Australia is a continent and sovereign nation  located in the southern hemisphere. The  country covers a total area of 7.7 million square kilometers and has a population of over 24 million people. Australia is made up of six states and two major mainland territories, and is home to a diverse range of topography and climates.

Australia Tourist Visa

Traveling to Australia as a tourist requires a valid visa. The following is a list of the visa requirements to enter the country:

  1. Valid passport – with at least 6 months validity from the date of arrival in Australia.
  2. Visa – must be obtained in advance, depending on your nationality.
  3. Bank statement/Financial guarantee – must have sufficient funds for your stay in Australia.
  4. Health care declaration – must show you are in good health.
  5. Proof of travel insurance – must cover you for the length of your stay.

Australian tourist visas vary in length of stay, depending on the type of visa and the nationality of the applicant. The visa application processing time also varies, from a minimum of one week to up to several months, so it is essential to plan ahead for your trip.