Living in Australia will be a new beginning in your life. And, to make this dream come true, you must do certain procedures before starting your adventure. The first thing is to have a valid passport, and then obtain a visa to travel to Australia.
Get a detailed description of the most common Australian visas. We will explain what requirements you need to meet for each of these, so you will know which one best suits your goals in Australia.
If you want to study in Australia, you can do it with a student visa (subclass 500). With this, you can take courses lasting more than 3 months.
Additionally, you can study and work in Australia at the same time and legally for 20 hours a week.
The Working Holiday Maker program has two types of visas to which you can apply depending on your country of residence.
With these types of visas, you will be able to stay and work in Australia in any type of full-time, part-time, informal and shift work for up to 12 months. You can also do volunteer work. You can study for a maximum of four months in addition to working during your holidays.
If you want to come to work in Australia, you will need a visa that fits the job you want to do.
If you meet certain eligibility requirements and criteria, you can be part of the Australian general skilled migration program.
If you want to travel to Australia on vacation, you will need a tourist visa. This has two types of visa for visitors:
Visitor Visa subclass 600: This type of visa is especially for tourists, business visitors or to visit relatives for 3, 6 or 12 months.
E-Visitor Visa subclass 651: With this visa, you can visit Australia as often as you want in 12 months. You can only stay up to 3 months each time you enter Australia.
Electronic Travel Authority subclass 601: With this visa you can visit Australia as often as you like in a 12-month period. You can stay up to 3 months each time you enter Australia.
To request any of these, it will depend on your nationality.