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Australian e600 Visitor Visa – Long Stay
The Australian e600 Visitor Visa (subclass 600) is designed for people who are NOT on the ETA Eligible Country list.
people who wish to take a trip to Australia for longer than 3 months.
The Visitor Visa (subclass 600) allows you:
- A stay in Australia for of up to 12 months, or a shorter period, depending on the purpose of the visit and your personal circumstances; and
- single or multiple entries to Australia.
applying for a Visitor Visa (subclass 600) in Australia
Visitors to Australia must be willing and able to abide by the visa validity and conditions while in Australia.
Visitor Visa (subclass 600) holders must conduct themselves according to the following rules:
- You must not work while in Australia;
Note: Voluntary work may be permitted.
- You must not study for more than three months while in Australia;
- Your visa might be granted with a ‘No further stay’ condition.
- If this is the case, you will not be approved any other visa (except for a Protection visa) while you remain in Australia.
- This condition hope waived in exceptional circumstances; AND
- The holder must depart within the validity of the Visitor Visa.
In addition to the above visa conditions, if you seek to stay in Australia for more than 6 months, you may also be asked to undergo a chest x-ray and/or medical examination. Your application for a Tourist visa may therefore take longer to process than the usual timeframe of approximately 20 days.
Should you be from a country?
- that the Australian government considers as having a level of risk.
- there is also the possibility that you will be asked to
- undergo a chest x-ray and/or medical examination regardless of the length of time you are intending to stay in Australia for.
- Additionally, Visitor Visa (subclass 600) applicants who are over the age of 75.
and required by law to meet the visa’s medical requirements.
These requirements include:
- providing evidence with your application that you have, health insurance to cover your stay in Australia.
- undergoing a health examination by a certified doctor to prove your fitness for travel to Australia.
Failure to meet these requirements will result in you being illegible for travel to Australia via this visa class.
Proof of Funds
When applying for a Visitor Visa (subclass 600) with a validity of the maximum 12 months, you must have access to sufficient funds to cover your expenses while in Australia. As you will not be eligible for Australian employment,
you may be required to display the necessary proof of funds. Examples of this include a personal bank statements, pay slips, audited accounts or taxation records.