Electronic Travel Authority Visa SC 601

Electronic Travel Authority Visa SC 601

The Electronic Travel Authority Visa SC 601 lets visa holders visit Australia multiple times within a 12 month period. Each time this visa holder visits, they can stay in Australia for up to 3 months.


  • The applicant must have an eligible passport from a certain country
  • You can only apply for this visa while you are outside Australia



With the Electronic Travel Authority Visa SC 601, you can

  • Spend a holiday or cruise in Australia
  • Visit your family members or friends
  • Visit for business visitor activities
  • Visit multiple times within 1 year
  • Stay upto 3 months every time you visit

Business Visitor Criteria

If you are visiting Australia as a Business Visitor you can:

  • Make general business enquiries
  • Discuss, negotiate, review or enter business contracts
  •  If you are on an Official Government Visit, you can conduct activities that comply with your visit
  • Attend conferences or seminars, but you must not get paid by the organizers for your participation

You cannot extend your services to Australian businesses or organisations or sell them directly to the public.


The Electronic Travel Authority Visa SC 601 is a temporary visa that is valid for 12 months. You can leave and enter Australia within these 12 months and stay in Australia for 3 months each time you visit. The duration of your visa starts on the date your visa has been granted if you do not hold any other substantive visa.