Australia Passport & Visa Requirements
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Entry requirements for Americans
US nationals must have a valid passport for intended period of stay. A pre-obtained Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) is required.
Entry requirements for UK nationals
UK nationals must have a passport valid for intended period of stay. A pre-arranged Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) is required.
Entry requirements for Canada
Canadian nationals require a passport valid for intended period of stay. A pre-arranged Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) is required.
Entry requirements for South Africans
South African nationals must have a passport valid for the duration of stay. A visa is required.
Entry requirements for New Zealanders
New Zealanders require a valid passport on entry to Australia. A Special Category Visa (SCV) is issued on arrival after completing a passenger card.
Entry requirements for Irish nationals
Irish nationals must have a passport valid for the intended period of stay. A pre-arranged Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) is required.
A valid passport and a visa or ETA is required for travel to Australia. An ETA is an electronically issued and verified visa, not visible in a passport. ETAs are issued to passengers travelling for touristic or business purposes. Tourist ETAs are usually valid for three months. ETAs are obtainable online at: www.eta.immi.gov.au or through most travel agents. It is highly recommended that passports are valid six months after departure from a holiday destination.
Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.
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