How to apply for an Australian Tourist Visa Online: A guide for Filipinos

Back in September, my sister in Australia told me over Viber that she’s considering asking our mother to spend New Year’s with them again in Melbourne, and asked me if I am willing to accompany our mother to Australia. Of course, I am!

I’ve heard from friends and read in the comments section of my previous visa application guides that Philippine passport holders can now apply for an Australian tourist visa online. Since I do not like the stress that Manila traffic brings, and I do like doing business online, this was very appealing to me.

Create an ImmiAccount

The first step in applying for an Australian tourist visa online is to create an ImmiAccount. To create an account, you will need a valid email address. Make sure that you type in your email address correctly, and that you use an email address you regularly check. The embassy will be communicating with you using this address, so make sure that you check this email address often.

Application Form

Once you have created an account, you can start an application. This is basically the online, fillable version of Form 1419, so there is no need for you to download the form, fill it out, and upload it.

You can start filling out the application form, even if you have not completed compiling your documents yet. Make sure that the information you put in the application form are the same as the information in the supporting documents that you are submitting.

If you have filled out the form, but are not ready to submit yet, click on the Save button. This saves your answers in their database, and once you log back in, you can see your application, check the entries, and make edits.

Once you are ready to submit your application and upload your supporting documents, click on Submit.

Application Fee

When you submit your application form, you will be prompted to pay the Australian tourist visa application fee. For online applications, the only way to pay is through credit cards. If you do not have a credit card, or access to a credit card, I read that you can use prepaid debit cards.

Your card will be charged AU$135 + credit card surcharge fee. Based on BPI’s foreign exchange rate at the time, I paid Php 4,547.26. If you are applying via courier or VFS, the fixed visa fee is Php 4,900, and you would still have to pay for the VFS fee, courier fee, and the fee for the manager’s check.

Supporting Documents

I made sure that all of my supporting documents are complete before I submitted my application and paid the fee. I created my ImmiAccount and filled out the form on September 20, but I didn’t submit until October 5.

As soon as my payment has cleared, I uploaded my scanned documents. The Australian Embassy sets a limit of 30 files for Visitor Visa online applications, and none of the files must be more than 5MB in size. To keep file sizes small, they recommend that you scan your documents at 96 dpi, and to not attach photos in Office document files, as this will increase the file size greatly.

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Since I know my documents will have more than 30 pages, I merged and grouped them together. Also, instead of submitting separate photo files, I created a collage on Photoshop and added captions. I saved them as Portable Document Files (optimized), and used a service like to merge the PDFs into one file.

Here are the documents that I submitted:

Passport Photo

They did not give any specifications for the photo file, so I just scanned my passport picture at 180 dpi and saved it as JPG.

Cover Letter

I wrote a letter addressed to the consul explaining the purpose of my trip, who will be sponsoring my trip, why I need a multiple entry visa, and the reason why I need to come back to the Philippines. I included the ways in which they can reach me, should they need to get in touch for an interview. I also mentioned that I will be traveling, and the dates when I will be out of the country.

The supporting documents I submitted corroborates the content of my cover letter, which means that I provided proof of the purpose of the trip, proof that my sponsor can afford to shoulder my trip, proof of my relationship with my sponsor, and proof of my activities and relationships in the Philippines.

Certified Identification Documents

This is a requirement of the embassy: a certified or notarized copy of my passport and birth certificate.

Letter of Invitation

In my previous applications, my sister would send me letters via mail, which I include with my documents. Since I am applying online, I told her to just email me, instead of writing a letter, which would have taken weeks.
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In her email, she stated that she wants me to accompany our mother to Melbourne, and that she will provide our tickets, and that we have the option to stay at her house, or my other sister’s house. She also stated she wants us to have a short holiday in New Zealand.

Along with the email, I also included a scan of my mother’s passport and her visa grant letter (she has a 3-year multiple entry Australian tourist visa).

You can save the email as PDF by clicking on Print, and then selecting Save as PDF/Export as PDF in your browser or email client.

