Number of Tourist Visitor visa grants July to December 2019 and 2020.
There were forty three times as many Tourist Visitor visa grants in the last half of 2019 (before COVID), as there were in the last half of 2020 (during COVID).
- 2,825,297 Tourist Visitor visas were granted between July
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Visitor Visa Processing Times, Oct-Dec 2019 (before COVID-19) and Oct-Dec 2020 (during COVID-19).
Some Visitor Visas have still been granted during the COVID-19 restrictions, however, the processing times have become longer for most countries.
On average the processing times are about 13 times as long as before.
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Can I travel to Australia on a one way ticket?
There is no requirement to have a return ticket when you arrive in Australia.
However, some countries will not let you leave their country, on a flight to Australia, without a return ticket, if you are travelling on a temporary … Read the rest
Visitor visa (Subclass 600) applications lodged from overseas between April 2020 and March 2021.
A total of 36,998 subclass 600 Visitor visa applications were lodged, with 9,189 granted.
- 3,872 Visitor Sponsored Family were lodged, with 780 granted.
- 33,126 Tourist were lodged, with 8,409 granted.
Visitor visa (Subclass 600) overseas applications
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Subclass 600 visas: Lodged, Granted and Refused from January 2020.
The numbers of subclass 600 visas granted in 2020, varied between 4,637 and 151,813 per month during the year.
The number of refusals varied between 660 and 30,650 per month.
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Australian Temporary Visitor Visas Arrivals.
Due to the COVID-19 travel restrictions imposed in Australia, the numbers of people actually arriving in the country has dropped dramatically.
The Australian Government began to place travel restrictions on those travelling to Australia from 1st February 2020.
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Can an Italian passport holder enter Australia without a visa?
I have read many times, on various forums and websites, statements such as “Italian citizens are not required to apply for a visa if they travel to Australia.” Some mention other nationalities, other than Italian.
However, the people … Read the rest
Can a Foreign passport holder work in Australia on a Tourist visa?
Part of the conditions of the normal Visitor Visa is where it mentions you can come to Australia for Tourist or Business purposes.
Some people say that the bit that mention “Business purposes” means you CAN … Read the rest
Visitor Visa Grants in 2019-20.
In 2019-20 there were 4,056,603 visitor visas granted to enter Australia.
The main nationalities were:
544,817 People’s Republic of China
479,662 United Kingdom
455,029 United States of America
189,910 Republic of Korea
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Getting a Visitor Visa during COVID
Some people have been saying that it is impossible to get a Visitor Visa during the Coronavirus.
For many people that might be correct, but…
If you are an immediate family member of either an Australian citizen or permanent resident, you may be eligible … Read the rest