Australian Embassy and Permanent Mission to the United Nations
Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Kosovo, Slovakia and Slovenia
Address: Mattiellistrasse 2-4, 1040 Vienna; Telephone: +43 1 - 506 740 - Fax: +43 1 - 504 1178

Visitor/Tourist visas - options for Czech, Hungarian, Slovak and Slovenian citizens

There are several ways you can apply for a Visitor/Tourist visa, as set out below.  Please note that if you obtain an online (electronic) visa from the internet or an authorised travel agent you will not receive a visa label. The visa is stored electronically.

(If you are intending to travel to Australia for business purposes, please see: Business Short Stay visas.)

i) Option 1: apply for an eVisitor via the internet - for stays of up to 3 months only

An eVisitor is an electronically stored authority for travel to Australia. With a valid eVisitor, you can stay in Australia for up to three months on each visit within a 12 month period from the date of grant of the eVisitor. You can apply for eVisitor online (on the internet).

For more information, see: About eVisitor
To make an application, see: Online Applications - eVisitor
*We recommend that you apply at least 2 weeks before you intend to travel to Australia.*

Please note that eVisitor applications are processed in Australia, not at the Australian Embassy Vienna.  After you have made an application, you can check its status online using the transaction reference number (TRN) given to you during the application process.  See: E-Business Systems - Status Request 
If you have any technical problems with your eVisitor application, you can send an email request for assistance to eVisitor.Helpdesk@immi.gov.au

ii) Option 2: apply for an electronic Tourist visa (e676) via the internet  - for stays of up to 12 months

To make an internet application for an e676 Tourist visa for a stay in Australia of up to 12 months, see: Online applications -e676 Tourist visa

Fee
There is no application fee for online applications by EU nationals for a stay of up to 3 months in Australia. A fee applies for online applications for stays more than 3 months.

Processing times
For information about processing times for e676 Tourist visa applications, see: http://www.immi.gov.au/visitors/tourist/676/after-you-lodge.htm  We recommend that you apply at least two weeks before you intend to travel to Australia.

Checking the progress of an online application:
e676 visa applications are processed in Australia, not at the Australian Embassy Vienna.  After you have made an application, you can check its status or download the approval letter using the Transaction Reference Number (TRN)  given to you during the application process.
See: E-Business Systems - Query Application Status 

Technical help: 
If you have a technical problem with your online application, please contact the eVisa Helpdesk:
See: http://www.immi.gov.au/contacts/forms/email/eform-visa-enquiries.htm?37

Applicants 75 years or older:
If you are 75 years of age or older, the office processing your online application may request you to undertake an Aged Visitor Health Check with one of our panel doctors.
You can download the required form at: Aged visitor health check 
For a list of panel doctors, please see: http://www.immi.gov.au/allforms/doctors/index.htm 

ii) Option 3: apply for e676 via authorised travel agents

Some travel agents are registered to lodge e676 Tourist visa applications on behalf of clients. For a list of registered agents and their locations, see: Travel agents registered for eVisa services

iii) Option 4: make a paper application at the Australian Embassy

If you are unable to complete an online Tourist visa application, please follow the instructions for lodging a Tourist visa application at Tourist visas - other nationalities.

An application fee is applicable for all paper Tourist visa applications, regardless of the length of stay in Australia.