In most cases, your ETA will be approved in less than 30 seconds. In a small number of cases, your application status will be pending for up to 12 hours. If this is the case for your application, you can check your application status on CIBTvisas’s website until it is approved.
How long does ETA take to approve?
Most applications are approved within minutes but some can take longer. You may need to submit additional documents before your application can be approved. If this happens to you, an email will be sent with instructions within 72 hours.
How do I know if my Australian ETA is approved?
You may need to wait up to 12 hours after applying to receive your notification. You can also confirm if your application has been approved by checking your visa status through the AustralianETA app (if you applied through the app) or by using the Check an ETA function.
How long does an Australian E visa take?
It takes 5 business days for your application to be processed. The fee is $20. Rush processing time – this option is a bit faster than the previous one. You receive your Australia eVisitor visa within 72 hours since the application, and you are charged $50.
Can I get an Australian ETA at the airport?
What is an Australian ETA? An Electronic Travel Authority (ETA), unlike a traditional visa, this travel document is electronically linked to your passport. It is required for entrance into Australia and can be obtained from the airport or from any online travel agent.
Why would an eTA be denied?
Although we do not know the precise reason for denial, our experience shows the following circumstances that may cause an eTA rejection: Providing a passport number that was reported lost or stolen. Having overstayed in Canada on a previous visit. A previous visa denial.
What happens if my eTA is denied?
Being denied for travel through the eTA application process does not mean that a travel visa will be rejected as well. … We issue a full refund if your travel authorization is denied for any reason. Feel free to contact us via email or chat if you have any uncertainties about applying for an eTA.
How do you know if your Australian visa has been approved?
If you still have your ETA reference number, you can check your ETA status directly with the Australian Government at www.eta.immi.gov.au. If you do not have your ETA reference number, we can request an ETA Status Update based on your passport and personal details.
Why are Australian visas being rejected?
One of the major reasons behind the visa refusal is applicants don’t provide sufficient information to prove their claims made in the application. … The applicant can be charged with visa fraud on the basis of wrong information provided. He/she will either be expelled or prohibited from entering Australia forever.
What happens if I don’t use my Australian visa?
Yes, if you do not use a visa by the time it needs to be used, it becomes void. So if you still meet all conditions for being granted a visa, you will be able to reapply for another one at a later date.
Do I need to print my e visa for Australia?
Just take a legible print out of the Visa approval document along your passport. If you are granted an online Visitor visa (subclass 600) you do not need a visa label in your passport. Instead, you will be sent notification of the grant of your visa to your nominated postal or email address.
Do I need to print my Australian visa?
What Do I Need to Print Before Travel? Nothing. When your ETA is linked to your passport, it becomes available to both airline representatives as well as Australian immigration authorities. So, there’s no need to print your confirmation once your ETA has been granted.
How much does an Australian eVisitor visa cost?
All you have to pay is the $20 service fee, and your Australia eVisitor visa is ready within 5 business days. Rush processing time – this time, you have to wait a little less time for your eVisa. Your request is processed within 72 hours, and the cost is $50.
Is my Australian visa linked to my passport?
Your electronic visa details are linked to the passport information you gave us in your application. To login to VEVO, you will need your passport and personal information, plus one of the following: a Transaction Reference Number (TRN) – we give you a TRN if you applied for your visa online.
Can you apply for an ETA at the airport?
If you apply for an eTA at an airport, and your eTA is not approved in time for you to check-in for your flight, you will need to reschedule your flight.
How do I get an Australian ETA?
To apply for an ETA online you must be outside Australia. An ETA is for short term stays for tourism or business visitor activities. You must have your passport, email address and a valid credit card to complete the online application.