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: http://www.immi.gov.au/allforms/pdf/1419.pdf. 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:
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Completed and signed visa checklist. This document can be found at http://www.vfsglobal.com/australia/nigeria/pdf/touristvisachecklist.pdf;
All the mandatory documents for a Australia Visa as listed in the checklist;
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 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: firstname.lastname@example.org for updates on your application. The office should respond to your enquiries within 48 hours of asking.
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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: www.vfsglobal.com/australia/nigeriaEmail Address: email@example.com||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: www.vfsglobal.com/australia/nigeriaEmail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org