Sponsor Documents

Since my sister is my sponsor, I had her send me a copy of her passport bio page, as well as her last four payslips, as evidence that she has the capacity to shoulder the cost of our trip to Melbourne.

Business Registration

Since I am self-employed and have my own business, I included my business registration papers in lieu of a Certificate of Employment.

Income Tax Return

As evidence of my income, I attached my latest Income Tax Return, which was submitted to the BIR last April 2015.

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Most Recent Credit Card Statement

I also stated in my application that I will be using my credit card as a way to pay for goods and services while in the country.

Bank Statements

I submitted the Statement of Account for the previous 3-6 months. I did not request for a Bank Certificate anymore.

Family Photos

This was comprised of photos of me and my two sisters when we holidayed together in Tasmania during my previous visit, photos of me with my sisters’ families in Melbourne, photos of me with my family in the Philippines, and photos of me with my friend Khursten when I visited her in Sydney in 2013, and when we traveled to Japan together in 2014.

Travel Plans in 2016

To show that I have strong reasons to come back to the Philippines after my trip to Australia, I included the plane tickets that I have already booked. Since one of my travel plans include accompanying my mother and aunt to their hometown in Sorsogon in 2016, I included a photo collage from our trip last summer with extended family members.

One of my close friends is also getting married next year, so I included a scan of their wedding invitation, photos of me and my close friend during our trip to Japan together last year, and a photo of me together with my friend and her fiancΓ©.

Current Passport Visas and Stamps

Since the application checklist includes evidence of previous travels, I scanned all the entry and exit stamps from my previous travels in my current passport.

Previous Passport Visas and Stamps

My last Australian tourist visa is under my old passport, so I included it as well. My old passport also has my other visas, which includes a used visa for Canada, China, and Schengen, as well as valid multiple entry visas for Japan and the United States. I also included the pages with entry and exit stamps from my trips between 2011 and 2013.


I submitted my application in the early morning of October 5. I received an acknowledgement immediately after. On October 6, the Immigration and Visa Office of the Australian Embassy Philippines sent me an email requiring me to fill out a short online questionnaire. The questionnaire is basically the Application Checklist. Luckily, I was still at home when the email came, so I was able to quickly respond to their request.

This is why it’s very important that you type your email address correctly, and why you should always check your email after submitting your application online.

Grant Notification

Almost immediately after I submitted my filled out questionnaire, I left the house to go to the airport. By the following day, I received an email again from the Immigration Office, this time saying that my visa has already been granted.

To summarize my timeline:
September 20 – Created ImmiAccount, started filling out application form
October 1 – Requested statement of account from banks, notarized documents
October 2 – Scanned documents and created PDF
October 5 – Submitted application, paid visa fee, attached supporting documents
October 6 – Submitted Immigration Manila’s online questionnaire
October 7 – Received Visa Grant Notice

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I remember back in 2006, when I first applied for an Australian visitor visa, I also submitted around this time of the year, and was granted in just a matter of days — I received notification of my visa grant while on a trip as well! Maybe there’s something about October?

Do you need a sponsor or to have a family in Australia to visit? Absolutely not! Many applicants are just there to tour the country. If you are a tourist, or visiting for a specific purpose (e.g. watching the Australian Open), make sure to include documents pertaining to them (tickets, bookings, etc.) with your application.

This is based on my personal experience in applying for an Australian tourist visa online. I’ve already written down everything I know. Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments. I’ll do my best to answer your questions, but I can’t really answer if your situation is different from mine (e.g. no work, no bank statement, no previous travel, etc.) however, there’s bound to be someone who is in the same boat, who may be able to answer your question. The visa discussions in the comments of this blog can get quite lively.

[EDIT October 22, 2015] Many in the comments both in this post and previous visa posts said that their application, even when lodged online took a month or more to get processed. I got really lucky with my application, and up until now, I don’t know why my application was granted so quickly. Is it because I said I was accompanying my 80-year old mother, because my sister is sponsoring me, because this is my third application, because I provided proof of my plans in 2016, or because I said I was going to watch the Australian Open?

