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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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 wrong

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 ...
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Can I apply for an Australian visit visa within 7 days after getting refused once?

I have applied for an Australian visit visa under subclass 600 from Bangladesh. My daughter lives there permanently and she has sent the invitation letter. I also have provided all necessary ...
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My girlfriend wants $1500 to prove she can look after herself when she arrives in Australia [duplicate]

My girlfriend wants $1500 to prove to customs that she had money to look after herself when she arrives in Australia. True or false. I'm questioning it. I do believe it's for real. She seems very ...
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First name put as Surname/ Family Name on passport

My Given name is Akhter Ali and Surname/ Family name is Shah but surname on Passport is mentioned as Ali which happens to be my given name. I am planning to sponsor my brother for Sponsored Family ...
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Can I travel to Australia on a business trip using my tourist stream visitor visa? [duplicate]

I know it has been answered here that you can travel as a tourist on a business stream of subclass 600. Can I travel to Australia as a tourist on a business visitor visa? But another online source ...
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How to show Australia ETA proof at Taiwan entry?

I had an Australia ETA and it expired since I visited Australia 2 months ago. Now I'm applying for a Taiwan Travel Authorization, using this ETA. They said "Upon arrival, the visitor is required to ...
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Does my wife, who is accompanying me to a conference in Australia, need a separate visa application?

I am from India. I have been invited to a conference in AI to be held in Australia this year. I want my wife to accompany me during the trip, since we wish to tour Australia as well during the same ...
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Do I need to declare medication every time I cross the border into NZ/Aus?

I have ADHD, and for this I use stimulant medication (similar to Ritalin), which in New Zealand at least holds a class of restriction higher than regular prescribed medications (it requires a Ministry ...
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Minor on visitor visa returning to India from Australia with grandparents

My nephew (6 years old) is returning from Australia to India with his grandparents. He, his parents and grandparents came over on a visitor's visa for vacation. His parents left after a week. Will he ...
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Polish/Canadian going to Australia through the US [duplicate]

I'm Polish-Canadian, living in Canada. I'm planning to travel to Australia for 6 weeks and I'm about to apply for a visitor visa. I found out holders of Polish passports are not required to pay the ...
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Australian driving / routing site that understands dirt / un-made roads?

Inspired by an episode of the TV show Queensland Weekender, we were pondering taking a "quick" trip out to Outback Queensland in Australia. We tapped the proposed destination into the Google Maps ...
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Brit with a criminal record travelling to Australia. Which visa to apply for?

I am struggling to find a firm answer to my question. Here's my situation: I am looking to travel to Australia in December for a few weeks to visit my brother, who moved there a few years ago. I am a ...
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Dog registration - Australia - moving around areas [closed]

Apologies if this is not in correct area. I will try to be as clear as possible! I am from the UK so I have little knowledge of this - I have looked up information but cannot seem to find anything ...
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Is a medical evaluation required for Australia's eVisitor (subclass 651) visa?

I just applied for a 651 for my son to make his annual visit here from the UK, which is usually processed in a day or two. This time, however, they've requested that he get a medical exam and chest x-...
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A transfer at an airport where you don't have admission into a country

I have a 3-year ban in Australia, with 1.5 years left. The reason: I thought my student visa expired in July but it expired in June, so I overstayed my visa for 1 month. I am going to New Zealand on a ...
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Restricted validity UK passport, Australian visa application [closed]

I am being given a restricted validity passport (in the UK) because I have lost too many passports. This means it will expire in a year. I am planning to travel to Australia in 7 months for a working ...
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Can I bring in my dog's effects into Australia - e.g collar/lead/jumper/soft bed?

He is coming with us (via quarantine) but I'm a bit confused whether it's ok to bring his personal effects with us. I saw you have declare animal products such as real animals/dead/fur etc, but I'm ...
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Indian passport: Travel to Australia from the United States

I am an Indian passport holder and currently in the US on my F1 student visa. I am planning to travel to Australia in December. My sister will be sponsoring me for my visa to Australia. If granted a ...
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Can you travel to Canada or Australia if you're inadmissible to the US?

My friend has been inadmissible to the US since 2009 due to misrepresentation, but got married in 2013 to a US citizen, while his visa is still denied after 8 years. Can he travel to Canada or ...
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Can I bring this metal gift by airplane to Australia?

