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E-Visitor Visa (Subclass) 651

The subclass 651 visa, or e-visitor visa, is structured for those individuals who wish to visit Australia for:

  • Business purposes
  • As a tourist
  • Visiting family or friends
  • Study or training (for up to 3 months),

The subclass 651 visa is usually valid for one year, and the holders of a subclass 651 visa can travel to Australia as many times as they wish while the visa is valid providing no stay is longer than three consecutive months.

Why to apply for a Electronic Travel Authority Visa 651?

The subclass 651 visa (e-visitor) is a temporary permit to the country. This visa allows its holder to-

  • Stay in Australia-
    • as a Tourist
    • to visit Family or Friends
    • as a Business Visitor
  • Study in the country in their respective field of interest (for three months course); if the study period is for more than three months, a student visa is more appropriate.
  • The electronic travel authority visa does not include any fee. Only the online application charges need to be paid to the Government.

What is the Validity of Subclass 651 Visa?

The subclass 651 visa is ordinarily granted for up to one year. However, a visa holder cannot remain in Australia for the entire duration of this time; instead the holders can stay for up to three months (maximum) for each visit. There is no limit to the number of eVisitor visa applications one can make during their lifetime.

What are the Eligibility requirements for a Subclass 651 Visa?

To be eligible to apply for a subclass 651 visa, the applicant must meet the Department’s requirement for the visa category.

  • The candidate must have an eligible passport. As per the requirements of the 651 visa category, only citizen/ passport holders of the following countries can apply for this visa category –
    • Andorra
    • Austria
    • Belgium
    • Bulgaria
    • Croatia
    • Cyprus
    • Czech Republic
    • Denmark
    • Estonia
    • Finland
    • France
    • Germany
    • Greece
    • Hungary
    • Iceland
    • Ireland
    • Italy
    • Latvia
    • Liechtenstein
    • Lithuania
    • Luxembourg
    • Malta
    • Monaco
    • The Netherlands
    • Norway
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Romania
    • Republic of San Marino
    • Slovak Republic
    • Slovenia
    • Spain
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • United Kingdom – British Citizen
    • Vatican City.
  • The candidate must be a genuine visitor and should obey the visa conditions.
  • The candidate must be free of tuberculosis when they enter the country.
  • The candidate must meet all the character requirements of the visa category.
  • The candidate must be outside Australia when they apply and be outside of Australia when the visa is granted.
  • The applicant must not have a history of canceled visas as it might lead to rejection of the visa application form.
  • The candidate must have paid back all the dues to the Australian Government (if there is any) or have made adequate payment arrangements.
  • The candidate should have enough money to support their stay in the country as well as to leave the country when their stay ends.

If any individual has (in any country) one or more criminal convictions for which the total sentence or sentences are 12 months or more (whether served or not), they will not be permitted entry to Australia whilst holding an eVisitor as per the Department’s condition for the visa category.

As the candidates for this visa category are personally liable for all of their healthcare costs while they are in Australia, it is recommended they take out health insurance to cover any unforeseen medical treatment they might need during their stay. If the applicant is under 18 years of age, the Department need to be convinced that granting the visa is the in the best interest of the applicant.

For more information on the subclass 651 visa conditions and eligibility please get in contact with any of E-Help’s knowledgeable immigration agents. All of our agents are trained to assist clients with a vist application that is best suited to their needs and eligibility.

How to Apply for a Subclass 651 Visa

Before submitting an application for a subclass 651 visa, the candidate must ensure that they hold a valid passport. If your passport is due to expire within 12 months of obtaining your visa, it is advised to secure a fresh passport before initiating the visa application process as a 651 visa is attached to the current passport. If the current passport expires or the candidate gets a new passport the subclass 651 visa will cease and the the candidate will be required to apply for a new visa category.

The next step lies in the gathering of the relevant evidence as per the visa conditions. The evidence should be accurate and complementary to the application form’s facts as per the 651 eligibility.

After filing the subclass 651 visa applications, the Department shall inform the candidate of their decision. To ensure you attain a positive decision, get in touch with our immigration agents for your smooth visa processing.

Our 651 visa immigration agent will be more than happy to assist you in your range of visa based questions. We understand the value of living with your family, and a temporary visa is generally less thoroughly assessed than permanent access.

Processing Time for Subclass 651 Visa

The usual processing time for the 651 visa application is approximately seven months for 90% of the applications.

The processing time of each form differs depending upon the individual’s profile and eligibility conditions of the visa category. The application processing is subjected to individual scrutiny and takes longer for processing if the eligibility conditions are not adequately met, or the documents are not in order.

Communicate with a professional 651 visa immigration agent at E-Help for further details on the visa processing time and requirements, and to ensure there are no delays in the processing of your visa.

Contact Us

At E-Help we offer a superior, quick, and comfortable Australia visa facilitation service. With a highly professional and dedicated team of visa experts, our immigration agents are here to cater to all your Australia visa application requirements and conditions. Our specialised (651) visa consultants will communicate with you and screen your profile to understand your preferences, requirements before identifying the segment that can offer you the highest possibility of successful migration.

Our consultants are frequently updated with the latest changes in immigration laws, conditions, and policies and would love to be a part of your journey of converting the Australian dream to reality! To book an appointment with our visa immigration agents please fill in the form below or dial us on 1300 92 33 22

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