Bear in mind that the Australian Embassy website that average processing time for a tourist visa is one month. To be safe, consider this as a minimum, rather than a maximum, and apply for a tourist visa as soon as you can, instead of waiting for the last minute and fretting over the long processing time as your flight date looms closer.

Article by Nina Fuentes

Nina doesn't aim to travel to every country in the world -- she just wants to travel to the places that means the most to her. She started traveling in 2006, and hopes to travel for as long as she can. Her travel blog, Just Wandering won the Best Travel Blog in the 2010 Philippine Blog Awards and in the 2011 Nuffnang Asia Pacific Blog Awards.

This Article Has 1,247 Comments
  1. Grace says:

    Hello everyone, ask ko lang po should i need to include our hotel voucher when we’re together? Or ok na kahit na ung itinerary flights nalang namin ni bf? Im applying for TV. Thanks guys

  2. Kim says:

    Hello inapply ko po Visa ay tourist for 3 months po Kaso support lng po Ng bf ko ang tanong ko po Meron po bang show money? Saan ba yun pinapakita at kailangan po un kailangan

  3. May says:

    Hi just want to ask lang in regards sa TV applying kasi ang Tita ko. My tita has a US visa multiple and ask ko naman if ano requirements pag ganun. Same din ba sa first time tourist na lahat ng requirements need. TIA

  4. Hi po ask ko lang po ilan days po bago makuha ang tourist visa after interview,, at ilang months lang po ito magagamit sa mga first time po,,, first time ko po

    • Grace says:

      Hello sweetie Nicole wala pong interview when ur applying for TV. For single entry once lang, TV your allowed to stay in OZ for 3 months / 90 days only

  5. Angel says:

    Hi to everyone. I lodged my tourist visa application March 16 (Thursday). Sino sa inyo ang same day sa akin? Or ilan days bago nyo nareceive grant visa?

  6. Ange says:

    I just want to share.. I submitted my tourist application sunday night march 12 I received the grant notice afternoon of Tuesday this blog is very helpful ?

  7. chrissy says:

    Hello po! Anyone in Perth now?

  8. chrissy says:

    High wycombe po, just near airport.. how about you?

  9. Grace says:

    I lodged my TV last night around 7pm. I got notification granted today at 12noon. Grabe ang bilis, in less than 24hrs i got my TV. Thank u for this blog. Good luck to everyone.

  10. Mila Lauigan says:

    If I apply online how will I be able to affix my signature to the application. Do I meed to download the form, sign and then scan considering that the other parts of the application will be answered directly on the form provided in their website

  11. Dhey says:

    Hi guys! Sino dito taga south east melbourne? Meet tayo?

  12. Regina says:

    Hi Nina! May I ask how your mom got her 3-year multiple entry visa? I’ve had single entry and 1-year multiple entry visas but never heard of anybody getting 3 years.

  13. Amber says:

    Hello mga sis.. ask ko lng. Anu ang hint malapit na lumabas ang result ng spouse visa? Immigration emailed me about police check of my husband & some photos the day I came here upto present but hindi ngask for medical.. for some nka experience at granted na ang spouse visa.. baka may same experience. Thank you

  14. Grace says:

    Hi amber nun nagapply ka ng spouse visa offshore how many days bago mo nareceive acknowledgement letter.

  15. Kim says:

    Hi. Ask ko lang kasi plan ko mag apply ulit ng tv pero since 1st punta ko sa Australia nkpag stay ako ng 10months pabalik balik in 18months. Kelan kya ako ulit pwede magapply. Need pba wait ng 6months bfore mg apply? Thank you

    • Anne says:

      Hi sis same tau situation i stay 1 year sa oz mag 5mos nko sa may 10 gusto ndin nmn mgsubmit ng another application nkapagsubmit kna po b?

