Making preparations to visit Australia on a visit visa
Australia is surely a beautiful country, the land to the kangaroo and to a host of naturally beautiful places which you can visit and enjoy your time. Therefore, many people are interested in visiting Australia so that they can spend their vacations in the midst of splendid natural surroundings and have a memorable time to spend.
Other than that, many people visit Australia so that they can visit their family and friends who are already staying in Australia, so that they can enjoy their company probably after a long time and have fun all along.
- Information about the Australian visit visa
Generally speaking, the visit visa for Australia is what you need to apply for if you want to travel to Australia for the sake of leisure.
The visit for Australia actually covers trip to Australia by individuals as a visitor, for business, to visit family members or for those who are on a travel visit with a registered travel agent from the People’s Republic of China.
These are the four reasons of visit which are covered by the Australian visit visa.
The visit visa for Australia is valid up to three, six or twelve months from the date of issue.
The basic fee for the processing of your application of a visit visa for Australia ranges between AED 130~335 and you as an applicant will pay according to the category of visit visa which you apply for, since there are a number of categories of the visit visa created by the Australian immigration department.
However, there is a case in which you might be apple to bypass some of the fees of the visit visa if you hold a certain passport or even get your visa free of charge.
The application for the Australian visit visa can be submitted either in paper or online over the World Wide Web.
- Paying your fees for the visa application
You can pay your visa application fees either online over the World Wide Web using a credit card or a debit card or make it in person at the Australian Embassy in your country. To have an accurate understanding of how you can pay your fees, you need to take a look at the list of payment methods in your country so that you know how to pay. This list should be available at the official website of the Australian embassy in your country, so check it out and pay the fees accordingly.
- Terms and conditions of a visit visa for Australia
Remember that while you are on a visit visa to Australia, you cannot work there.
Also, you cannot study for more than three months when you travel to Australia on a visit visa.
This further implies that if you plan to visit Australia so that you can take part in any event that is very important for you, you should schedule your trip so that you can take part in the event with the validity period of your visit visa because under no circumstances will you be legally permitted to stay in Australia if your visa validity period has expired.
Moreover, you cannot stay in Australia beyond the prescribed period of a visit visa whatever that might be, since visit visas differ according to their periods of validity.
There are also additional conditions that a visit visa to Australia entails and you are required to abide by all of them. If you are found to be in violation of any of these conditions such as if you are found working in Australia, your visit visa may be cancelled and additional penalties may also be imposed upon you.