Australian Visa Application- Step By Step Guide



Australia is the smallest continent and one of the largest countries on Earth, lying between the Pacific and Indian oceans in the Southern Hemisphere. The total population of Australia as of 2022 is 25,801,000. It is home to epic landscapes with attractions including the Sydney Opera House, the Great Barrier Reef, and much more. The capital of Australia is Canberra, which has a population of 467,000.

Whether you are travelling for the beauty of Australia for pleasure or for business, you will need a visa.
There are different classes of Australian visas



Visit & Tourist Visa

Study Visa

Working Visa

Join Partner or family

Refugee & Humanitarian

This article focuses on the visitation visa. When applying for your Australian visa, simply go to Apply here

If you are going for the Visitation and Tourism, you also have to specify the purpose of your visitation whether you are going for Holidays, Visiting family and friends, Working holidays, cruises, etc.



Australian visas are mainly done online. If you have internet, then applying online takes a few minutes. You have to create an ImmiAccount, from there you will be able to manage your visa application.

If for some reason you have no access to the internet, just visit VFS Global Australia Visa Application Centre in your country, there you will be assisted with your visa application, but you will be charged some fees.

Once your application is submitted, you will be sent a letter for your biometrics data collection. This biometric is done in person at the VFS Global Biometric Collection Centre. This is because your facial image and your ten-digit fingerprint scan need to be collected. You must also present your original passport and biometric requirement letter.

After submitting your visa application, your can book for an appointment for your biometric at VFS Biometric. Your Biometric requirement letter is what makes you eligible for your biometric data at the VFS Global Biometric Centre.

Things Needed For The Visa Procession

• Create an account online @ ImmiAccount. Correctly fill out your form.

• Scan all necessary documents for upload.

• Attach your scanned documents to your online application where needed.

• Submit your documents together with your Australian Visa Application.

• Submit your biometric information at the VFS Global Biometric Collection Centre.

After submitting your online application, a Transaction Reference Number (TRN) will be given to you. The TRN is used to communicate with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

All citizen visa applications are processed at the Australian High Commission in Pretoria. To check your visa application, you can always contact the Australian High Commission in Pretoria via email @



You will be checked by a healthcare professional for any ailment. The result will also determine the outcome of your visa application. You will also need to be vaccinated, both for


Yellow Fever