  16. Cassandra says:

    Hi guys ask ko lng if pwede ba mgdala ng perfumes pauwi??? May limit ba kase yun ang ipapasalubong ko pag uuwi ako. Thank you

  17. Grace says:

    Im having a problem with the jetstar, because my sponsor booked my flight thru online using his credit card. Then jetstar had a policy for the verification of the credit card upon check-in in the airport, the card should be physically present. We didnt know about this policy. Is there anyone experience the same case with mine?

    • Kim says:

      I remember before some airlines also have that policy and ask for my credit card. Cguro tell them nalang na kun sino ang nag book at scan and print na lang yun card.

    • MMJ says:

      I experienced it before. Just scan the credit card front and back and a photocopy of your sponsor passport.

      • Grace says:

        Hi mmj, is it jetstar airlines too? Because ive been reading some blogs and it says that jetstar dont allow it. They really need the physical credit card to swipe it. Though some airlines needs a photocopy of card, authorization letter and valid id of the card holder.

      • MMJ says:

        Yes its Jetstar po. I showes them the passport copy of my Partner and scan of credit card. How would it be possible if your sponsor’s credit card is here In Oz.
        Try your sponsor to make a letter with his sign and show to the Jetstar personnel.

  18. Mars says:

    Hi, I plan to apply for a tourist visa for australia for a 1 week course. However, I plan to not pay it before granting the visa. Also, I will not be staying long for I’ll travel to another country right after the course. My concern now is I’m unemployed and I dont have an ITR..will the payslip of the past work be okay as a an evidence? but i’m not paying for BIR… Thank you.

  19. buchoy says:

    Hi there. So I am planning to apply for visitor’s visa. I have a work visa in NZ. However, I’m currently unemployed. Will there be a chance for the immigration in OZ to grant my visa? Is my visa in NZ enough to grant my visa?

  20. marian says:

    Hello! Hope someone can answer my question. My partner will be shouldering my airfare, accommodation and daily living expenses. What documents should I present our immigration officers/airline crew (upon check in) here in the Philippines? My fiance will be the one to book my flights using his ATM, I have read previous comments regarding Jetstar requiring proof of booking. In my case, since my fiance is using his ATM and not credit card, what proofs should I present? Hope someone can answer me. Thank you.

    • Grace says:

      Make sure lang sis marian na dlhin mo ung mga supporting documents mo na sinubmit mo for applying ur visa, like his passport and invitation later and also ur proof na bbalik ka ng pinas. Im having problem with jetstar now, much better ibook nya ung ticket mo thru travel agent so no need for verification of cards or he can also pay ur ticket thru cash. Hanap ka din na ibang airline na wlang card verification or kahit hnd ganon kastrict when it comes to that.

      • marian says:

        Hi sis Grace, thanks for responding. Naku, Jetstar pa naman lagi ang binobook namin when we go overseas but it will be my first time visiting Australia. I have two Japan visit visas on my passport. Do you think they would still look for proof of booking? Ano po ang hinihingi sa inyo ng Jetstar sis? It’s my first time traveling without him so I want to make sure I have everything. Please update me po with your jetstar situation sis. Do you have fb? πŸ™‚

      • Grace says:

        Here is my fb gracious villaflor.

      • marian says:

        Hi Ms. Grace, what’s your fb profile photo? Hope i msged the right person in fb hehe.

  21. marian says:

    Hi there, marian again here. Does anyone here know auhtorized acquisition of CERTIFICATE OF IMPEDIMENT (CNI) via courier? My fiance will authorize me to get his CNI in the australian embassy here in the ph. Anyone here knows who are the eligible witnesses when my fiance signs the application form? Would appreciate any help. Thank you! πŸ™‚

  22. coochie says:

    Hi, jen here.. Im planning to apply for a tourist visa since my previous application (dependent visa) was refused.. My husband has student visa in Aus.. ok lang po ba na yung bro in law ko mag sponsor and mag send ng invitation letter kasi PR naman sya dun??

