Business Visa

Apply for an eVisitor Visa (Business)


The Australian business visa is designed for people to visit Australia for business visitor activities.

A business visitor can:

  • make general business or employment enquiries;
  • investigate, negotiate, sign or review a business contract;
  • undertake an activity as part of an official government visit;
  • take part in a conference, trade fair or seminar. The organisers cannot pay you to take part.

Business visitors cannot:

  • work for or provide services to a person, business or organisation
  • sell goods or services to the public

If you seek to work in Australia, click here

Acceptable business visitor activities on an eVisitor Visa (Business) include making business or employment enquiries, negotiating contracts or taking part in a conference or trade fair provided you are not paid by the organisers to take part.

eVisitor Visa (Business) holders are permitted to:

  • travel to, and enter Australia on multiple occasions for 12 months from date of grant;
  • remain in Australia for a period not exceeding 3 months from each date of entry into Australia; and
  • study for up to 3 months in Australia.

Holders of the following passports may apply for an eVisitor Visa (Business):

  • Andorra
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • San Marino
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • Vatican City
Other passport holders

A Business Visa (Other) is for nationals who are ineligible to apply for an an eVisitor Visa.  

For assistance to apply for a Business Visa (Other), contact us with the following information:
• your nationality (as stated in your passport);
• your country of residency and permit validity (if applicable);
• your reason(s) for visiting Australia; and
• your desired entry and departure dates for your Australian holiday;
• your full name, date of birth, contact details (residential address; email and telephone no).

For Frequently Asked Questions about Business Visas, click here