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Visa & Entry Requirements for Australia

Know what to expect when you enter Australia for WSES 2022. 

Depending on where you're visiting from, you might want to find out more about:

  • Visas and our requirements for entry
  • What to expect when you cross the border

The Australian Home Affairs Office website provides visa information, determine which visa to apply for via a short questionnaire, and apply for your visa.

Please also visit homeaffairs.gov.au for information on entering and exiting Australia.

Visa Processing Times

eVisitor Visa

The eVisitor visa for Australia should take around a day to be processed, as 90% of applications are processed within 24 hours. However, some requests may take up to 2 business days. 

Business Visitor Stream

  • 25% of applications: Less than 1 Day
  • 50% of applications: 3 Days
  • 75% of applications: 9 Days
  • 90% of applications: 25 Days

**Please note, the above visas are examples of processing times and should not be viewed as visa-advice**

Biosecurity

Western Australia has strict biosecurity requirements to prevent the introduction of exotic pests, diseases and weeds found in other Australian states and territories.

Risk items and potential carriers that may pose a threat to Western Australia can include fresh fruit, vegetables, plant materials and bee products.

Please visit agriculture.gov.au and agric.wa.gov.au for further information.