Apply for a visa

Whether you are visiting Australia for a short period of time or planning to stay several years, you must have a valid Australian visa.

Australian Immigration and Trade Services  (AITS) is the bureau for Australian Tourist Visas, ETAs, Student Visas, Working Holiday Visas, Business Visas, Work Visas, Temporary Activity Visas, Internship Visas, and Migration.

AITS is based in Switzerland and assists visa applicants of Switzerland and the EU since 1997.

Temporary Visas

Permanent Visas



Information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19):

The Australian Government is monitoring the Corona Virus situation closely.

Currently Australia has in place border restrictions for travellers arriving from China.  Australia has well-established measures and safeguards in place to deal with the threat of viruses including at our airports. 

All Australian airports are open and, with the exception of flights to and from China. All international air services into Australia are operating as normal. For up-to-date information click here .

Bushfire update:

After heavy rain most bushfires have been extinguished.

Most popular destinations in Australia remain unaffected and continue to welcome visitors. For up-to-date information including a map on the areas effected click here.