Australia Visit Visa Requirements

Introduction

Australia or the “Down under” as it is fondly called is a reptile haven and wildlife sanctuary, famous for the Sydney opera house. The purpose of this article or post is to provide a guide to every reader in getting needed assistance, requirements, forms, fees, access to consultants and so much more towards their UK visa.

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This post covers the basic Requirements needed to process most or all types of visit visas to Australia, this includes but is not limited to, Visit visa, Child visitor and other types of visitor Visa applications.

Visa Requirements

The following documents are required for an Australian visitor visa application:

  • A valid passport showing your photo, personal details and passport issue and expiry dates.
  • A national identity card
  • Proof of change of name, if applicable, such as: a marriage certificate, documents that show other names you have been known by.
  • Documents proving you have enough money for your stay and to leave Australia such as bank statements, pay slips, audited accounts, tax records or credit card limit.
  • If you’re visiting family or friends, you will need a letter of invitation. The letter could state:
    •  their relationship to you, the purpose of your visit and length of stay, if this person will be paying for your stay (must provide proof of their funds).
  • Proof that you have reason to return home such as:
    • a letter from your employer stating you plan to return to your job
    • proof that you study at school, college or university in your home country
    • proof that you have immediate family members in your home country
    • proof that you can return home
    • Proof that you own a house or other major assets in your home country 

Ensure that you do not provide original documents unless it is requested. Always make sure to send certified copies of all original documentation. All documents that are not in English should be accompanied by accredited English translations.

Additional requirements for minors (Below 18 years):
  • Birth Certificates and Immunisation information for Minors below 2.
  • Letters of Parental consent to be issued and signed by both parents or parent not travelling with minor. 
  • Consent to grant an Australia visa to a child under 18 (additional documents):
    • Form 1229
    • A document with the signature and photo of the person who is granting consent such as a passport or driver’s licence.
    • A birth certificate showing the names of both parents.
    • Provide adoption papers or parental court orders, if applicable.
    • If the minor applicant is not staying with a relative or legal guardian, provide Form 1257 – Undertaking declaration

Important sections of Self Service Document to be Uploaded before Biometrics appointment Day

  1. Find all documents under each category.
  2. Scan all documents under each category.
  3. Email all documents under each category to us.

Application fees to Australian embassy:

Visitor Visa – from AUD 145 (NGN 247.83)

 

VFS Global Online Visa Assist:

The Online Visa Assist service includes assistance with completing, submitting and paying for your online application at the VFS Global Australian Biometric Collection Centre. 

The payment method only allows international debit/credit card as the online Australia visa application can only be done in Australian Dollars. 

Along with the visitor visa fee, you will be charged NGN 6,000 for the provided assistance.

 

Service Charge:

In addition to the visa fee, you will have to pay the VFS Global service charge of NGN 8,500.

Payment must be made via card only at the Visa Australian Biometric Collection Centre.

Please note that Naira values are subject to the Australian Dollar to Naira exchange rate.

Processing time

Visitor visa – up to 26 days

Student visa – Depends on sector of studies. Find more information here.

Business visa – up to 18 days

Biometrics collection/submission addresses

Australian Biometric Centre Lagos:

Ground Floor Manor House

Plot 110, Admiral Ayinla Way,

(Opposite Treasure Garden Estate, 3rd Roundabout, Lekki-Epe Expressway)

Lekki Phase I, Lagos

Office hours: Monday to Friday

8.00 a.m to 3.00 p.m

Australian Biometric Centre:

Sterling Bank Plaza, 3rd Floor, Plot Mohammadu Buhari Way,

Central Business District Abuja

Opening Hour: Monday To Friday

8:00 to 3:00 pm

How to apply

Step 1: Fill all forms Online or Offline. 

Step 2: Pay application fees. 

Step 3: Select Biometrics Appointment Date. 

Step 4: Upload All Support Documents

Step 5: Print out all submission documents. 

Step 6: Visit TLS Centre for Submission.

Download your Visa application form here - fill it and scan it to our email for consultation purposes.

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