Australian 6-Month Holiday Visa
The 6-Month Australia Tourist Visa is a long-stay visa available to people going to Australia for a holiday or to visit family and friends. The visa does not allow you to work in Australia or undertake study for more than 3 months. You can pay for this visa online.
View our FAQ section to learn more about bank statements, required funds, duration of your allowed stay and more.
If you are not eligible for an ETA Visa, or you wish to visit Australia for more than 3 months, you will need to apply for this Australia Tourist Visa (subclass 676).
To apply for a 6-Month Oz Holiday Visa you must be able to prove that you have more than AU$6900 in available funds to support yourself during your holiday in Australia.
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How long can I stay in Australia on the Australian long term holiday visa subclass 600?
Will I need to have a medical examination?
Health requirements for Australian Long Term Holiday Visa applicants are assessed at the time of application and will vary depending on the country of passport and travel/residence history. Applicants may be required to undergo a chest x-ray and/or a medical examination as part of their visa application under certain circumstances, as well as to declare their health status on the visa application form. The most frequent situations where a chest x-ray and/or medical examinations may be required are cases where:
- You have spent more than 3 consecutive months in the last 5 years in a country considered to be of a very high health risk in terms of tuberculosis;
- Applicants over 70 years of age (Visitor Visa Medical Certificate 70-85) will need to undergo a ‘Fitness to Travel’ examination. You will also need to have health insurance.
- You have been in close contact with a person who has, or has had, active tuberculosis;
- You have had a Chest X-ray which showed an abnormality;
- You are likely to enter an Australian hospital or other health care facility for any purpose;
- You are likely to work in or attend an Australian preschool-aged child care centre (including preschools and creches);
- You are likely to require assistance with mobility and/or incur medical costs or require treatment or medical follow up for a particular disease while in Australia.
NB: If you fall into any of the above cases your visa application will take ut to 8-12 weeks to process from the date that your results are forwarded for assessment. Please do not undergo any health examinations in advance. Health examinations must be performed by doctors and radiologists approved by the Australian Immigration Authorities. Details will be sent to you if necessary at a later stage.
Who can apply for the Australian long term holiday visa subclass 600?
Nationals from the following countries can apply:
Andorra, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK (British Citizens), United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Vatican City.
What are the conditions of the Australian long term holiday visa subclass 600?
How much money is required for the duration of the stay, under the Subclass 600 visa? Is this the same for a child?
Hi, my Wife is Ukrainian and is living with me in the UK and has a valid residence permit. My Sister in Australia has invited us both to live with her for 1 year and so far I have been granted my 1 year working Visa, tomorrow I will be posting my wife’s 600 form 48r application. I have included my sisters invitation to my wife inviting her to stay rent free for the duration of our visit and have included bank statements from my sister and her husband showing savings over 13000 AUD, I have also included bank statements showing proof of funds over 4000 AUD and have pointed out in a letter that I will be working and can support her further if need be. Does anyone think there will be any problems with this? And.... does anyone know roughly how long it will take to either get her visa or at least get a reply?
Does the 6 month visa allow multiple entry?
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