An Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) or eVisitor provides authorisation to travel to and enter Australia and is electronically linked to your passport. It is for short term stays for tourism or business visitor activities such as attending a conference, making business enquiries, or for contractual negotiations. An ETA/eVisitor is not a work visa. If you would like to work in Australia you can use our Visa finder to search for a visa that is suitable for you, visit

As an applicant you must be a citizen of an eligible country and hold an ordinary passport with a validity of 6 months from your arrival date. The following information will be required during the application process for an Australia ETA/eVisitor application: Name, surname, and date of birth Nationality as stated in the passport you are using in the application Passport details such as: the number, issuing country, date of issue and expiration. A valid and current email address and a contact number A valid payment method such as a credit or debit card

Yes, all children entering Australia must have a visa which corresponds correctly to their individual passports. Those children included on a parent/guardian’s passport should also apply for an ETA/eVisitor.