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Questions tagged [australia]

An island country and continent in the Southern Hemisphere, located in the south-west Pacific Ocean. More specific regional tags (to be preferred, where relevant) include: [new-south-wales] [northern-territory], [queensland], [sunshine-coast], [victoria-australia]

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What can I do if my Australian visitor visa application has not been decided yet? - November 19th,2018

I live in Cameroon, married and 32 years old. I need to complete a short course for 3 months and my University said I was not eligible to get a confirmation of enrolment because the course is only 3 ...
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Do I need to attach my Australian visa with the visa application as an EU citizen for Ireland?

I am going to apply for Ireland as a family member of an EU citizen. Previously I visited Australia. As Australia provide e-visa,there is no visa proof attached on my passport. Do I need to attach the ...
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American TSA locks in Australia

I'm about to travel through Australia, and I'd like to use my American TSA-openable locks on my luggage. I'm not sure if I should, though, or if I'm just inviting Australian authorities to damage my ...
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How much time it takes to transfer an Australia visa to a new passport using Form 929?

I have a business visa for Australia valid till end of this year(2019) but the passport it is linked to is about to expire. I have applied for a new passport which I will get within the next 14 days. ...
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Are electronic visas not acceptable for boarding a plane?

I have recently received an Australian student visa from Pakistan and now I want to travel through Oman Air. It's a connected flight with two stops, one in Muscat and the next one in Abu Dhabi. I have ...
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Can I still travel to Australia for a holiday on my Temporary Skills Shortage (subclass 482) visa if I will not be working for my sponsor?

I have an Indian passport and a Temporary Skills Shortage (subclass 482) visa approved for myself and my wife to work in Australia for my sponsoring company. However, I would not be joining my ...
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Should I declare my laptop in the passenger card? [closed]

so I just got my student visa granted and I'll be going to Australia for the first time by next month Im going to bring my Laptop $2000 , Tripod $140 , Camera $1600 and Ipad $800 which all worth more ...
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What's the cheapest way to get from the Sunshine Coast to the Gold Coast without a car, other than hitchhiking?

Normally I actually do hitchhike between these two (-: But next time I can't leave until the 14th and have a flight out of the Gold Coast on the morning of the 16th. Hitching is not guaranteed to get ...
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Australian visa requirement for a USA green card holder

What kind of visa do I need to visit Australia from USA? I am a USA green card holder with an Iranian passport.
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Can I take a home baked christmas cake into Australia?

I have baked a large rich fruit cake decorated with marzipan and sugar icing for my son and his family. Can I bring it with me into Australia?
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What country of residence should I put in the Incoming Passenger Card if I have moved countries after my Australian visa was granted?

So basically Im a student in Singapore for 2 years and by the time im applying for my Australian student visa im using singapore as my country of residence as I studied there before. I got my student ...
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Travel internationally while Australia visitor visa application pending?

Indian passport holder working in USA here. I have business meetings in Australia in January. I will apply for an Australia business visitor visa in USA. It looks like it is an electronic ...
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tourist visa for Australia, health assesment, how long until accepted?

I'm in Bali right now and applied for a tourist visa for Australia as my working holiday visa finished a few days ago. Following the application they asked me for an health assesment which I concluded ...
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Australia ETA with prior speeding ticket

I'm planning on traveling to Australia so I applied for an ETA. The site said you wouldn't be eligible if you had a conviction with a sentence of 12 months, which I don't. However, I do have a couple ...
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Can I pay my overstay in Philippines at the airport then leave thereafter?

I have overstayed in Philippines for roughly 6months because my Australian passport expired while I was here, I was born here but then naturalized in Australia making me no longer a citizen here. I ...
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What happens if a Filipino/Australian overstays in the Philippines?

I have overstayed my 1-year Balikbayan privilege (1 year free visa) because my passport expired while I was in the Philippines. I was born here and have had a previous Philippines passport but have ...
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Ban from Canada 5 years. Applying for Australia on student visa [closed]

I applied for skilled migration visa in 2015 and banned from Canada for misrepresentation. The thing is I honestly lied in the application. Now I am applying for student visa in Australia. Now my ...
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Where can I exchange Mongolian currency in Sydney?

I was given Mongolian money and I would like to exchange it within Australia. Where in Sydney can I exchange it?
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Visiting Australia both for tourism and visiting family, letter of invitation required for visa application?

We are visiting Australia primarily for tourism, but we also have cousins who live there and plan to meet them. For our application, do we only need to show our hotel reservations, or do we also need ...
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What path do flights across Australia take?

This is a screenshot of a Facebook post discussing a flight between Sydney and Perth. The line bends to the North, but shouldn't it bend to the south if its following a great circle? Or, do pilots on ...
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Migrating to Australia with a *lot* of alcohol [closed]

I'm a bit of a hobbyist cocktail mixer, and as such I have a nicely stocked bar at home. In a couple of weeks, I will be migrating to Australia (from The Netherlands, if it matters), and I'm trying to ...
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dual citizenship/visas [duplicate]

Hoping someone can answer this question! I am an Australian citizen and I live in Canada on a PR card but my two kids were born and we live in Canada. I have two children who both have Australian ...
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Overstayed in UK [duplicate]

I was on a Highly Skilled Migrant Programme (HSMP) visa until 2009 in the UK. However, while renewing/extending the same, the local bank did not provide one year bank statements that were required for ...
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Can anyone please clarify my doubts regarding tourist Visa to Australia - Business Stream [closed]

I am from India and been working (as a graphic designer) for a real estate company in Australia from last couple of years. I have never been outside India. I am planning to visit Australia this ...
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What are the borders of the Ti Tree Fruit Fly Exclusion zone in Australia's Northern Territory?

