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Australia visa requirements

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US citizens must have a visa before they can enter Australia. There are different types of visas, though, so find out here which one you need.
Tourist Visa

US citizens MUST have a Tourist Visa to enter Australia. This means you have to get the visa before you board your flight from the US. Tourist visas are valid for 90 days.

Work and Holiday Visa

Work in Australia for up to one year with the Work and Holiday Visa. This is designed to have you earning money as you travel and really getting out and experiencing as much of Australia as you can. You can apply for the visa if you are between the ages of 18 and 30. Work as a surf instructor, bartender, ranch hand - among other great jobs. Get more information on this visa program.

*The Fine Print
We’ve tried to make this destination guide as accurate as possible but please double check the essentials like visas, health and safety, airport information etc with the relevant authorities before you travel.  STA Travel takes no responsibility for loss, injury or inconvenience caused as a result of this guide.  All prices listed are in the currency of the destination, unless otherwise stated.

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