I will visit Australia very soon. I bought this gift. Can I have problems with Customs at the Australian airport?
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Is it rude to bring our own baby food into a restaurant?

Our baby is too small to eat adult’s food, so we bring our own baby food with us when we dine in a restaurant, which supplies us with a baby high chair. I am wondering if it is rude to bring our own ...
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Can I buy a one-way ticket to Australia with an indefinite visa?

I have an Iranian passport and an Australian class 101, multiple-entry visa with indefinite stay. Could I buy a one-way ticket to Australia?
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Applying as a dependent 457 visa subclass of spouse while waiting for tourist visa

I have applied for a tourist visa to Australia on the 24th of Jan this year soon after I got married to visit my Husband who is living there under Temporary graduate visa. We thought since the partner ...
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Australian Telcos: Telstra vs. Boost

I’m going to take a journey through the Australian bush (from Perth to Darwin then from Cairns to Sydney) and I need a SIM card for my phone. I have heard unanimously that Telstra is the best for ...
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Can a student visa holder in New Zealand apply for a visitor visa to Australia while still in New Zealand?

Can a student visa holder to NZ get a visitor visa to Australia from NZ (Indian passport holder)?
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Applying for Student Visa while living in Australia on Working Holiday Visa [closed]

I am currently in Australia on a Working Holiday visa which will expire on March 3rd, 2018. I will be applying for a Student Visa soon as I have received my CoE for Uni recently, but I've come to ...
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Acquiring AUD traveller's cheques for Tuvalu in Fiji

I am planning to spend two or three weeks in Tuvalu this June. I understand there are no ATM facilities in Tuvalu and the local currency is the Australian Dollar. I assume it would be safer to ...
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Is it true that Australia no longer issues physical visa stickers?

This question is about a tourist visa. I was told by the visa application centre that Australia no longer issues physical visa stickers, and when one is granted a visa, it will be checked ...
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Australian Skilled Visa - Suitable skills assessment [closed]

I wonder what the "Suitable skills assessment" involves? Does it involve written tests? I have a background in software engineering.
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Free tent camping location close to Adelaide?

I would like to be able to camp without fees for a week outside of Adelaide City, in South Australia, being able to walk, cycle or take public transport into town within an hour. Not wishing to ...
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What Australian visa is required? [closed]

What is the visa required for a British citizen coming to Australia for 10 days to perform mechanical work? He is employed by a UK firm.
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How do I change the dates of my Schengen visa?

I am an Indian Citizen and Permanent Resident of Australia. My employer needs to send me to France to complete a project. I applied and successfully received a short stay visa for 15 days. The project ...
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Visa required for marrying an Australian citizen in Australia, when neither party is or intends to be resident

I am an Austrian (EU) citizen, and my fiancée is an Australian/British dual-citizen. We cohabit in the UK. We intend to get married and honeymoon in Australia next month and then return to the UK. ...
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Do you need vaccinations for a stopover in Australia?

I need to stop over in Australia, to go to and come back from New Zealand. Given that I don't need any visa for the stopovers, I wonder if I should get some specific vaccination, or bring any ...
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One way ticket for Australia [closed]

My mom is visiting me, with a European passport and three months visa. Does she need to buy a one way ticket or a two way ticket? The travel agency told her she needs to buy a 2 way ticket.
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When applying for a tourist visa for Australia as a South African, do I need to supply bank statements?

How many bank statements are required when applying for a travel visa to Australia? I'm a South African citizen.
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Australian applying for a UK Visa

I am applying for a 2-year UK visa. I am a little confused with the checklist of documents to have before my appointment. It is asking for evidence of travel, flights, itinerary. However I don't want ...
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Is there a limit to the total number of days I can be in Australia on my visitor visa?

I hold the eVisitor (subclass 651) visa, dated Sept 12th 2017 and I understand that I can enter Australia anytime for up to 90 days per entry. Is there a limit of the total days within the visa ...
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English with Australian citizenship travel

I am English with Australian citizenship by descent. I'm off to Australia in October 2018. I've been trying hard to find from the embassy if I can travel on an English passport with a tourist visa. My ...

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