Australia’s ETA (subclass 651) program began in 1996, but the latest ETA was implemented in 2013, and different nationalities can apply, including European nationalities like Danish.
The reasoning behind this is really simple: International travelers can use the web to apply for their visa and get it in a right away. That's why iVisa brings you this detailed information with all you need to know before applying to an eVisitor visa, starting with the most frequent questions around the Internet.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do I need a visa to enter Australia if I'm Danish?
More than a visa, what you need is an eVisitor permission, which is a special document that allows you to visit Australia for business and tourism purposes.
What is an Australian eVisitor?
This is a special document based on the ETA System that Australia activated back in 1996. This Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) provides authorization to travel to and enter Australia and is electronically linked to your passport.
How Long can I stay in Australia with the eVisitor Visa?
All Danish citizens can stay 90 days Per Entry with an eVisitor visa.
How long is the Australian eVisitor valid for?
The eVisitor visa is valid for 1 year after arrival.
What documents are necessary to apply for this eVisitor visa?
Applying online is more convenient than going to an Australian embassy. However, it doesn't mean you won’t be required to provide some documents. It's much better if you put them all together before completing the form. iVisa will ask you just a couple of documents. Here is a list of what you need for this:
Valid passport – Danish citizens traveling internationally require a passport, and Australia is no exception for this rule. Getting a passport is straightforward. You just have to visit the issuing authority in your own country.
Method of payment – you will be required to pay for iVisa’s services before you can submit your application. For your convenience, iVisa accepts either credit or a debit card payment. In addition, PayPal payments are accepted as well.
In addition to the two things listed above, you have to answer a few questions. Most of them are just simple questions so don’t worry. You just have to state the reasons for your travel, among other things. It is advisable that you answer the questions accurately.
What are the processing time and fees for Danish citizens?
These are discussed together because processing time depends on fees. What you’re paying for is iVisa’s service fee because Australia eVisitor itself is free, but it can be tricky to get it by yourself.
The company provides three excellent options for Danish citizens, and you can choose the most convenient for you. Keep in mind that the faster you want your application to be processed, the higher the service fee will be. Here is what you can choose:
Standard – people often choose this option because it's the most affordable. It costs just USD 40.00. Even so, your visa will arrive pretty fast. It takes 4 Business Days for your application to be processed. One day is not that long if you are not in a hurry.
Rush – comparing it to the previous option, the Rush processing time is faster. For USD 60.00 you will have your Australia ETA ready within 3 Business Days.
Super Rush – this is the fastest available option iVisa can provide. It is ideal if you want to apply on your way to the airport. Your ETA will be ready within just 2 Business Days, and it costs USD 90.00.
Are there any conditions to consider before applying to the Australia eVisitor?
Yes, there are 4 conditions that you should consider before applying to this important eVisa:
Business visitor activity: Remember that you're not allowed to engage in any work other than a business visitor activity during your journey to Australia.
Maximum three months study: While you stay in Australia, you must not engage, for more than three months, in any activity regarding studies or training.
Tuberculosis free: It's important that you don't have tuberculosis at the time of travel to, and entry into Australia.
No criminal conditions: You cannot have any criminal convictions, for which the sentence (whether served or not) is for a total period of 12 months or more, at the time of travel to, and entry into Australia.
How much time does it take to apply for an ETA?
You won't spend more than 10 minutes to complete the application form.
How can Danish citizens apply for an Australian eVisitor Visa?
Application form tends to be complicated, but with iVisa’s application form you have one of the simplest forms to complete online. It only consists of two easy steps that we'll explain:
The first step consists of general information like name, address, passport info, and so on. You must also select the processing time you want.
As a second step, review your answers and revise if necessary before paying. Finally, hit the submit button and start preparing for your trip. The ETA will be ready in no time.
It is a pretty straightforward process when getting an Australia ETA for Danish citizens. It requires almost no effort and time on your part. The best part is that you don't have to visit an Australian embassy.
In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.
How does the Australia eVisitor look like?
I already submitted my application form, what's next?
Once you submit your application form, just wait for your eVisitor to arrive via email in the time-lapse you chose. You don't have to deal with the embassy. We do it for you so in order to save you valuable time.
After that, you can present a printed version of your Australian eVisitor along with your passport once you enter Australia. Even if it's already linked to your passport, we recommend you to have a printed version just to avoid any inconvenience.
I made a mistake on my online application. Can I modify the eVisitor after it’s issued?
No, we cannot change anything on the ETA once it's issued. If you realize you made a mistake before your ETA has been issued, then please contact us via online chat as soon as possible or send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I work as a volunteer with an eVisitor visa?
You should know that eVisitor Australia Visa holders can not work in Australia.
However, you might be able to work as a volunteer only if:
Your main purpose in visiting Australia is a tourism and the voluntary work is incidental to tourism.
The work is genuinely voluntary and you are not paid for it, other than for meals and accommodation.
The work would not otherwise be done in return for wages by an Australian resident.
Is it possible to extend my eVisitor Visa to Australia?
You can't stay in Australia longer by extending the eVisitor. In this case, you must apply for a new visa if you want to stay for more days.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get my ETA?
Yes, totally! We work with a professional team that provides maximum safety for your personal information, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal data is safe with us. You can check what thousands of happy customers say about by clicking here.