Australia visa application and requirements

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All non-resident travellers are banned from entering Australia. Foreign nationals, including immediate family members of an Australian citizen or permanent resident who do not hold a valid Partner visa, are required to apply online for an exemption prior to entering the country. Exemptions are granted at the discretion of the Commissioner of the Australian Border Force.

Fill out Australia tourist visa application form online

and provide digital copies of the following documents:

Notarized copy of Philippines passport. A NOTARIZED copy of your valid, signed Philippines passport with at least 6 months validity. Please do NOT send your original passport.
Passport Photo: 1 Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.
Proof of Status. Residence permit or other proof of legal status in Philippines, which is valid for another 6 months after arrival date.
Itinerary. Copy of an itinerary or flight reservation from an airline or travel agent. Please do not purchase tickets until the visa has been issued.
Personal Letter. A personal letter from the applicant addressed to the Embassy of Australia, explaining the purpose of the trip, dates of travel, cities to be visited, and place of accommodation. The letter must be written and signed personally by the visa applicant or their legal guardian. A tour company cannot provide the letter on the visa applicant's behalf.
Bank statement. Copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.
Employment Letter. An employment verification letter from applicant's employer on business letterhead, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job. If you are self-employed, include a copy of your business license and tax return. For students, please submit an official letter from your school indicating that you are in good standing and that you are registered for the upcoming semester. If you are retired please submit proof of your retirement fund.
Mortgage/Lease. A copy of the applicant's mortgage or lease. If renting without a lease, please submit a letter from the owner of the house stating the duration and the contract terms of your stay.
Polio Vaccination. If the applicant has spent 28 days or more in Afghanistan, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia or Syria after May 5th 2014, the applicant must provide a polio vaccination certificate.
Personal Invitation from Host in Australia. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date. You will also need to provide proof of the host's status in Australia ie. copy of their Australia passport's information page, or, if they are not a citizen of Australia, copies of their Australia residence permit and their national passport's information pages.
If you will be receiving financial support from a host or other sponsor in Australia, please provide a copy of that individual's bank statement. Please note that the invitation letter from your host should specifically state the types of support they will be providing (financial, accommodations, etc).
Immediate Family Information. Evidence of immediate family members in country of residence. Please fill out Family Composition form and provide copies of valid ID and their contact information of your family members.
Military Service Record. If applicant has served in the military, please provide a certified copy of military service record or discharge papers (for former military).
Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.
Form 956A. Applicants must fill out this form in order for the visa to be processed. The form can be found here.
Evidence of travel history. Evidence of past travel. This should be a copy of all of the pages of your current passport showing all entry and exit stamps from other countries. Also provide a copy of all pages of your expired passport if available.
Please be advised that the Embassy of Australia may extend the processing time up to 6 weeks for certain applicants. This decision is entirely at the embassy's discretion.

Additional required documents for minors (under 18)
1. If you are younger than 18 years of age: evidence that every person with a legal right to decide where you live consents to your travel to Australia on this visa. If one or both parents are not coming with you, provide:

a statutory declaration giving their permission. The declaration form can be found here.

Form 1229 Consent form to grant an Australian visa to a child under the age of 18 years. If you use this form, you will have to attach a certified copy of your parent’s or guardian’s government-issued identification document (such as a passport or drivers licence) with their photograph and their signature. This form can be found here.

2. If you are younger than 18 years of age and you will stay in Australia: with someone other than a parent, legal guardian or relative.

a declaration signed by the person who will be responsible for you in Australia.

Form 1257 Undertaking declaration. This form can be found here.

3. Evidence of enrollment at school, college or university.

Australia tourist visa fees for citizens of Philippines

Tourist visa (Subclass 600)
  • Validity: up to 1 year
  • Processing: 15-30 business days
  • Total cost: 254.00 
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    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 115.00 Processing: 139.00: 0.00 Total cost: 254.00
Maximum stay in Australia: 90 days  
Australia visa help Maximum stay refers to the number of days allowed on a single visit.
Maximum stay in Australia: 90 days
Australia visa help Maximum stay refers to the number of days allowed on a single visit.
Australia visa for citizens of Philippines is required. For more information please contact the nearest Australia embassy.

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