Frequently Asked Questions
Some of queries that you might have, made easier
1. What visa should I apply for?
You will find detailed information about visa options for Australia on the Department’s website at: www.homeaffairs.gov.au/ The website includes a ‘Find a visa’ tool that provides you with appropriate visa options based on information you provide. This is an easy-to-use tool that provides you with extensive information on visa options, including how to apply for an application. There are also extensive Frequently Asked Questions covering a wide range of matters provided on the Department’s website.
2. How long will it take to process my application?
You should not book flights or make travel commitments until you have a visa to travel to Australia. The Department will not be liable for any financial loss incurred by clients whose visa application was finalised later than expected or unsuccessful. pplications are assessed on a case-by-case basis, and that actual processing times may vary due to individual circumstances. To ensure your application falls within the published processing times, we strongly encourage you to submit complete applications.
3. How can I check my visa validity and conditions?
Visa Entitlement Verification Online, also known as VEVO, is a secure and free web-based service available anywhere, whether inside or outside Australia, any time. VEVO allows you to check your visa details online and provides information about your visa conditions and entitlements. If you have been granted a visa go to https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/already-have-a-visa/check-visa-details-and-conditions and select ‘Check your own visa details with VEVO’.
4. Should I provide translations?
Original documents in languages other than English must be accompanied by an English translation. The English translations must be appropriately endorsed translations. In Australia, translators must be accredited by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters. Their accreditation details must be recorded on the translation.