortage visa Up to 2- 4 years
Business innovation & investment (provisional) visa 3 months, Up to 4 years
Temporary work (international relations) visa Up to 9 months (Seasonal Worker Program)Up to 12 months (Domestic worker scheme)Up to 2 years (Government Agreement stream)Up to 3 years (Pacific Labour Scheme stream)Up to 4 years (Foreign Government Agency stream)
Temporary Activity visa Up to 12 months

Australia Visa for Indians

Australia Visa for Indians

If you wish to travel to Australia, you need to apply for Australia visa for Indians. Whether you want to travel for vacations, for studying, for work or to live with one of your family members, obtaining an Australia visa for Indians is mandatory. Even if you want to just transit from one of the international airports in Australia, you would require a visa from the Department of Home Affairs in Australia.;

Depending on your purpose and duration of visiting, you will need to apply for an appropriate visa category. For example, a tourist visa for Australia from India is perfect for Indians who want to come here for a vacation. To meet the visa requirements, you will also need to purchase international travel insurance as it is compulsory for all Australia visa applicants to have overseas visitor health coverage, as they will get no medical coverage under public healthcare.

How to Apply for Australia Visa?

Apply for Australia Visa

Applying for an Australian visa involves an easy and convenient procedure. Applicants can apply for an Australia visa both online and offline. Online lodging is the quickest and most popular way to get a visa for Australia. Follow these steps to apply for an Australia visa online:

  • Visit the official website of Australia’s Department of Home Affairs
  • Select the type of visa you want to apply
  • Apply for the selected visa
  • Create an ImmiAccount Australia and login
  • Fill up all the details in the visa application form
  • Pay the visa fees online
  • Give your biometrics if required
  • Australia visa will be issued to the people with successful application

Documents Required to Apply for Australia Visa

All applicants of Australia visa for Indians need to submit a few documents along with their visa applications. The document checklist can be found on the official website of Australia’s Department of Home Affairs. You can also go through the list of documents that are needed to be submitted along with different kinds of Australia visa below:

  • Copy of the passport
  • Copy of birth certificate/ driving license/ aadhaar card
  • Documents supporting change in name, if any
  • Two recent passport size photo with applicant’s name written on the back (45 mm x 35 mm)
  • Travel Health insurance
  • Proof of financial capacity to afford travel and stay in Australia
  • Health & character documents, if asked
  • Letter of invitation or offer letter by the company offering work (in case of work visa)

To find out about all the supporting documents you need along with different Australia visa types, refer to the table below:

Australia Visa Types Documents Required
Visitor Visa for medical treatment
  • Form 48ME i.e. application for the visa
  • NOC from parents of minor children
  • Form 1257 i.e. declaration from the parents to allow the minor child to stay with relatives
  • Letter from the doctor in Australia mentioning your condition, treatment, its estimated duration and cost
  • Letter from the doctor accepting the payment arrangements
Student visa
  • Confirmation of enrollment (CoE) or offer letter to study for a course in Australia
  • Letter of support/ acceptance from relevant authorities in case applying under special category
  • Proof of accommodation in Australia as well as welfare letter (in case the student is a minor)
  • Form 1229 signed by both parents granting consent to the student (in case the student is a minor)
  • Travel Health insurance in the form of Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
  • Proof of financial capacity to afford travel and stay in Australia for 12 months with an annual income of the sponsor to be a minimum of AUD 60,000 for students and AUD 70,000 students accompanied by family members
  • Satisfactory test score in English language exam approved by the Australian government
  • Statement letter declaring that you intend to stay in Australia for a temporary period of time
  • Proof of relationship with spouse/ partner via marriage certificate, family book, etc.
  • Proof of previous employment via payslips
  • Form 956, if required
  • Proof of enrolment in Australian school by dependent children
  • Copy of research topic and your CV (if going to conduct research in Australia)
Family/ Spouse visa
  • Application letter for migration to Australia as a spouse/ partner
  • Form 888 completed by two witnesses
  • Form 80
  • Original police clearance certificate from each country where the applicant have stayed for more than 1 year
  • Copy of marriage certificate
  • Proof of de facto relationship between the applicant and the Australian citizen (for people applying on de facto criteria)
  • Copy of separation/ divorce/ death certificate of deceased partner/ spouse, if any
  • Copy of service record or discharge papers from the military
  • Form 40SP signed by the sponsor
  • Copy of passport of the family member who is an Australian citizen
  • ITR for the last three years
  • Information on current professional activities such as education, work, etc.
  • Consent letter from both parents/ legal guardians of the minor child
  • Copy of adoption certificate (in case of migration of adopted child)

