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Australia Visa Processing Time: Essential Guide for Indian

Last Update: 29-05-2024

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⚡Quick Summary

Type of Australian VisaAustralia Visa Processing Time

Visitor Visa(Subclass 600)

3 to 4 Weeks

Transit Visa (Subclass 771)

2 to 3 Weeks

Student Visa (Subclass 500)

55 to 83 Days

Training Visa (Subclass 407)

64 Days

Dependent Visa (Subclass 820)

26 Months

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Australia Visa Processing Time and Documents Required for Indians
  3. How to Check your Australia Visa Status as an Indian
  4. Conclusion
  5. FAQs


Embarking on a journey to Australia? Navigate through the various visa options available for Indians with ease. From Visitor Visas for tourism or business to Student Visas for education, each category has specific conditions, costs, and Australia visa processing times. This concise guide ensures a hassle-free application process, covering essential information for your desired Australia visa.

If you can't find what you're looking for, feel free to reach out to us if you have any queries or need assistance, our committed team is prepared to offer guidance and support.

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Get ready for a smooth journey to Australia – Safe Travels!✈️

Australia Visa Processing Time and Documents Required for Indians

1. Visitor Visa (Subclass 600)

This visa is for Indian citizens who want to visit Australia for tourism or business purposes. It can be issued as a single-entry or multiple-entry visa, with varying durations of stay. 

Australia Tourist Visa Processing Time : 3 to 4 Weeks


Teleport’s Expert Tip:

Check the visa processing times tool guide provided by the government of Australia to get an idea of how long your application might take. This estimate is based on recent Australia tourist visa processing times, but keep in mind it's not a guarantee that your application will be finished within that time frame.

Stay Duration: Up to 12 months

Australia Tourist Visa Fees: AUD 190 (INR 10,700)

Fast-Track Processing Time for Australia Visitor Visa: Within 48 hours.

Documents Required:

  1. Passport scanned copy.
  2. Passport old copies
  3. National ID Aadhaar Card
  4. Bank statement (minimum balance required 3.5 Lacs)
  5. IT Return (past two years)
  6. Cover letter.
  7. Travel Itinerary

Supporting documents:

  1. Invitation letter
  2. Marriage Certificate
  3. Employment Documents
  4. Minor Documents(for travellers under the age of 18 years).

Additional Documents required for Australia Business Visitor Visa:

  1. Company Sponsorship Letter
  2. Business Visit Proof

2. Australia Transit Visa (Subclass 771)

This visa permits you to enter Australia and stay for up to 72 hours before departing by air or sea, or to join the crew of an eligible ship within 5 days of arrival as a Maritime Crew visa (MCV) holder.

Visa Processing Time for Australia Transit Visa: 2 to 3 Weeks

Stay Duration: Up to 72 hours

Australia Transit Visa Fees: Free

Documents Required: 

  1. Certified copy of both sides of your National Identity Card, if available.
  2. Certified copy of relevant passport pages.
  3. Recent passport-sized photograph against a plain background.
  4. Details of your plans in Australia.
  5. Confirmation of your booking from Australia to another country within 72 hours of arrival (e.g., a ticket).
  6. Evidence of your eligibility to enter the destination country, such as a visa.

3. Australia Student Visa (Subclass 500)

This visa allows you to enroll in a qualifying course in Australia, travel freely in and out of the country, and engage in part-time work for up to 48 hours per fortnight during your study or training sessions.

Student Visa Process Time for Australia: 55 to 83 Days.


Please be aware that the processing time of student visa for Australia varies depending on the specific visa stream you are applying for, whether it's in the Schools sector or postgraduate sector. To get more detailed information, you can refer to the processing time guide tool.

Stay Duration: Up to 5  years.

Australia Student Visa Fees: AUS 710 (INR 39,300)

Documents Required: 

  1. Copy of passport, Birth certificate or ID card (if available).
  2. Study Plans: Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) for courses, CoE or offer letter for those in Australia.
  3. Under 18: Accommodation proof and Form 157N or welfare letter.
  4. Parental Consent: Form 1229 if child under 18.
  5. Health Insurance: Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).
  6. Financial Capacity: Show funds for travel, living, tuition, and school.
  7. Temporary Stay Intentions: Proof like employment or qualifications.
  8. Employment History: Include CV, payslips, or contracts.
  9. Migration Agent Forms: Attach Form 956 or 956A if needed.
  10. Dependent School Enrolment: Proof for family members aged 5 to 18.
  11. Research Students: Include research topic and CV.

4. Australia Training Visa (Subclass 407)

This visa allows you to come to Australia for workplace training to enhance your skills in your current job, area of study, or field of expertise, or participate in a professional development training program.

Australian Visa Processing time for Training Visa: 64 Days

Stay Duration: Up to 2 years

Australia Training Visa Fees: AUS 405 (INR 22,400)

Documents Required: 

  1. Passport pages with photo and details and National identity card (if available).
  2. Sponsorship: Approval and nomination letters or receipts.
  3. Volunteer Placement: Acknowledgement forms for applicant and sponsor.
  4. Financial Support: Bank statements, employment contracts, or sponsor's support and/or Letter from a financial institution about your financial position.
  5. Health Insurance: Evidence of health insurance for the entire stay.
  6. English Proficiency: Proof of functional English skills, except for specified passport holders.

5. Australia Dependent Visa (Subclass 820)

This visa allows the partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen to live in Australia temporarily. It's the initial step toward obtaining a permanent Partner visa (subclass 801).

Visa Processing Time for Australia Dependent Visa: 26 Months

Stay Duration: Temporarily until your permanent Partner visa (subclass 801) is approved or until you decide to cancel your application.

Australia Dependent Visa Fees: AUD 8,850 (INR 4,90,000)

Documents Required: Required documents:

  1. Birth certificate or government ID with parents' names; include passport, national ID, and name change proof (e.g., marriage certificate).
  2. Australian police certificate for 12+ months; overseas police certificates and military records; attach Form 80 for personal details.
  3. Proof of current and former relationships, marriage or de facto evidence; show 12+ months of financial, household, and social support.
  4. Proof of committed, long-term relationship; include witness statements, joint activities, and shared responsibilities.
  5. Documents for past marriages, widowhood, divorce.
  6. Identity, relationship, and character docs for dependents; under 18 requires consent; over 18 needs proof of financial dependence or disability.

How to Check your Australia Visa Status as an Indian

Check Australia Visa Status with Teleport

If you have applied for your Australia tourist and business visa with Teleport, you can verify your visa application status seamlessly using Teleport. Receive instant updates via Whatsapp and email or check the status on the Teleport Dashboard.

  1. Access the Teleport Dashboard
  2. Find 'Your Applications’
  3. Click on your submitted application for the latest status.

Check Australia Visa Status via Government Portal

For applications via the official government portal

  1. Visit the Australian Government website
  2. Select your document type (passport or ImmiCard)
  3. Enter necessary details, and review your application status.


In conclusion, Australia visa processing time for Indians involves understanding the diverse options available. From the Australia tourist visa for Indians for tourism or business to Student and Training Visas, each category has specific Australia visa processing times and document requirements. The streamlined application process ensures a smooth journey to Australia.

For updates, use Teleport for instant notifications or check the official government portal. Whether planning a short visit or pursuing education or employment training, this guide provides essential information in a straightforward manner. 

For any queries or assistance, reach out to the committed team at 073148 52914 or via WhatsApp

Prepare for a safe and smooth journey to Australia – Safe Travels! ✈️