Though Australia is not among the top countries to receive foreign tourists, the experience you can gain by visiting Australia is incomparable. Australia is better known for its longest coastline on the globe. This really vast country serves its guest with jaw-dropping natural beauty, road trips through deserted roads, the friendly locals, well-developed cities and many more. With all those attractions, Australia is worth visiting at least once in a lifetime.
If you are an Indian passport holder and want to visit Australia in the near future, you must obtain a tourist visa in advance. Without this legal permission from the Australian embassy, Indians are not allowed to enter this country.
But luckily, it is not very difficult to get a visa as Australia visit visa is processed online. The online processing has eased visa processing to a great extent. A tourist visa for Australia can cost up to INR 10,780. This blog explains everything you need to know about Australia visa and how you can get it with 100% cashback.
Australia Visa Overview
A visa for Australia is an online visa and hence no visa interview is required. But at the same time, the applicant has to submit the original passport along with the other required documents. It takes nearly 20 to 25 days to process the visa. Once the visa is processed, the passport along with the visa is delivered to the applicant.
A tourist visa for Australia is valid for one year from the day of issuance but the validity of the visa can be extended if applied in advance. The visa holder is allowed to enter multiple times in Australia as long as the visa is valid. On each entry, the applicant can stay up to 90 days.
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Note: A tourist visa for Australia is technically known as a subclass 600 visitor visa.
What is the Australia Visa Fee for Indians?
The Australia visa fee for Indian passport holders is INR 10,780 if you apply through Blinkvisa. The visa fee mentioned above is inclusive of the visa cost, service charges, and the applicable taxes. Here is a clear break up of the same-
Note: The visa fee mentioned above can be eliminated if you apply for your Australia visa through Blinkvisa.
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How to Eliminate your Australia Visa Fee?
You can eliminate the Australia visa fee only if you apply for your Australia visa through Blinkvisa. We offer 100% cashback of the entire visa fee. You can get the cashback even before your visa gets approved. The cashback will be credited to your Blinkwallet. You can use the cashback to book flight tickets, hotel bookings and activities to do in Australia.
Hence Blinkvisa converts your visa expenses to travel expenses!!
How to use Blinkwallet Cashback?
As mentioned above, Blinkvisa offers 100% cashback of the visa fee. The cashback is credited to the Blinkwallet of the visa applicant. One can use the cashback amount to book flight tickets, hotels reservations and activities to do in Australia. But to get all these discounts, one must use our portal for booking. For each booking, one can get a discount of 10% of the total booking value by using Blinkcash. The Blinkcash has lifetime validity and can be used for both domestic and international tours.
Additionally, we have offline connections with hotels & activities throughout Australia because of which one can get attractive discounts on flight tickets and hotel bookings. You can save nearly INR 5000 for each flight ticket while booking through the Blinkvisa portal.
Here is how you can get a discount on the flight ticket price by using Blinkvisa portal-
How to Pay Australia Visa Fee?
If you have chosen Blinkvisa as your visa expert, you will experience a seamless payment process. You can use any credit/debit card to make the payment. You can also use ‘PayUmoney’ or United Payment Interface (UPI) payment gateways to make the payment.
Though the Australia visa fee is INR 10,780 for each visa, you will have to pay only INR 1000 to initiate the visa processing while applying through us. Unlike any other visa agencies where you will have to pay the entire amount in advance, with Blinkvisa, you need to pay only INR 1000 at the beginning. Once you successfully make payment of INR 1000, you will get the entire visa amount in your Blinkwallet.
The rest of the visa fee can be paid only after approval of your visa! Hence there are no chances of losing the entire visa fee on unfortunate occasions like visa rejection.
How to Apply for Australia Visa?
A visa for Australia is an online visa. One can get a visa for Australia by applying online. You can use the official website of the Australia visa application to apply for the visa. But applying for your visa through the official website will take a lot of time. Additionally, you will not get any assistance which leaves a lot of room for getting confused.
But applying for the same visa through Blinkvisa has a simplified process. Here are the steps to apply for Australia visa online through Blinkvisa-
- Visit Blinkvisa.
- Click on the “Apply for Visa”.
- Provide us with your basic information such as name, email & number of applicants.
- Complete the initial payment of just INR 1000 & get a full cashback of INR 10,780 into your wallet.
- Use your BlinkWallet to book your flight, hotel, activities for your Australia trip.
- Once your visa is approved, We will inform you via SMS and Email.
- Complete any pending due payment.
- Get your visa delivered at your doorstep by our visa experts.
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Australia visa FAQs
1.How much is Australian visa fee?
The Australia visa with one-year validity costs INR 10,870 when you apply through Blinkvisa.
2. What documents are required for Australia?
The mandatory documents required for Australia visa are-
- Original Passport with 6 months validity with at least two blank pages, Entire photocopy of current passport needs to be Notarized.
- Australia tourist visa application form 1419
- Two recent passport-size coloured photographs with a matte or semi-matte finish, 80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm).
- Personal Covering letter explaining your trip
- Original updated Bank Statements for the last 6 months with bank attestation (Online not accepted without bank seal on it.)
- Personal Income Tax Returns / Form 16 for last 3 years
- Aadhar Card Copy
- Flight Tickets
- Hotel Reservations
Apart from the same, you will have to submit additional documents as per your profile. Click here (add visa requirement blog link) to know the Australia visa requirements in detail.
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3. How long does it take to process Australia visa from India?
It takes 20-25 working days to process Australia tourist visa from India.
4. Is the Australia visa fee refundable?
No, Australia visa fee is non-refundable. In case your visa is rejected or you cancel the travel plan, you will lose the amount paid towards the visa fee.
5. Can I apply for an Australia visa online?
Yes! You can easily apply online for an Australia visa through Blinkvisa.
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