Visa

All travellers to Australia must have a valid visa before boarding their plane.

Participants require either a eVisitor (subclass 651)(link is external) or a Electronic Travel Authority (subclass 601)(link is external) visa. You can use the Visit Australia(link is external) website of the Australia Goverment to help you decide the visa you need for entering Australia.

The eVisitor (subclass 651)(link is external) visa is free and it is available for short (up to 3 months) visits or for business visitor purposes. Participants must apply for it at least 2 weeks before traveling to Australia and must have a passport of certain countries (including Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the U.K.). Please check the details of your case in the eVisitor (subclass 651)(link is external) visa webpage.

The a Electronic Travel Authority (ETA, subclass 601)(link is external) visa costs 20 AUD and it is available for short (up to 3 months) visits or for business visitor purposes. Participants must apply for it at least 2 weeks before traveling to Australia and must have a passport of certain countries (including Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the U.K. and the U.S.A.). Please check the details of your case in a the Electronic Travel Authority (ETA, subclass 601)(link is external) visa webpage.

Conference participants who are not eligible to apply for an eVisitor or ETA visa need to request a "Letter of Invitation" to supplement their application. Please email gasp16@aao.gov.au if you need a letter or any further information.