In Australia, State and territory governments restrict the movement of fruit within the country to control pests. A government website says: Ti Tree Fruit Fly Exclusion Zone (FFEZ) The Ti Tree ...
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Expected arrival date changed - Australian Visitor 600 Visa

I filed an application for a Visitor 600 visa. Part of the application asked when I was expecting to arrive, and I said 8 November. We have however changed our plans to be earlier by one day (arriving ...
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Bringing food into Australia [closed]

I am travelling to Australia and Norfolk Island next week and I wondered if I can bring the following food: Weetbix Tea Bags Marmite
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What ID can be used for children on domestic flights in Australia?

Children in Australia usually don’t have a photo ID to travel on domestic flights. What IDs other than a passport can be used for identification?
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Can I travel to Australia in less than 2 weeks if I transfer my visa to my new passport?

I transferred my visa to my new passport and it’s saying it takes 2 weeks to come, my flight is Sunday I arrive in Sydney Monday at night, I still have my old passport! If I bring that will they let ...
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How to apply for Australian visiting visa while working remotely?

I'm an Indian citizen and an Indian passport holder. I want to travel to Australia for a short period of 3 - 6 month). While researching for an appropriate visa I found that Visitor visa (subclass 600)...
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Does a US national need a medical visa to receive treatment in Australia?

I'm travelling to Australia soon to receive a medical procedure from a gastroenterologist who provides a treatment not available in the US (which I intend to pay for out of pocket). I'm also visiting ...
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Do Ukrainians need a Transit Visa to Australia for a 2-hour airside transit?

As far as I know you only need a visa if you’re staying for more than 8 hours and want to exit the airport
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Reapplying for Australian tourist visa with my successful US visas? [closed]

I am a Jordanian citizen. My application for Australian tourist visa was denied. I provided bank account and work letter. Everything was ok but I haven't travelled in the past 5 years so I checked as "...
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Can I use an Australian child car seat in the US?

I have an Australian child seat, and I would like to know if it's legal to use in the US. From what I can tell, there is a US standard for child restraints, but I can't seem to find whether it is ...
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Traveling to Australia from Sweden, problem with given names

So I booked a flight to Melbourne a while ago, and when I booked the tickets for me and my wife I wrote in our names as they are written in the passport. The traveling agency wanted me to specify my "...
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Changing layover dates for an Australian transit visa [closed]

I am an Indian citizen. I booked flights from Chennai, India to Port Vila, Vanuatu via Brisbane, Australia on August 13, 2018 with a layover in Brisbane, Australia on August 15, 2018. I have applied ...
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Transit visa for Australia applied for but not granted yet

I am an Indian passport holder and have applied for Australian transit visa 10 days ago. It has not been granted yet. Processing time for Australian visas is 6-8 days. I have to travel to Port Vila, ...
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Husband and wife applying together for an Australian tourist visa. Do we apply as a group or separately?

We are a husband and wife applying together for an Australian tourist visa. Do we apply as a group (creating a group ID) or separately from a single account? We will be traveling on our own with ...
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Canadian eTA on different passport

As a dual citizen, if I have a valid eTA that expires in 2019 on my British passport, can I get a new eTA for my Australian passport now instead, as that is what I wish to travel on?
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Could I be denied working holiday visa because I was refused entry into Canada once?

I am applying for a working holiday visa subclass 462 to Australia and wanted to know if my past refused entry into Canada could negatively impact it. I was traveling with friends when the border ...
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Would chocolate liqueur cherries be allowed through Australian customs? [duplicate]

If the liqueur cherries have a stem and seeds will they be allowed into Australia through Australian customs?
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Does UKVI check other countries visa details on your old passport?

So I have just applied for a UK visa. I submitted my old passports as well as my current passport. Does UKVI actually look at every little detail in old passports and visa details from other ...
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Will an Australian work visa overstay almost 10 years ago affect my Tier 4 UK visa? [closed]

So I've been agonising over this. I have just submitted my UK visa application (Tier 4) and have also submitted my current passport as well as my 2 old/expired passports to UKVI for processing. In ...
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Australia: Multiple-entry visa (Temporary work permit, for Subclass 400) [closed]

I am from India and applying for a Subclass 400 visa with multiple entry. I am planning for a 90-day visit to Australia. I would like to know if it is possible to travel back to India after 30 days of ...
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Staying in Australia on an ETA for about 3+3 months

The official website states you are able to enter and leave Australia as many times as you need to during a 12 month period and You can stay in Australia for a maximum of three months on each ...
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Where near Melbourne Victoria Australia can I see snow without needing chains?

I want to take the kids to see the snow but I don't want to stay overnight and Ideally, I want them to have a play but without having to be too involved such as getting chains on the car or staying ...
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Can I stop working while I petition for a change from an E-3 visa to a B-2 visa?

I am on an E-3 working visa and I want to leave my job and travel around the US. I understand I can lodge a petition to USCIS with a form I-539, Change of Visa Status. I saw on their website: Until ...
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Do I need to update my Australian student visa to show my new passport details?

I am in Australia on a student visa. Since my Indian passport was about to expire, I renewed it and have a new passport issued by India. Do I need to update the Australian visa with new passport ...
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Will a previous visa rejection affect my Canadian visa application?

I wish to apply for a Canadian visit visa. I will be applying from Pakistan. I will be visiting a friend so I have some questions. I am still a student, 22 years old. Will that affect its outcome? ...
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Australian E-visa got my passport number worng

I was granted an Australian Visitor (subclass 600) Visa through the inmi.gov.au online system. The visa-granted letter shows all my basic data correctly. However, the letter shows my passport number ...