Includes information on how to apply for visitor visas, bridging visas and transit visas and what you can bring into Australia.
Information on how to buy over the internet, import goods by post, and clearing goods.
Information on Australia's refugee and humanitarian programme and ImmiCard.
What to expect at the border and what you can bring into the country.
Information on how to apply for student visas, studying in Australia and bringing family with you.
Information on how to apply for Australian citizenship as well as information for Australian citizens.
What you need to know as an Australian permanent resident or citizen.
Information on how to apply for work visas, licensing and registration requirements.
Use the Visa Finder if you are unsure of which visa is right for you.
Contains a listing of Australian visas.
Information on ImmiAccount, Migration scams, eMedicals and fees and charges.
Information on how to bring your family or partners to Australia.
Reforms to modernise Australia’s visa processing system.
Provides an online service to check your visa details and entitlements.
Includes information on how to comply with your obligations.
Exporting prohibited and restricted goods
Importing prohibited and restricted goods
Tariff classification of goods
Employing and sponsoring workers
Migration advice professionals
Travel for business and events
Advance Passenger Processing (APP) System
Australia's entry requirements
Requirements for aircraft entering Australia
Passenger Movement Charge
Tourist Refund Scheme
Application forms, guidelines for Tariff Concession Orders
List of Tariff Concession Orders
Tariff Concessions Gazette
Contracts and tenders
Calendar of events
Committees and fora
Industry Engagement Strategy 2020
Includes information about the establishment, structure, role and intent of the ABF and the ABF Commissioner.
Contains information about working in the ABF, includes roles, attributes and eligibility requirements for Border Force officers and ABF College.
Includes contact information for general enquiries, cargo support, providing feedback and reporting suspicious behaviour.
Includes information about how and where the ABF works to protect the border across Australia's airports, seaports, maritime jurisdiction and in the community.
Includes a link to the ABF newsroom containing media releases, speeches and other publications.
Information about who we are, our history, our ministers, fact sheets and forms.
Immigration detention is an important part of strong border control and supports Australia’s migration system.
Includes the corporate plan, service standards and information about integrity, freedom of information, public information disclosure scheme and chief executive certification for government advertising campaigns.
Operation Sovereign Borders (OSB) is a military-led, border security operation supported and assisted by a wide range of federal government agencies.
Contains News and media resources, links to social media, copies of speeches and presentations, and subscription services.
Contains Annual reports, budget and information, reviews and inquiries relating to research and statistics.
What you need to know about working with us including employment opportunities and information about the Department’s Enterprise agreement.
This visa lets you visit Australia and stay for up to three months for business puposes.
You might be able to get this visa if you are travelling to Australia for:
The Business (Short Stay) visa (subclass 456) closed to new applications from 23 March 2013. The work entitlements on this visa have been replaced by the
Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity) visa (subclass 400). From 19 November 2016, this visa was replaced by the Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialise) visa (subclass 400).
Business people intending to travel to Australia for a short business visit (for example, going to a conference, negotiation or meeting) but not intending to work in Australia, can apply for the
Business Visitor stream of the Visitor visa (subclass 600).
Workers in Australia – including visa holders with permission to work – have rights under Australian workplace law.
Fair Work Ombudsman’s Pay and Conditions Tool (PACT) provides information on pay rates, shift calculations, leave arrangements and notice and redundancy entitlements.
Workplace rights for all visa holders working in Australia
You can use
Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) for free to check your visa details and entitlements.
We told you how long your visa lasts when you were sent the Notification of Grant letter. You cannot apply to extend your visa.
This visa allows you to visit Australia for short-term business purposes, including business-related meetings, seminars, conventions, conferences or networking.
The visa allows you to enter Australia for:
Work is usually not allowed. However, you might be able to do some work — for example, if the work is highly specialised and non-ongoing (usually less than six weeks for the life of the visa).
If your visa was granted with a ‘No further stay’ condition, you cannot apply for any other visa (except for a Protection visa) while you are in Australia.
You and your family must:
You must not:
You must tell us if your circumstances change. This includes a new residential address, a new passport, or a pregnancy, birth, divorce, separation, marriage, de facto relationship or death in your family.
Please report changes in your circumstances via ImmiAccount. If you are not able to use ImmiAccount, you can use the following forms:
Select information relevant to you. Leave fields blank if you are not sure.