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Visitor Visa

Overview

Visitor Visa (Subclass 600)

This visa is for temporary entry of people for tourism or business visitor purposes.

There are two streams which can be applied for at the Australian High Commission in Malaysia: .

Tourist stream

For people to visit Australia temporarily for a holiday, to visit relatives or friends or for other short-term non-work purposes, including study for less than three months. 

Business Visitor stream

For applicants seeking to engage in business visitor activities including:

  • making general business or government enquiries,
  • contract negotiations,
  • government visits
  • attending conferences, seminars, job interviews or professional examinations.

(Note: The Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity) visa (subclass 400) is the appropriate visa for:

  • Performing work for organisations or persons based in Australia
  • Sales of goods or services directly to the general public (retail activity)

Certain passport holders are also eligible to apply for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) or eVisitor.

See:

Electronic Travel Authority (subclass 601)

eVisitor (subclass 651)

Visa Fees

Visa Category Currency Base Visa Application Charge Additional Applicant Charge over 18 Additional Applicant Charge under 18
Visitor (subclass 600) AUD

MYR
140

439
N/A N/A

Visa Application Charge (VAC)

Please check the Visa Pricing Table to work out the price for your visa.

VFS Service Fee

A VFS Service Fee is payable in addition to the VAC for all visa applications lodged and biometrics collected at the AVAC.

Payment of the service fee at VFS is payable by cash only. For mailed in applications, payment of the service fee can be made by Bank draft payable to VFS (M) Sdn. Bhd.

Kindly refer to the table below. All fees shown are in Malaysian ringgit.

PRIMARY CLIENT FEE SERVICE FEE
Application lodgement and biometric collection – Primary applicant MYR 123.60
Resident Return visa applications - no biometrics required
SECONDARY CLIENT FEE SERVICE FEE
Application lodgement and biometric collection – Secondary applicant MYR 86.80
Citizenship by Descent and Australian Declaratory Visa applications – no biometrics required
Additional document submission – if not accompanied by a letter from the Visa Office
BIOMETRIC COLLECTION (ONLY) FEE SERVICE FEE
Biometric collection only MYR 117

How to pay for your visa

You can pay application charges by:

  • cash; or
  • demand bank draft (payable to the ‘Australian High Commission’)

Documents Required

Download the checklist corresponding to your visa subclass.

The checklist will help you prepare all the documents you need for the application

Tourist Stream – Visitor Visa Application Document Checklist

Business Stream – Visitor Visa Business Application Document Checklist

To Download a Form:

  1. Click on the form link
  2. When the form opens, save the form on your computer.

OR

  1. Press the right button on your mouse on the required link.
  2. Select Save Target As from the list
  3. Save the form on your computer.

Photo Specifications

Two passport-sized photograph (please attach to the form). NB - ID photos that have been digitally enhanced or altered to improve or change appearance or remove distinguishing features are not acceptable. As the photos are required for identity purposes, if they do not represent your true appearance, your visa application may be delayed if you need to be asked to provide new photos. The photos should also meet normal passport size and pose (front on head and shoulders, no facial coverings or sunglasses).

 

Global processing times

For the current average processing time of visa application kindly click here.

Download Form

Download and complete the correct form:

Application for a Visitor Visa - Tourist Stream

PDFForm 1419

Application for a Visitor Visa - Business Visitor Stream

PDFForm 1415

To Download a Form:

  1. Click on the form link
  2. When the form opens, save the form on your computer.

OR

  1. Press the right button on your mouse on the required link.
  2. Select Save Target As from the list
  3. Save the form on your computer.