Visitor Visa – Tourist stream subclass 600 (Outside Australia)

Tourist stream 600 is for applicant who is outside of Australia.

Criteria for subclass 600

You must meet all of part of the following criteria when you apply for this visa.

  • You must be a genuine visitor. You are coming to Australia not for other purposes, such as employment or marriage etc.  This is the most difficult criteria for the visa applicant to be assessed against. The visa officer may assess your circumstances based on your age, marital status , family income, employment and education background and make his or her decision.   
  • You must a person of good character. This means you must not have any criminal records against you either from the country where you had ever lived or from Australia.
  • You must demonstrate that you have enough money to cover the while period of your stay in Australia.  You can’t expect to work and earn money while you are in Australia.
  • You may meet Australia’s health requirement.
  • Sometimes you may be required to have and maintain health insurance.
  • You or your family members must not have any debts owed to Australian government. Your visa won’t be granted until the debts are paid back.

Purpose(s) of the visa

  • Visit friends or family members.
  • For holiday or sightseeing, such as a cruise or other purposes other than business or medical treatment.
  • You may also enrol into a course or training, but no longer than 3 months. An example of this is the study tour during school breaks.
  • You are not allowed to work.

Duration of the visa

The visa length is totally up to the Australian Department of Home Affairs on a case by base situation, with a validity of from 3 months minimum to up to 5 years. If you a parent who has lodged the Parent (Migrant) visa subclass 103, you may be eligible for a visa with the length of up to 3 or 5 years. 

Please book a time with Korrylink for your best option.

Family members included in the application

A tourist visa subclass 600 won’t allow a family member, such as a child or spouse to be included in the application. Any other secondary applicants must lodge a separate application.

Cost costs

The current visa costs for this tourist stream is AU$145 per each applicant.