  23. diannesilvs says:

    Hi. Do you really need to have our passport and NSO birth certificate notarized and other documents? For my passport and NSO birth certificate I just had them scanned. I would appreciate to hear from you since I’m lodging my TV today. thanks!

  24. Ting says:

    Hi po…just wanna ask kung ilang days po ang approval of tourist visa? I just lodged my application last April 27..sana po masagot! Thanks! ?

    • Dolly says:

      Good day Ting, maximum of 1 month, pero meron ding 3 days to 1 week lang depende sa immigration offecer siguro na hahawak ng application mo.. I heard na mas mabilis na ata ang TV..

    • Yuppiemum says:

      Hi ting, same here. Applied lastt 26 April and no feedback from the embassy yet. Lemme know if you get any updates from them, and ako din may ticket na this June so kabado.

      • Ting says:

        Thanks Ms. Dolly!

        Okay po…Ms. Yuppiemum, first time ko to apply so medyo kinakabahan ko. Ang kakilala ko kasi 4 days lang na approve na yung visa niya…sana this week din ang atin. Sydney ka rin ba sis?

  25. Yuppiemum says:

    Hi Ting, yes sydney din. First time to apply din. Yan din balita ko 2-4days may sagot na, pero baka din dahil asean last week baka na busy sila, and anzac pa. So sana busy lang sila. 3rd week ng june ang alis ko, ikaw sis?

    • Ting says:

      Ako din sis, June 27 alis ko dito sa Iloilo then 12 am June 28 papuntang Sydney. Sana talaga this week na yung approval natin hehehe

      • Yuppiemum says:

        Oo dear sana ma approve na tayo. Keep me posted ha πŸ™‚

      • Ting says:

        Hi sis! I got my grant kanina lang…thanks God! Dumating nadin ba yung sayo sis Yuppiemum?

        Thanks sa blog nato! I was so worried pero I just followed lahat ng nabasa ko sa blog pati narin sa comments. I lodged last April 27 and after 6 days nagrant na. Thanks po! πŸ™‚

      • leh says:

        hello po, ano po ba ung mga requirements papuntang australia from PH aside from visa? Thanks po.

      • Anne says:

        Hi sis ting my flight will be on june 29 june 28 need din nsa airport na 12:05am kc alis cebu pac ang airlines going to sydney din po kllodge ko plng ng visa ko today pg my result na i let u know pra sbay tau if ok lng po sau hehe this will be my 3x n punta ng oz pg ngrant ung application ko ??

      • Ting says:

        Hi sis Anne, 27 po dating ko sa airport kasi 28 12:05 yung flight ko sis. πŸ™‚

  26. Vivian A. says:

    Hi po! ask ko lang po kung yong return ticket ay sapat nang proof na babalik ka? plano ko po kasing magapply ng tv at 1st time ko at kakaresign ko lng sa work.

  27. Sue says:

    Hi Ting submit din ako application ng sis ko april 27, till now wla pa sagot , my ksbay rin b dat day? Nkk kaba kc sna ma approve.

    • Ting says:

      Hi sis…hindi ko alam kung may kasabay ako pero be patient lang. ? kinabahan din ako that time kasi yung kakilala ko 4 days lang nagrant na yung kanya pero sakon mag 1 week na…pray lang po..

    • leh says:

      hello, i lodge mine on april 27 as well. and then na grant siya may 3.

  28. Sue says:

    Hi ting ask ko lng need ko b mg book na ticket pra ma attach ko n rin pr mpdali approve nila? At to show n bblik n tlga sa pinas.? Pls help

    • Ting says:

      Hi sis! Actually sis hindi naman kailangan pero for me advantage na may return ticket. In my case kasi we didn’t attach my ticket..yung RF (if student) lang at family pictures lang yung inattach ko. Also, state mo narin sa cover letter mo kung bakit kailangan mo rin bumalik sa pinas. ?

