* Visa Application Periods
Application periods have
All the visa applicants need to come and apply in person except those who reside in distant locations - north of Newcastle, west of Katoomba, or south of Wollongong in New South Wales and anywhere in the Northern Territory.
The applicants in distant places may apply by post.
This is a slide show style visa requirement check tool (MS PowerPoint required).
■ Visa Processing Time
The minimum assessment time is 2-3 weeks for a Working Holiday visa and 5 working days for other visas. It generally takes longer if additional documents are required for further assessment.
There is NO priority processing service.
Visas are valid for 3 months from the date of issue except for a Working Holiday Visa which is valid for 1 year.
■ Frequently Asked Questions