International travellers require passport and visitors’ visa
(exception for residents of New Zealand). More information can be
obtained by visiting the
Department Of Immigration Please
entering the country.
Travellers visiting other
countries on the way to and from Australia should check the
vaccination requirements with their doctor or health centre.
Government advises those intending to visit Australia to obtain a visa
or Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) before paying their airline
tickets, disposing of real estate or giving notice to employers.
Also, health and character requirements must be satisfied.
information for UK enquiries is available on 09001 600333.
TOURIST - (ETA)
The Australian government offices
recommend that you apply for your ETA from a travel agent or by
telephoning BP Travel Trade on telephone 01233 211 800. Have your
credit card and information ready. There may be an additional
charge for the visa. This visa requires no passport stamping or
application form filling.
WORKING HOLIDAY VISAS
Details can be obtained by visiting the
BUSINESS - (ETA)
This is for people obtaining entry
into Australia for business purposes.
The Business ETA is
valid for 10 years, or until your passport expires; whichever comes
first. Multiple entries into Australia are permitted with a maximum 3
month stay on each occasion.
It is not necessary to send your
passport and you are not required to provide evidence of an onward
If you require more
than 3 month stay, obtain the relevant application form by calling
BP Travel Services on 01233 211 600.
TEMPORARY RESIDENCE VISAS
Temporary residence is
designed to allow overseas people to come to Australia for specific
purposes, such as economic international relations and social/cultural.
More details by visiting the DIMA
There are eight different
migration information and application booklets available. Several
different visa classes exist for people wanting to permanently migrate
to Australia. The number of some visa classes granted is limited by
law and not always easy to obtain. Information and advice is available
by visiting DIMA