South African passport holders can now do an online application for their visa to visit Australia.
It was already a great step when you did not need to send your passport and only the documents. Now you don’t need to send anything, saving time and money.
This applies to visas for holidays, business (not working) and family visits.
They will normally issue a visa valid for 3 months and then you can request to extend it if needed.
If you can’t do an online application you can still send all the documents to the consulate and do it the old way via VFS or Teleperformance.
Simply go to www.immi.gov.au and look under “Online Services” Once the visa is issued they will send it to the email you provide.
This going to make travelling to Australia so much easier for South Africans and definitely more cost effective.