Australian Visa

Australian – Passport and Visa Required

Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizens

NOTE: If you want us to assist you with ETA application, please click here.

Citizen of the following countries are eligible to apply for an ETA (Electronic Travel Authority) to visit Australia:
  • United State of America
  • Andorra
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brunei
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong SAR*
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea, South
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • Vatican City

*Holders of Hong Kong British National (Overseas) (BNO) passport are not eligible to apply for an ETA visa.

Visa Requirements for Non-ETA Eligible Countries

  • Travel the World Visas Service Order Form
  • ACTUAL PASSPORT – You must send your actual passport. The visa will be stamped on a page in your passport. Your passport must have at least 6 months of validity left beyond your intended stay, and must have at least TWO blank visa pages side by side. Amendment pages (pages 22, 23 and 24) do not count.
  • VISA APPLICATION FORM FOR AUSTRALIA – Select a visa application form for Australia:
  • TWO PHOTOGRAPHS – Each applicant should submit two color photographs. Photographs should be 2″ x 2″ in size, taken against a plain white background. Snapshot or computer picture will not be accepted.
  • ITINERARY – Confirmed Itinerary or copies of your round trip air tickets is required.
  • PROOF OF LODGING – Hotel confirmation from the hotel you are staying at while in Australia. If visiting friends or family, letter of invitation which includes name of friends or family, address and telephone number in Australia is required.
  • HEALTH INSURANCE – Proof of health insurance with medical coverage valid while traveling abroad.
  • PROOF OF FINANCIAL SUPPORT – Proof of financial support, i.e. bank statements or copies of the last 3 pay stubs.
  • LETTER FROM EMPLOYER – Letter from employer verifying your employment and stating that you will be returning to the job after the trip.
  • LETTER FROM APPLICANT – Letter from applicant explaining purpose of trip and plans for the stay in Australia.
  • PROOF OF U.S. STATUS – Non-U.S. citizen should submit proof of U.S. status (e.g. copy of U.S. permanent resident card or copy of U.S. visa).
  • FIT FOR TRAVEL CERTIFICATE (For age 70 or over)Applicants age 70 or over must have a Fit for Travel” certificate” completed. This does not need to be completed by a panel physician, but must be filled out be a registered Medical Doctor.
  • BUSINESS LETTER (For Business only) – Applicants applying for a business visa should submit a business letter from the U.S. based company explaining the purpose of the visit. Business letter sample format

For Official or diplomatic U.S. Passport Holders, Visa is Required.


  • Submit Official or Diplomatic Passport, must be signed, have at least six months remaining and one blank visa page
  • 1 Visa Application Form 456 completed and signed
  • 2 Recent Passport Type Photographs
  • Letter from sending Government Department or Agency, addressed to ” Embassy of Australia, Visa Section, Washington D. C. “detailing the applicant’s name and occupation, Purpose of the trip, Dates of the trip and contact person in Australia
  • Travel the World Visas Service Order Form

Fee Information

Service Fee:

Consular Fee:

Gratis (applicable fort official or diplomatic passport holders only)

Consular fee above include a $5 money order fee (consulate/embassy accepts money order only).

Return Mail Fee (1-3 passports):
For Alaska and Hawaii, please add $25.00

2-Day Delivery: $40.00
Overnight Delivery: $48.00
Saturday Delivery: $85.00

Travel the World Visas Service Order Form


For the safety of your passport, we recommend delivery by courier.  If there were a delay, we would be able to track or trace it.

Please send all required documents and payment (Money Order, Company Check, Cashier’s Check, American Express, Visa or MasterCard) by courier to:

1930 18TH STREET NW, UNIT #1

Travel Smart. Travel Safe.  Register your trip on-line with STEP, the U.S. Embassy Smart Traveler Enrollment Program.  It’s free.  So why not make it part of your travel planning and personal security?

U.S. embassies and consulates assist nearly 200,000 Americans each year who are victims of crime, accident, or illness, or whose loved ones need to contact them in an emergency. Although it is unlikely, should natural disaster, terrorism, or civil unrest strike during your foreign travel, the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate would be your source of assistance and information. By registering your trip, you help the embassy or consulate locate you when you might need them the most.


Travel the World Visas acts only as an agent, and accepts no responsibility for the services of any Travel Agent, Consulate, Passport Agency or Embassy in connection with the granting of visas. We are not responsible for delays, loss of passports or damage caused by such service providers or the U.S. Mail.
Requirements and fees are for U.S. Citizens only. Contact Travel the World Visas for information on other nationalities.
Requirements and fees are subject to change without prior notice.
Sorry but all fees are non-refundable.