Does a Visitor Visa Guarantee Entry to Australia?

An Australian Visitor Visa does NOT Guarantee Entry to Australia.

Getting a Visitor Visa to Australia is not a guarantee that you will be allowed entry.

Some nationalities, where visa fraud or visa overstay is a problem, may also have to convince the Immigration Officers in Australia that they are genuine tourists.

Not everyone is able to do this, and a number are refused entry based on Genuine Tourist Intention grounds. The onus is on the applicant to demonstrate an intention to make a genuine visit.

A recent news report highlights this issue:

Almost one third of Malaysian tourists were refused entry into Australia after landing, between 2017 and 2019.


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The information we give is based on personal experiences, reading and formulation of available statistics.
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