  29. grace says:

    plss help , sa immi account its finalized na,but wla pa clang email if grant or denied my visa πŸ™ pano ko po malalaman, medyo stress lng ….

  30. Dallie says:

    hello Grace, don’t worry much, eventually will receive email from immi, lahat tayo dumaan sa “kaba” just keep praying, darating na din yan..

  31. Grace says:

    Hi , till now wla p rin balita wla p rin ako na rrcve s email, pero sa immi accout ko finalized na po, possible ba na grant or denied? Kc wla nklagay sa immi account ko, plss help

  32. Grace says:

    Nkkbaba tlgang mghintay worried lng ako kc knina pang afternoon nk lagay finalized pero wla grant or email sa akin, bkt kaya? Anong ibis sbhin kya? Plss help…. stress lng

  33. Bea says:

    Send me your log in immi and ill open it for you πŸ™‚ usually po ksi maviview po naman sya jan mismo

  34. Grace says:

    Question lang if yun status po ba finalised, pwde granted or denied? Meron na po bang naka experience ng ganito sa immi acct? Thanks

  35. Grace says:

    Finalised pa rin po nklagay, at wala
    Pong sinabing grant or denied, why po kaya? Check ko na po lahat wla rin sa spam ko wla cla email. Plss help

  36. Grace says:

    Hi there, wala p rin ako nttangap na email if grant o hindi , finalised pa rin sa immi accout ko any help kung meron ganitong nangyari? Hindi kc ako mk relax

  37. ern says:

    @Grace..ganyan talaga Yan sis pag ni lodge mo na,finalised talaga nakalagay wait mo Lang email nila..

  38. MMJ says:

    Hi Grace, wait mo nlng decision nila. Normally kase 1 month yung processing ng Tourist Visa, so Kabahan ka if over 1 month na.
    Be patient na lng po.. If you think your requirements are complete , then not to worry.
    Darating din yan. Just be patient. Thank you.

  39. Anne says:

    Hi mga sis ask sna ako need po b tlga mg wait ng 6mos bago mkpag apply ng another tourist visa kung nka stay ng 1 year sa Australia?

  40. Grace says:

    Hi sis 1 month decision nila,nku alis ko kc may26, kc yun isang friend ko ng log sya friday then wed afternoon ng grant n visa sya, kya ngttaka kmi finalised p lng sa akin if finalised db meron n clang desicion n eemail s skin na grant or denied.thanks

    • MMJ says:

      Hello Grace. Same sa visa ng baby ko. Its been finalised for a week. I checked it over and over again and i really keen to know about the results either denied or approved but after 1 week they send me the grant notification. In my opinion, may result na sila and i think they will send it to you soon. Alam naman ata nila na sa May 26 na alis mo diba, kaya e sesend na nila will say , Next week , o dba. Ganyan din ako dati. Dont lose hope and pray nalang po na positive results sya πŸ™‚ thanks.

  41. leh says:

    Hi, Good morning. May tanong lang po sana ako regarding sa requirements upon travelling to australia. Ano po mga kailangan before ako makapunta sa aus l. I have tourist visa already. And its really applicable to do it online because easier and faster. Mine got granted 3 days after submitting.

  42. MMJ says:

    Based on my experience. You have to show your plane ticket and Passport kung ano mang airlines yan doon mo sya ipakita. Tourist visa na naka xerox. Sa immigration officer mo ipakita. I never pay money iN airport.

    • leh says:

      Thank you po Ms.Mj ,i-interviewhen pa po ba? or do have to show other stuff?other than passport, plane ticket and copy of my grant tourist visa ?. becauseon my frant notification they said at the bottom part na need to present exit clearance. Thanks.

      • Kim says:

        Print mo lang yun notice usually chinecheck yun. Saka yung tickets kelangan my return. If ndi kpa ng pay ng travel tax online mag pay ka sa travel tax counters. Departure form also kasi kinukuha ng immigration officer yun.

