Australian Tourist Visa for Indian Citizens

Australian Tourist Visa gives an opportunity to the travelers who have a desire to visit and explore Australia. Every year a stunning population of Indian citizens travel to Australia on Tourist Visa either for visiting their family members and other relatives or to meet someone for business purpose or just to explore glorious places of Australia as a tourist. Australia has developed in attracting tourists from different corners of the world due its exquisite and lively destinations. The Indians who want to immigrate to Australia on Australian Tourist visa have to follow simple basic steps which will open doors to Australia. Indians hold fourth position in migrating to Australia and a number of Indians in Australia is escalating every year. The Australian Tourist Visa Subclass 600 is a temporary visa that last for 3 months and can be extended to 6 or 12 months.

Australian Tourist Visa Requirements for Indian Citizen

  1. Should submit genuine reason to travel to Australia on Tourist Visa Subclass 600 on a temporary time period.

This May Include:

  •  Proof of employment
  •  Proof of leave approved by the employer.
  •  Proof of income like bank statement, assets you own etc
  •  Proof of family ties you have in Australia or in India
  •  Proof of admission to a school or university
  •  Proof of commitments in India to comply like any voluntary work or any membership in an organization.
  1. The reason for travel should not be any business reason or for medical treatment.
  2. Should show adequate funds to manage their temporary stay in Australia.
  3. Should qualify health and character requirements like medical examination, police certifications etc.
  4. Should also present immigration history, such as number of times applied for an Australian visa, times you have visited Australia, any past overseas travels.

Documents Required for Australian Tourist Visa

  1. Form 1419 for application for a Visitor Visa subclass 600 for Australia.
  2. Need copies of all the pages of the valid Indian passport and two passport sized photographs of the applicant measuring 45mm * 355mm showing shoulders and head of the Indian citizen. The applicant name should be printed on the back of the photograph.
  3. Provide all the financial documents which include:

a.) Copy of bank statements

b.) Copy of documents which shows about assets and funds owned by the applicant.

c.) Documents related to tax filing in India for three years.

d.) If you are dependent on your relative living in Australia for your expenses, then you need to provide a statutory declaration and is required to lay down some proofs that the relative is financially efficient to support you.

The Indian citizen is required to submit personal finances, even if you are relying on someone else for they are  that will also taken for decision making while assessing the tourist visa application.

  1. You have to state the purpose of your visit like submission of itinerary that includes details of places you are going to travel, activities planned to devote in etc.
  2. Provide the employment details such as designation and salary, employment period, leave confirmation and the contact details of the person who is writing the letter.In case you are self employed, you need business registration and if you are retired, you should submit proof of retirement. If you are a student from India, then you have submit a proof letter which displays the proof of studying in an Indian institute.
  1. Certain health and character requirements are to be met by the applicant.
  2. No debts owe by the Indian citizen to Australian government.

Related: Work and Holiday in Australia on Subclass 417 visa

Processing time of Australian Tourist Visa for Indians

The processing time, which Tourist Visa 600 takes less amount of time as compared to other Australian visas. You required to supplement  accurate documents for fast application process. However, there is different processing time under different streams of Australian Tourist Visa as listed below.

Tourist stream                            : 19 to 24 days

Business Visitor Stream           : 18 to 16 days

Frequent Traveller Stream      : 20 to 21 days

Sponsored Family Stream       : 31 to 55 days

Approved Destination Status : 3 days to 5 days

This processing time may change from time to time, so applicants from India are requested to check the latest changes in Australian immigration.

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Australia tourist visa fees from India

Australian government charge application base charge of $355 and this may increase or decrease with the type of tourist visa you are applying for. The Australian Tourist visa fees in Indian rupees is 7,100 rupees.

NOTE: Indian Citizens can apply for Australia student visa subclass 600 by both offline and online method. But it is highly recommended by the immigration experts to apply online for hassle free visa journey.

How Make Visas Can Assist You?

If you desire to immigrate to Australia, Make Visas is the right destination for you.  We have the best immigration team of counselors or experts who have full-fledged information about the Australia Immigration and its sub classes. What you required to do is fill out the free visa assessment form and our experts will give you a quick call after scrutinizing your profile. You can also reach the counselors by dialing +91-7042184185/Email your queries on info@makevisas.com

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