Australian Embassy
Russian Federation
[Address: 10A/2 Podkolokolny Pereulok, Moscow, 109028] - [Tel +7-495-9566070] - [Fax: (Excluding Visa & Citizenship): +7-495-9566170 or Fax (Visa Section): +7-495-9566162] - [A/H CONSULAR EMERGENCY: +61-2-62613305]

VISITOR VISA - TOURIST STREAM

This visa allows people to visit Australia for a holiday or recreation, or to visit family and friends. This visa may also be used for other short-term non-work purposes including study for less than three months.

See: http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visi


Document Checklist

See the Visitor Visa (Tourist Stream) Document Checklist for a summary of documents you must provide when applying for this visa


How to Apply

Processing Times

Applications for Visitor visas should be lodged at the Australian Embassy Moscow at least 4 weeks ahead of your travel date. This is in keeping with the Australian Government’s global service standard of 4 weeks for these visa classes.

Applications must be complete and will be processed as quickly as possible within this timeframe. However, processing times may vary depending on a range of factors and personal circumstances. If your application is likely to take longer than 4 weeks, we will inform you.


Repeat visits and long stays

This visa cannot be used for long-term stays or residence. To be eligible for a further Visitor visa in the future, you must maintain extended periods of time outside of Australia. If you would like to migrate or spend longer periods in Australia, you should explore other more appropriate visa options.


Additional Information

Health Requirements

See: Health Requirements 


March 2013