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Australian eVisitor Visa for Citizens of France

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The Australia eVisitor visa for French citizens is an electronic tourist and business visa that allows multiple visits of up to 3 months.

As EU citizens, French nationals can apply online for the Australian eVisitor visa from the comfort of their homes or office.

Complete a quick online application form with your details and receive your electronic visa within 24 hours without visiting a local Australian embassy or consulate.

Applicants must simply meet a few basic Australian eVisitor visa requirements for French citizens to obtain this convenient travel permit.

Are French Nationals Required to Obtain a Visa for Australia?

Yes, travelers from France will need to obtain an Australian visa before traveling there. The online application for an Australian eVisitor for French citizens saves them the time and money they would otherwise spend on a visit to an embassy.

It is ideal for French citizens who are interested in visiting Australia for short-term stays for any of the following reasons:

  • Tourist activities: French passport holders visiting Australia for leisure, relaxation, or cultural visits
  • Business opportunities: French professionals and investors traveling to Australia for business purposes or investment opportunities
  • Short term studying and training courses: French citizens can stay in Australia and complete training courses provided they do not exceed 3 months.

French passport holders who want to visit Australia for other reasons such as full-time job seeking, long-term academic courses, or more extended stays must schedule an appointment at the Australian embassy in Paris and apply for a standard Australian visa for French citizens.

Do French children need an Australian visa?

French citizens planning a family visit to Australia must bear in mind that each applicant must arrive with their separate Australian eVisitor visa previously approved. This requisite includes underage travelers, even when their details are included in their parent’s or guardian’s passport.

What Are the Australia eVisitor Requirements for French Citizens?

Following Australia’s visa policies, French nationals must meet a few simple requirements to obtain the eVisitor.

The planned trip to Australia must not exceed 3 months and the purpose of the visit must be tourism, business, transit, or short-term study or training.

The following items must be provided to complete the application for an Australia eVisitor visa for citizens of France:

  • Valid passport issued by the French Republic
  • Active email address which will be used for all communications, including the delivery of the Australian eVisitor

The Australian Home Office recommends French visitors to read through international travel requirements for French citizens where their visa conditions are detailed.

French passport requirements for the Australia eVisitor visa 

French citizens holding dual nationality should note that the Australian eVisitor visa is electronically linked to the passport originally used to apply for the eVisitor.

Travelers are only allowed entry into Australia with the passport registered to the Australian eVisitor. If the passport has been misplaced, stolen, or has expired, you must reapply for a new eVisitor visa once a new passport has been issued.

Application Process for the Australian eVisitor Visa from France

The request for the Australian eVisitor visa is quite simple. French travelers can easily apply online by entering their biographical and passport details on the application form. The form is takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Applicants must take care to ensure the accuracy of the data being entered. All the information entered must match exactly what is published on their passport. Any mistakes or typos could lead to a processing delay or even rejection of their application.

How long does it take to receive the Australian eVisitor for French applicants?

The vast majority of applicants receive their Australian eVisitor for French nationals within 2 business days at most — and many are processed even quicker.

Nevertheless, French nationals are encouraged to apply at least a few days ahead of their intended date of travel to Australia to avoid unforeseen processing delays.

The approved eVisitor visa for Australia for citizens of France is delivered by email. It is advisable to print a copy in case Australian authorities ask to see it.

Traveling to Australia From France

Upon arrival, French visitors will have to display their eVisitor at passport controls and their passport to gain entry into the country. They must plan their entry and departure within the allowed 3 months that the eVisitor visa grants.

French travelers who wish to stay longer than 3 months can simply leave Australia temporarily and return using the same eVisitor. If the original visa is close to expiry, it is quick and easy to reapply online to return to Australia.

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Covid Update for Australia

Last update: 01/06/2023

Travelers with an Australia ETA or eVisitor can now enter Australia. All entry restrictions for Australia were lifted on March 11, 2023. Passengers no longer need to complete an online Australia Travel Declaration form. Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of Australia.

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