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 to take a holiday or visit your family.The application is lodged in Australia by your sponsor.
You might be able to get this visa if you have:
The Sponsored Family Visitor visa (subclass 679) closed to new applications on 23 March 2013.
You may be eligible to apply for a visa in the Sponsored Family stream of the
Visitor visa (subclass 600).
This information is for people who have already been granted a Sponsored Family Visitor visa (subclass 679). It explains your rights and obligations.
You can use
Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) for free to check your visa details and entitlements.
You can only enter Australia once while holding this visa. You can stay in Australia for the length of time we told you when the visa was granted.
This visa allows you to visit Australia only once. If you leave Australia, you will need to apply for a new visa to return to Australia.
While in Australia you can:
You and your family must comply with all visa conditions and Australian laws.
With this visa, you can enter Australia only once.
You are not able to:
This visa has a 'No further stay' condition. This means you cannot apply for any other visa while you are in Australia, except in exceptional circumstances.
This information is for a person who has sponsored a family member for a Sponsored Family Visitor visa (subclass 679).
Your sponsorship lasts until your visitor leaves Australia, or until the visa expires. Sponsorship cannot be cancelled while the visa is still valid.
You should be confident that your visiting family members will comply with their visa conditions.
You must, to the best of your ability:
If a visitor does not comply with all the conditions of their visa, you might:
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