Visitor Visa


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 outside Australia:

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 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 good or services directly to the general public (retail activity)

Online visas

Certain passport holders are also eligible to apply for a Visitor visa online

See: Visitor visa online

Visa Fees

Visa Category Base Visa
Charge (AUD)
Base Visa Application Charge (PHP) Additional
Charge – Over 18 (AUD)
Additional Application Charge – Over 18 (PHP) Additional
Application Charge
– Under 18 (AUD)
Additional Application Charge – Under 18 (PHP)
(Subclass 600)
135 5,300 - - - -

*Fees updated effective from 1 January 2017.

Please refer Visa Pricing Table for more information.

How to pay for your visa

You can pay the visa fee in a form of Philippine Managers Check payable to ‘Australian Embassy’. Other forms of visa fee payment will not be accepted.

VFS Global Logistic Service charge per passport:

Primary Applicant Fee
Primary applicant PHP 637

Secondary Applicant Fee
Secondary applicant PHP 446
Citizenship by Descent PHP 446
Resubmission PHP 446

Logictic fees can be paid in cash upon submission, or in the form of Managers check payable to “VFS Services Phils. Pvt. Inc.”

For applicants’ convenience, VFS Global provides additional services to support applicants in the process of their visa application with VFS Global. Please click here

Documents Required

For guidance on documents please click on the below links:

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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).


Processing Time

Visa Processing Time Service Standards

The link below show the processing time service standards for different types of visa applications:

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Download Form

For Downloading the forms please check on the below link :

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