      • leh says:

        Hi sis kim, saan ako pwede mag pay ng travel tax at how much? isang check lang ba yan sa immigration? or e checheck uli sa lay-over na lugar before arriving to australia? Thank you po πŸ™‚

      • Kim says:

        My ticket knaba? And alam mo ba kun san terminal ka? Mdali lng nman ask yun travel tax counter sa airport naten. 1,620 ata yun. Mag pay k lang nman if hindi kapa ng pay online usually kasi ksma n yun sa ticket n binabayaran mo so u need to check.

      • lehvee says:

        wala pa akong ticket eh. but most probably singapore airlines or tiger air. exit clearance lang ba kailangan bago makalabas sa bansa?. Thanks. natakot din ako sa interview sana naman everything will turn out well. Thanks sis ha πŸ™‚

      • Nina Fuentes says:

        Just to clarify the terms:

        Exit clearance is required for FOREIGN nationals who are leaving the Philippines after staying for 6 months or more.

        For Filipinos traveling overseas as a tourist, you only need to fill out the Departure card, which you will submit to the immigration officer at the airport. This will be given to you when you check-in, and it’s also available at the immigration halls.

      • lehvee says:

        hello miss nina, thank youso much for d clarification.walankasi talaga ajong idea on what to do hehe and immigration staff is not answering properly po eh. ano po ung requirements for that? Thank you πŸ™‚

      • Nina Fuentes says:

        Click on the Departure card link in my previous comments. That’s a sample. You only need to fill it out with your passport and travel details.

  43. Marian says:

    Hi everyone, hoping someone can advise me. πŸ™‚ My fiance and I are getting married this December 2017. I will be lodging a tourist visa next month to spend August – September with him. I am confused whether or not to request for a multiple entry visa. After this Aug-September visit, we are planning for me to fly to Australia Feb 2018 afer we get married this December 2017 so I can lodge my onshore partner visa application.

    Is it risky for me to request for a multiple visa entry because in case it gets approved with a No Further Stay (NFS) notice, it means I need to wait for my tourist visa to expire before i can apply for an onshore partner visa? Or i can still apply for an onshore partner visa whilst my tourist visa is still valid? Hoping someone can share his/her knowledge regarding this.


    • Kim says:

      Pag 1st time mo risky mag request ng multiple usually 3 months lang tlga inaapprove nila. Pero kun nkapag Australia kna before possible n magrant multi entry.

      • Marian says:

        Hi po Ms. Kim, plano ko po magpasa ng partner visa onshore next year after namin ikasal. Dapat po ba mag expire muna a ng tourist visa ko before i can lodge a Partner visa? In case lang po ma approve ang multiple entry ko. Thank you po/

      • Kim says:

        Hi marian, no wag mo intayin na maexpire yun visa mo pwede k mag apply ng partner safe is 1 month cguro bfore maexpire yun tourist visa mo. Then bbgyan k nila ng bridging visa mag take effect yun after maexpire yun tourist visa mo.

      • Marian says:

        Hi Ms. Kim, thanks sa responses mo super helpful. Clarify ko lang po, pwede po ako mag lodge ng Partner Visa kahit hindi pa expire ang multiple entry visa (in case granted)? Meron po bang mga Multiple Entry Visa na may No Further Stay notice? in case meron pong ganung ang visa ko, pwede pa rin pa mag onshore application ng Partner Visa? Thanks po talaga.

      • Kim says:

        Before maexpire pwede ka mag apply. 1 month bgo expire pra sure ska pra kun late yun ibang requirements mo pwede k mag habol. Im not sure sa mga no further stay yun visa ko kasi now is multi entry pro wala no further stay. I think pag my no further stay ndi ka pwede mag extend need mo na lumabas ng Australia then apply k nlang ulit tourist visa pra mkapag apply k partner visa onshore

      • Marian says:

