How to get tourist Australia Visa

How to get tourist Australia Visa (from Nigeria)

The type of visa required by a Nigerian to go on a tourism trip from Nigeria to Australia is known as the Visitor visa (subclass 600). Please, find below, a step-wise description of the process for getting this type of visa.

STEP 1: Complete visa application form

The Australia Visa application form can be found at the URL: Print out the form, read included instructions carefully and fill the print-out completely, legibly and accurately.

STEP 2: Gather all relevant documentation

Compile the requirements listed below together:

Completed Australia Visa application form;Recent passport photograph (taken within the last six months);

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Completed and signed visa checklist. This document can be found at;

All the mandatory documents for a Australia Visa  as listed in the checklist;

International passport

VFS administration fee – 32500 NGN

Visa application fee of 130 AUD (Australian dollars) (as at 2014)

STEP 3: Submit your visa application

Next, take all the requirements compiled in step 2 and proceed to your nearest visa application centre (see appendix). During this visit, the following activities will be done:

Your biometric details (including fingerprints and photograph) will be captured. The implication of this is thatyou will have to be at the application centre in person;You will pay both the administrative fee and the Australia Visa application fee will be paid;

Your application (all required documents) will be submitted.

After submission, your application will be forwarded to the Australian High Commission for processing. After visa processing is complete and the outcome of the application determined, you can pick up the application at the same application centre where it was submitted.

While waiting for visa processing, you can contact the Visa and Immigration section of the Australian High Commission, Pretoria via e-mail: for updates on your application. The office should respond to your enquiries within 48 hours of asking.

More info, visa centers

Information about visa application centres in Nigeria

Name Contact Information Opening Periods
ABUJA VISA APPLICATION CENTRE Address: No. 38, Lobito Crescent, Wuse-2, Abuja.Helpdesk Number: 09-2916605Website Address: Address: Days open: Monday to Friday (except public holidays).Submission : 8.00am – 3.00pmCollection : 8.00am – 3.00pm
LAGOS VISA APPLICATION CENTRE Address: No. 16, Billings Way,
Oregun Industrial Area,
Ikeja, Lagos.Helpdesk Number: 09-2916605Website Address: Address:



  1. My name is jack, please i want to find out how long it takes to process a visiting visa at pretoria.Does it last upto 3months? please reply via

  2. i wan to how long it take to process the great australian visa. and is it also possible for me to go to pretoriaa and suimmted with my hand? i need a correct answer please

  3. hello. I need to know if the same steps as above applies to work visa? I.e does it require any sojourn in person to south Africa or its all possible within Nigeria. thank you

  4. Hello my name is sodiq bolaji I like to how can I get a tourist visa to Australia and what are the requirements I will need to get……….

  5. I have a 3 day autism training (TEACCH) coming up in may 2-4th. I understand this is a buisness visa. Please how long will it take for the visa procession?

  6. How long does it takes Australian working visa . I apply for it and I got a text on 14/3/2016 that my visa is been processing.thanks

  7. I applied for short visitor visa subclass 600 , I paid my visa fee on 23 January I submitted same day, I done my biometric as directed , I only got Further processing on my Immi account . I want to know what is causing the delay .

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