Passports and visas
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.
A bridging visa is a temporary visa that provides for a non-citizen to remain lawful in certain circumstances where they do not hold a substantive visa. There are different categories of bridging visas for Australia that relate to different circumstances.
The Agents Gateway provides information for migration agents on visa applications, legislation and registration as well as links to other resources.
List of services provided on the Internet by the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship. Includes eVisas, ETAs, RRVs, Electronic Travel Authority, working holidays, resident return visas and citizenship applications.
Official information about Resident Return Visas which allow Australian permanent residents to travel to and from Australia while maintaining their status as permanent residents.
All non-citizens seeking to enter or stay in Australia must be assessed against the Character Requirement. Department of Immigration and Citizenship page containing information for visa applicants.
Department of Immigration and Citizenship page with information for people to visit Australia for a holiday, sightseeing, social or recreational reasons, to visit relatives, friends or for other short-term non-work purposes.
Everyone travelling to Australia must present a valid and approved travel document as evidence of their identity and nationality.
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.
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade information on obtaining visas for Australians travelling overseas.