Visa Information

Consulate information


1601 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (202) 797-3000 Website

Important Facts

Australia has strict border measures in place to protect the health of the Australian community. In line with Australia’s travel restrictions, the ETA online system is currently available through the Australian ETA App. The Australian ETA App is free via the Apple Store (Apple) or Google Play store (Android). The traveler must download the App and fill in the respective information accordingly.  

  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (subject to change). Travelers entering or transiting through Australia must have a negative Covid-19 PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. All travelers arriving by air into Australia should complete an Australia Travel Declaration (ATD) 72 hours before departure and is subject to presenting the “Form” upon arrival and may be quarantined for 14 days at the first point of entry. This does not apply to travelers younger than 5 years. Please check the Covid-19 and the border website to understand how travel restrictions, quarantine and any additional requirements may apply. For up to date information, please click this link
  • Passport must have at least six (6) months validity beyond the completion of a trip and has two (2) blank visa pages.
  • Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) is available (see above) for nationals of  Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Canada, Denmark,  Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK/British Overseas Citizens, USA and some other countries. For the complete ETA eligible countries, please click here 
  • Visitor visa (e600), Visitor visa subclass 600 (Business/Tourist stream) or eVisitor (651) are available for other nationalities. Application & payment should be filed online.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements US NON-US e-Visa
Valid passport
Completed and signed application form
Completed ETA information form
Passport size photos - one (1) photo
Copies of all the pages of your valid passport
Copy of valid passport's vital information page
Invitation letter
Letter of employment
Recent bank statement
Copy of flight itinerary
A round trip travel airline ticket with traveler's name.
Letter of support (Business visa only)
Copy of proof of legal residency in the US
Travel health insurance

Forms and Links

ETA Application Form Business Visa application form Tourist Visa application form

Processing Time

Processing timeService type
2 to 3 business daysETA
3 to 4 weeksRegular

Fee per Visa

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
ETA20.00Multiple1 year

Additional Notes

  • Allow (2) two extra days for GC Visa Office to process your application.
  • For Long Term/Work Visa and Children under 18, Contact GC Visa Office.
  • Please note that Embassies/Country Representative Offices change the requirements on a regular basis without notifying us.
  • There is a GC surcharge for our services.

Last updated: September 21, 2022