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 travel to Australia and stay for up to twelve months as a tourist.
You might be able to get this visa if you are:
The Tourist visa (subclass 676) is closed to new applications. You may be eligible to apply for a
Visitor visa (subclass 600).
This visa allows you either a single or multiple entries to Australia and to stay in Australia for a period of time determined by the Department.
This information is for people who have already been granted a Tourist visa (subclass 676). It explains your rights and obligations.
You can use
Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) for free to check your visa details and entitlements.
When your visa was granted, we told you how long it lets you stay in Australia.
We also told you how many times you can enter Australia on this visa:
You must comply with all visa conditions and Australian laws.
You must comply with the following visa conditions:
You might also need to maintain adequate health insurance while you are in Australia.
If you are in Australia and want to extend your stay for tourism purposes, you might be able to apply for a
Visitor visa (subclass 600). If you are able to apply, you should do so at least two weeks before your current visa expires. If your Tourist visa (subclass 676) has a 'No further stay condition', you cannot apply for a Visitor visa(subclass 600).
Visitor visa (subclass 600) can be granted if you:
If you hold a Visitor visa or a Working Holiday visa, you can only extend your stay in Australia so that the total duration of your stay is 12 months or less, unless there are exceptional circumstances. If you hold a Visitor or Working Holiday visa that lets you stay in Australia for 12 months, contact your nearest Australian visa office before applying for another visa.
If you are granted another visa, it will cease any visa or ETA you currently hold and the entitlements attached to it.
If a decision has not been made on your application before your original visa expires, you will be able to stay in Australia until the application has been finalised.
If you are refused another visa, you must leave Australia before the expiry of your authorised stay period.
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