Indian citizens who wish to visit Australia for tourism purposes have to apply for the visitor visa (Subclass 600), which allows them to go to Australia for business or tourism related activities. Tourism includes recreation, holidays, sightseeing and visiting friends and family in Australia.
When you apply for a tourist visa, you cannot work for any business or sell services/goods in Australia. As an Indian applicant, it is significant to understand the Australia visa requirements before applying. The documentation or paperwork differs from one visa category to the other.
A business visa of Subclass600 must be applied if an applicant is travelling to Australia for the following purpose:
- Investigating personal investments or looking for job opportunities.
- Attending conferences, meetings, and negotiations.
- Representing an overseas entity in cooperation.
- Investigating various business opportunities.
- Representing an official business or foreign government.
A short-stay or temporary visa of Subclass400 must be applied if an applicant is travelling to Australia for the following purpose:
- Participating in a social event or an overseas entity, given that there is an invitation from the respective Australian organization.
- Undertaking non-going, short-term, and highly specialized job.