The United Kingdom passport holders planning to visit Australia for tourism or business purposes for less than 90 days can obtain an Australian eVisitor (651) visa. Australian eVisitor (651) visa is valid for 1 year, it is a multi-entry visa, however one stay must not exceed 3 months. The eVisitor (651) visa is an electronic label-free visa and can be obtained online on our website. Once approved eVisitor (651) visa will be electronically linked to your valid UK passport, you do not need to print any physical document. You will receive your eVisitor (651) visa reference number as a confirmation of your visa.
Do I need a VISA for Australia from UK?
All nationals from the United Kingdom traveling to Australia must hold a valid eVisitor (651) visa to be able to enter the country. The citizens of the UK must hold a valid, unexpired passport to apply for an Australian eVisitor (651) visa. Australian eVisitor (651) visa can be used to travel for holiday or business purposes, work in Australia with this type of visa is strictly forbidden. The average estimated time to complete the online eVisitor (651) visa application is around 20 minutes. Australian eVisitor (651) visa for the United Kingdom passport holders is a multi-entry visa allowing the nationals from Great Britain to visit Australia for up to 1 year (or until the passport expiry date, whichever is earlier), however, one stay must not exceed 3 months. If you overstay the allowed 90 days period, your eVisitor (651) visa will be canceled and you will be considered as staying in Australia illegally. The United Kingdom nationals that overstay in Australia may be detained or deported by Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection. Australia has strict health restrictions, applicants who have active tuberculosis will not be admitted to the country, HIV positive applicants are admitted on a case-by-case basis. Australian eVisitor (651) visa does not guarantee acceptance to the country, officers at the border control might still deny you of entry if they find you not eligible to enter the country.
Australia VISA requirements for UK Citizens
All the citizens holding the United Kingdom passport must hold a valid eVisitor (651) visa if they wish to enter Australia for short 90-day visits. To be able to apply for your eVisitor (651) visa and later on enter Australia you must hold the UK passport which is valid for the duration of your stay, applying for an eVisitor (651) visa will not require passport validity beyond this period although keep in mind if you are transiting or have planned an onward trip make sure to check the passport validity requirements for that country. The eVisitor (651) visa is valid for 1 year or until the expiration date of your passport, whichever is earlier. To apply for an Australian eVisitor (651) visa nationals from Great Britain must be outside Australia.
UK citizens traveling to Australia must also take into consideration the following aspects:
-in some cases, travelers who are 75 years or older might be required to undertake a health examination.
-once you arrive in Australia you might be asked to provide proof of funds which will cover your stay as well as return ticket back to your home or onward country.
-You must have at least one blank page in your passport upon your arrival in Australia for the entry stamp.
-Currency amount that exceeds 10,000 AUD must be declared upon your arrival as well as the departure from Australia.
The application process online is simple and quick, the basic requirements that must be met are to – have a valid UK passport, email address, and a credit card and our team will take care of the rest.
Australian VISA application for UK Citizens
The UK passport holders planning to visit Australia must complete an online eVisitor (651) visa application form which will take around 15-20 minutes. While applying the United Kingdom nationals will be required to enter their travel information, passport details, residential address, and answer additional background questions (regarding their health and criminal records), please make sure that your personal data you provided matches your passport and is correct.
Once you complete the online application form you will be redirected to the payment page, after the successful payment you will receive your order number to the email address provided in the application. Our team will carefully revise and submit your application. You should receive your approval within the next 24 hours, however, in some cases the process might take up to 3-5 business days. You might also receive an email from our customer support agents, to provide additional information or to confirm the information provided.
Please note that in order to apply for your eVisitor (651) visa you must be outside Australia while applying you must use same the passport which you are going to travel with, eVisitor (651) visa will be directly linked to your passport. If you have recently renewed or lost your UK passport you must obtain a new passport and re-apply for your eVisitor (651) visa. Australian eVisitor (651) visa cannot be transferred to another passport, nor it can be refunded.