VISA for Australia from USA

The U.S. passport holders planning to visit Australia for tourism or business purposes for less than 90 days can obtain an Australian ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization). Australian ETA is valid for 1 year, it is a multi-entry visa, however one stay must not exceed 3 months. The ETA is an electronic label-free visa and can be obtained online on our website. Once approved ETA will be electronically linked to your valid United States passport, you do not need to print any physical document. You will receive your ETA reference number as a confirmation of your ETA.

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Do I need a VISA to visit Australia from USA?

All nationals from the United States traveling to Australia must hold a valid ETA to be able to enter the country. The citizens of the U.S. must hold a valid, unexpired passport to apply for an Australian visa  (ETA). Australian ETA 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 ETA application is around 20 minutes. Australian ETA for the U.S. passport holders is a multi-entry visa allowing the U.S. nationals 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 ETA will be canceled and you will be considered as staying in Australia illegally. The U.S. 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 ETA 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 US Citizens

All the citizens holding the United States passport must hold a valid ETA if they wish to enter Australia for short 90-day visits. To be able to apply for your ETA and later on enter Australia you must hold the U.S. passport which is valid for the duration of your stay, applying for an ETA 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 ETA is valid for 1 year or until the expiration date of your passport, whichever is earlier. To apply for an Australian ETA the U.S. nationals must be outside Australia.

The United States nationals 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 United States passport, email address, and a credit card and our team will take care of the rest.

VISA application for Australia from USA

The U.S. passport holders planning to visit Australia must complete an online ETA application form which will take around 15-20 minutes. While applying the U.S. 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 ETA you must be outside Australia while applying you must use same the passport which you are going to travel with, ETA will be directly linked to your passport. If you have recently renewed or lost your US passport you must obtain a new passport and re-apply for your ETA. Australian ETA cannot be transferred to another passport, nor it can be refunded.

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