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Apr 18
Sibos Update

What type of visa do you need to attend Sibos 2018 Sydney?

Check early to make sure that you fully understand the visa requirements

When planning your trip to Sibos 2018 Sydney, it’s essential that you allow time to fully review and understand the visa requirements for entry to Australia. The visa requirements are set out by the Australian Government’s Department of Home Affairs.

Under Australia's universal visa system, all visitors to the country must have a valid visa to travel to, and enter, Australia (other than New Zealand passport holders who will normally be granted a Special Category visa on arrival, provided they meet health and character requirements; and permanent residents of Norfolk Island who may be granted a Permanent Resident of Norfolk Island visa on arrival).

There are a number of visa options available to people wishing to visit Australia. However the appropriate visa option will depend, amongst other things, on the person's purpose for visiting Australia.

The following is a list of visa options available to those planning to attend Sibos 2018 in Sydney.

Electronic Travel Authority (subclass 601)

There is a total of eight countries (a selection of APAC & Americas countries) that qualify for this visa. 

Once you follow the link provided at the end of this article, simply expand the Electronic Travel Authority section to review the list and see if you qualify for this visa.

eVisitor (subclass 651) (Business stream)

The eVisitor visa predominately caters for European visitors. Once you follow the link below, simply expand the eVisitor section to review the list and see if you qualify for this visa.

Visitor visa (subclass 600) (Business stream)

The Visitor visa caters for all other countries outside of those listed in the Electronic Travel Authority and eVisitor section. Once you follow the link below, simply expand the Visitor visa section to review the list and see if you qualify for this visa.

When completing your visa application, please ensure that you reference ‘Sibos 2018’ when asked about the reason for your visit before submitting this information.

Visa application site 

Click here to visit the Australian Government’s Department of Home Affairs visa application website