Month: September 2011

Citizens of Chile and Turkish Diplomatic Staff Now Eligible for e676 Tourist Visas

As of 20 September 2011, the list of eligible passport holders able to apply for the online e676 electronic tourist visa has expanded to include citizens of Chile and Turkish Special, Service and Diplomatic passport holders.

The e676 visa is an online tourist visa which enables people to visit Australia for a holiday or to visit family and friends. This visa may also be used for other short-term non-work purposes including study for less than three months. The advantage of the e676 visa is that it is lodged online and granted and recorded electronically so that no visa label is required and visa processing is relatively fast.

The e676 visa can be granted for three, six or twelve month periods and can allow for a single entry or multiple entries to Australia depending on the purpose of the visit and the visa applicant’s personal circumstances.

Aside from Chile and diplomatic staff from Turkey, passport holders from the following countries are currently eligible to apply for an online e676 tourist visa: Andorra, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Monaco, The Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, San Marino, Singapore, Slovak Republic, South Korea, Spain, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom – British Citizen, United States of America and Vatican City.

Should you have further enquiries about the e676 online tourist visa, please contact us for further information.

This is general information only and does not constitute legal advice.


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