Visitor visa lets you visit and explore Australia for a specified period of time. People can apply for visitor visa for Australia to meet their friends or family members, to enjoy the scenic beauty of places over there, for various business activities such as attending conferences and meetings.
But it should be noted that a person cannot work in Australia during his or her stay in Australia on tourist visa. If one wants to do short-term work in Australia, they must apply for Temporary Work Visa Australia (subclass 400).
It is beneficial for the people who are going to seek informal studies or training less than three months as well as they can apply for the same. However, it should not be forgotten that the embassy grants visas depending upon the eligibility and clear and true purpose of different profiles.
It is basically for 3, 6 or 12 months and one must be a genuine visitor. He or she must have enough funds to support his or her stay in Australia. The processing time is 3 months for 75 % of the applications where as 90 % of the applications are processed in 4 months.
This visa is generally for 12 months stay and one can visit friends as well as family, can enjoy a cruise tour or have a holiday.
If a person is applying while he or she is outside Australia, then this visa stream is preferably the good one. The stay period for this visa is up to 12 months. 75 % of the applications are processed in 3 months and 90 % in 4 months.
The visa suits the person who want stay up to 3, 6 or 12 months. The eligible parents of permanent residents or citizens of Australia could be granted this visa and they can have a longer validity period. The purpose to visit Australia can be to meet friends and family, or to enjoy the holiday tour.
This visa is granted when a family living abroad is sponsoring the person to visit Australia. Generally the person is sponsored by a family member who is living in Australia or close relatives.
The stay is for 12 months and the sponsor is also asked to pay a security bond.
The processing time is normally 5 months but in 75 % of the cases it can take 4 months also.
This visa is for the people who want to visit Australia for business reasons. The stay granted is for 3 months. The 90 % of applications are processed in 47 days normally but 75 % of the applications are processed in just 18 days. The applicant can visit for business purpose however, he or she is not allowed to work or sell goods and services in Australia. The applicant enters once or many a times while the visa is valid but one thing should be noted here that when a person applies for this visa, he or she must be outside Australia.
This visa is for the people or citizens from specific areas of China who wants to visit Australia. Basically, this tour is organized by a travel agent and the person must visit Australia with an organized tour group.
The stay period is up till the period specified with the grant letter.