Australia Visa Fee

Each Australia visa application fee must be paid to obtain the visa. Take a look at the visa fee for each type of Australia visa:

Australia Visa Types Australia Visa Fee (In AUD)
Visitor visa Tourist visa 150
Business visitor 150
Medical Treatment 315
Transit visa Free

Student visa

For study 650
For training 325
Resident Return visa 405
Family/ Spouse visa For spouse or partner 8085;
For children 2790
For parents 4560

Work visa

Skilled regional (provisional) visa 4240
Temporary skill shortage visa 1330
Business innovation & investment (provisional) visa 9195
Temporary work (international relations) visa 325

Travel Health Insurance for Australia Visa

Australia is definitely among the most well-developed countries but you’re never guaranteed safety from any eventualities during your stay there. In fact, adversities can take place even before you commence your trip.;

What if you meet with an accident a day before your trip or a natural disaster cancels all the flights? All your excitement for the trip will come crashing down if such emergencies force you to postpone or cancel your trip. On top of it, you will incur huge losses on flight tickets, hotel and tour bookings. You can stay protected from such situations if you have a travel insurance policy.

Travel insurance is a safety net that provides protection to insured travellers against any unforeseen incidents. It not only keeps you adequately protected but also compensates you for any losses that you may incur due to the emergency.;

By buying travel insurance for Australia, you can get covered for medical expenses, daily hospital cash, loss or delay in check-in baggage arrival, loss of passport, medical evacuation, flight delay, trip cancellation & curtailment, missed connection flight, personal liability, medical repatriation, emergency cash assistance, personal accident cover, hijack cover, home burglary insurance, etc.

You can buy travel insurance for a single trip as well as for multiple trips. You can opt for a plan that best suits your trip requirements. For instance, senior citizens can opt for senior citizen travel insurance and business travellers can get a corporate travel insurance. Families can purchase a family travel insurance policy which provides protection on a family floater basis.;

Almost all travel insurance companies in India provide custom-made student travel insurance plans that offer extra covers including sponsor protection, study interruption, compassionate visit, and bail bond. Since student travel insurance for Australia is mandatory, you can easily find great plans on before leaving for your studies.

Not just for students going moving to Australia, all Indians must have valid overseas travel insurance to apply for an Australian visa for Indians No visa application will be granted an Australia visa without a health insurance policy. Make sure to obtain your travel insurance policy before you apply for the Australia visa.

Processing Time for Australia Visa

Different types of Australia visas take different amounts of time to process. In order to find out how much time will you take to get your Australia visa, refer to the table given below:

Australia Visa Types Visa Processing Time
Visitor visa Tourist visa 20 to 25 days
Business visitor 12 to 18 days
Medical Treatment 32 to 56 days
Transit visa 8 to 14 days

Student visa

For study 12 to 182 days (depending different types of courses)
For training 43 to 83 days

Family/ Spouse visa

For Partner visa 18 to 29 months16 to 21 months (provisional)17 to 22 months (prospective marriage visa)
For child visa/ adoption visa 12 to 23 months
Resident Return visa 5 to 84 days
Work visa Temporary skill shortage visa 34 to 54 days
Temporary work (international relations) visa 13 to 21 days
Temporary Activity visa 28 to 43 days


  • Q: Can I go to Australia without a visa?

    Ans: No. All applicants with an Indian passport require a valid Australia visa to travel, stay and transit from Australia. Find out the type of Australia visa that suits your purpose of travel before applying.
  • Q: Can I get an Australia visa easily?

    Ans: It is fairly easy to get a tourist visa for Australia given that you meet all their conditions. You should have sufficient finances, no criminal record and meet all the document requirements depending on your Australian visa type.
  • Q: Can I get married in Australia on a tourist visa?

    Ans: Yes. There is no restriction on getting married in Australia if you are travelling on a tourist visa.
  • Q: Do I need travel insurance for Australia?

    Ans: Health insurance is a prerequisite to obtaining an Australia visa. All applicants for Australia visa need to have valid travel health insurance before they can get a visa to travel to Australia. Be it a tourist visa for Australia, a visitor visa for Australia, or a working visa for Australia, overseas travel health insurance is necessary.
  • Q: Is healthcare free in Australia for tourists?

    Ans: Healthcare is free only for Australian citizens. Tourists need valid health insurance or travel insurance to not end up spending a fortune by availing of medical facilities in Australia. If in case their medical expenses exceed their sum insured limit or aren’t covered by them, they will have to provide them out of their pocket.

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* Price shown is for a 30 day trip to Australia with 50,000 dollar coverage for an adult of age 25 years

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