Visas for Australians Visiting the US and US Citizens visiting Australia.
The cost for an Australian to Visit the US is A$18 (90 days only)
The cost for a US citizen to visit Australia is A$20 (3 months only)
Tourism and Work
The cost for an Australian to Visit and work in the US, for 12 months is A$413
The cost for a US citizen to visit and work in Australia, for 12 months is A$440
Visas to Visit Australia from US.
A 3 month Electronic Travel Authority (Subclass 601) to Australia for a US citizen would cost $20
A 12 month Visitor Visa (Subclass 600) to Australia for a US citizen would cost $135
A Work and Holiday visa (Subclass 462) to Australia for a US citizen would cost A$440
Visas to Visit US from Australia.
A 90 day Electronic System for Travel Authorization [ESTA] to the United States for an Australian citizen would cost US$14 (A$18)
The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) enables nationals of certain countries, including Australia, to travel to the United States for tourism or business (business meetings) for stays of 90 days or less without obtaining a visa. Eligible nationals of all member countries must obtain an Electronic System for Travel Authorization [ESTA] prior to travel to the United States at a fee of US$14 (A$18) (Work is not allowed on the VWP)
A Business Tourist [B-1/2] visa for 12 months is $224 with no issuance fee. (but no paid work allowed)
A H Class Temporary Working visa for the US will cost A$266, with an extra $147 for the Issuance Fee. Total of $413
However, some applicants may require two different U.S. visas at the same time. This can result in much higher Visa fees.
Note: Business activities on the Business Tourist [B-1/2] visa , or on the Visa Waiver Program [VWP] include: attending business meetings, purchasing property, negotiating and signing contracts, gathering and fulfilling orders, completing market surveys, attending conferences or short training courses. This not not include paid work.
All costs as at 1st May 2016
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