The process of applying for Australian citizenship varies depending on your eligibility. Based on your answers to a series of questions, the Citizenship Wizard will give you information about what to do and how to apply for Australian citizenship.
An ETA is an electronically stored authority equivalent to a visa.
If you are planning a holiday visit or a short business trip to Australia, you will need to apply for either a visa or an ETA which allows you to spend up to 3 months in Australia.
An eVisitor is an electronically stored authority for travel to Australia.
An eVisitor is designed for people who are outside Australia and want to visit Australia for tourism or business purposes.
You can apply for an eVisitor online and do not need to visit a departmental office. You will not receive a stamp or label in your passport, however you will be provided with a confirmation email for your records.
The Agents Gateway provides information for migration agents on visa applications, legislation and registration as well as links to other resources.
The Australian Skills Recognition Information (ASRI) site helps you to get an assessment of occupational qualifications, skills or experience that you have gained overseas. ASRI can also assist with finding state-specific licensing and registration requirements to practice your occupation in Australia.
SkillSelect is an online service that enables skilled workers interested in migrating to Australia to record their details to be considered for a skilled visa through an Expression of Interest.
Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) allows organisations to check the visa entitlements of a visa holder.
Visa holders, who do not have a label in their passport, can confirm their current visa details.
The Visa Wizard can help you find the Australian visa most likely to meet your specific circumstances. The Visa Wizard includes the most common Australian visas, but does not include every visa.