        Thanks ms. Kim, pwede rin po ako mag apply for single entry for this coming august – september. Then apply nalang po ulit ako next year January after namin ikasal ng december. My only worry is baka lagyan nila ng NO FURTHER STAY because by january 2018 on my 2nd application, I will be his wife na. Baka po lagyan ng NFS. hehe. Sana po hindi naman…

  44. MMJ says:

    Hi leh, after mo ipakita yung ticket and the passport kukunin nila ung baggage mo tapos sabihin nila sayo na mag fill up ka na exit clearance at sila na magbibigay nun at yun ang ipakita mo sa guard tapos nun, doon muna makikita ung immigration. After that , tapos na, waiting ka nalng sa flight mo. πŸ™‚ ask ka nalng doon if need mo ng info.
    Its my first time to ride a plane and travel abroad. You can do it πŸ™‚ Goodluck πŸ™‚

    • leh says:

      sa Cebu po kasi departure ko eh. At baka lay-over singapore before QL. Scary kasi first timento travel abroad din ako. Sis may e aask then ako. dba sa maroon na ph passport ung regular, ung passport number is first letter siya then follwed by 7 number then ung huli is letter din dba?. Salamat talaga πŸ™‚

      • MMJ says:

        Hello yung Passport number ko is EC followed by 7 numbers. Makikita mo naman sa taas right hand side.

      • leh says:

        natakot kasi ako bakanwrong ung nailagay ko na passport numberm but i read online na passports distrubuted after august 2016 is First letter followed by 7 numbers then ends with another letter. Thank you so much. nalito kasi ako if 0 ung or O ?.

  45. Grace says:

    hi sis MMJ, ay tlga ganun din ako kht nitong weekend panay check ako,oo sis nilagay ko dun wen alis nmin pero wla pang kmi tcket hndi kc ako mkbook wait pa grant tlga, nkk kaba na kc sis.,sna nga sis this week. Thank you sis sa mgndang advise lumuwag dibdib ko ??.

  46. Kim says:

    Hi grace ang alam ko pag finalised my results na, but still not sure. Wait k ng 1 week. Pag wala pa call ka na sa kanila

  47. grace says:

    hi sis kim, sa immi accout ko finalised lng nklgay since friday pa wla pa din ako nttngap sa email ko ng try ako mg email sa knila, s kaibigan ko kc finalised tapos s baba my granted kya mvview nya granted letter, sa akin finalised sa taas, tpos s baba name finalised pa rin so,nkk stress lang sis.thanks sa mg advise

    • Kim says:

      Ahhh cguro gnun n nga. Kasi yun akin dati nag finalised nun nagrant. Anyway wait k nlng and call or email k sa knila. Dont worry usually nman inaabot ng 1 month yun result.

  48. grace says:

    yes mga sis, still waiting pa rin ako and hoping ma grant..salamat sa lahat ng comment.nkkwala ng stress.

  49. Anne says:

    HI mga sis pa help nmn sis..
    San ba inaattached online ung nbi tsaka ilang docs po b ang pwede iattached sa immiaccount dapat po ba 60pcs or ok lng po b na 30pcs lng..tsaka sis issama ko ba ung mga visa grant and refused ko sa visa documentation sa online lodgement thanks po sa mkkpansin..

  50. Stef says:

    Hi mga sis, meron na bang nk encounter na, isasama ko kc anak ko sa , kso hindi ko sya last name, last name ng tatay nya. Pero hiwalay na kc kmi at hindi kmi kasal, kailangan ko ba ng consent nya na pumapayag sya ilabas ng bansa yun anak ko kc last name nya? Please help kung ano need ko documents need sa father nya. Tnx

    • trixie says:

      Hi sis stef same case tau. And luckily granted na partner visa ko with my daugther. Surname din ng father nya dala nya and d kmi married. Wala namang kailangan pirmahan ung tatay nya. Gawa ka lang ng Affidavit of Illegitimacy and Affidavit of Support and Consent to Travel Abroad… Lahat ikaw lang mag signature then ipanotaryo mo. Importante din ung Birth Certificate sis. Good luck…

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