Subclass 651

Subclass 651 - eVisitor Visa

This visa enables eligible passport holders to stay in Australia as often as they wish in 12 months. 

Other types of tourist visas include:

  • Subclass 600 - This visa stream allows you to bring family and friends to Australia or undertake business activities for a specified period.
  • Subclass 601 Visa - The Australian ETA (also known as the Subclass 601 Visa) is a temporary electronic permit, allowing eligible and approved passport holders to travel to Australia for tourism purposes.

Benefits of Visa Include:

Travel in and out of Australia

Study up to 3 Months

Visit Family and Friends

Temporary Visa Eligibility

To be eligible for an Subclass 651 visa, you must: 

  • Have an eligible passport
  • Be a genuine visitor in Australia
  • Meet the health and character requirement
  • Have adequate financials 

You must be a citizen of and hold a valid passport from one of these countries to be eligible for the eVisitor:

  • Andorra
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Republic of San Marino
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom – British Citizen
  • Vatican City

You cannot apply with:

  • a non-citizen passport, certificate of identity or other travel document
  • a British National Overseas, British Dependent Territories Citizen, British Overseas Citizen, British Protected Person or British Subject passport

Summary of cost estimates
for your application

The application is free of charge.

Steps to Obtain a Subclass 651 - eVisitor Visa

Getting the Tourist Visa (subclass 651) is a three-stage process which goes as follows:

STEP 1: Consult with our Agents to determine your eligibility for a Subclass 651 visa. 

To begin your application, our Registered Migration Agents will assess your eligibility for the visa, and advise you of possible visa pathways to visit Australia temporarily. 

STEP 2: Gather your Documents 

Once our agents deem you eligible for a tourist visa, they will provide you with a custom checklist for a tourist visa to support your application. 

STEP 3: Wait for Visa Grant

Once the necessary application and documents are finalised, our Agents will apply for your visa. We may advise you to undertake health or police checks, if it is required for your application. 

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    We are happy to answer
    any queries you may have

    Can I work on a Tourist Visa?

    Tourist visa does not have any work rights.  

    Can I extend my Tourist Visa?

    You cannot a Subclass 651, but can apply for an onshore Subclass 600.       

    Can I travel to Australia without a travel ban?

    You do not need a travel ban to travel to Australia. Unvaccinated visa holders may still need to be in an exempt category or hold an individual travel exemption to enter Australia. 

    Processing Times for Subclass 651

    75% of applications are processed in: 4 days
    90% of applications are processed in: 30 days

    4 Days
    30 Days

    Tourist visa during COVID times


    Fully vaccinated Australian citizens, permanent residents and eligible visa holders, including visitor visa holders can travel to and from Australia without needing to apply for a travel exemption. Unvaccinated visa holders will still need to be in an exempt category or hold an individual travel ban exemption to enter Australia. 


    You can apply for a new Subclass 600 (except in the Frequent Traveller stream) with no fee (VAC waiver) if:

    • you are outside Australia and
    • you hold, or have previously held, a Visitor (subclass 600) visa that:
      • Department granted outside Australia before 21 March 2020;
      • expired, or will expire, between 20 March 2020 and 30 June 2022 ; or
      • your visa was a multiple entry visa or a single entry visa that was not used for travel to Australia

    You must make your new application online through ImmiAccount by 31 December 2022.

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