Visitor Visa (Subclass 600)
The Visitor Visa (subclass 600) is a type of visa that allows individuals to visit Australia for tourism, business, or to visit family and friends. This visa can be granted for a period of up to three, six, or twelve months, depending on the purpose of your visit and your individual circumstances.
To be eligible for the Visitor Visa (subclass 600), you must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Genuine temporary entrant: You must be a genuine visitor and intend to stay in Australia temporarily.
- Financial requirements: You must have sufficient funds to support yourself during your stay in Australia.
- Health and character requirements: You must meet health and character requirements.
- No previous visa cancellations or refusals: You must not have had a visa cancelled or refused while you were in Australia.
- Good intentions: You must have good intentions and not pose a risk to the Australian community.
There are four streams under the Visitor Visa (subclass 600):
- Tourist stream: This stream is for individuals who want to visit Australia for tourism purposes, such as holidays or sightseeing.
- Business visitor stream: This stream is for individuals who want to visit Australia for business purposes, such as attending conferences, meetings, or negotiating business deals.
- Sponsored family stream: This stream is for individuals who are sponsored by an Australian citizen or permanent resident to visit family in Australia.
- Approved destination status stream: This stream is for groups of Chinese tourists who are travelling to Australia with an approved tour group.
It is important to note that the Visitor Visa (subclass 600) does not allow you to work in Australia. If you want to work in Australia, you will need to apply for a different type of visa.
It is recommended that you seek the advice of a registered migration agent to determine your eligibility and improve your chances of successfully obtaining the Visitor Visa (subclass 600).