The Australian Government
requires that you have an Australian visa to
enter Australia, unless you are an
Australian passport holder or qualifying New
Zealand passport holder.
How to Apply for an
Instant ETA Tourist Visa?
1. Complete the
2. Enter travel information and passport
details for each traveller.
3. After payment, your application is
processed instantly and linked to your
4. Your ETA status is confirmed by email
within a few minutes.
What is the
Electronic Travel Authority (ETA)?
The Electronic Travel Authority (or ETA) is
the name given to the most commonly used
Australian Tourist Visa allows you to stay
in Australia for up to 3 months on each
arrival within 12 months from the date the
visa was granted.
The ETA differs from traditional visas in
that there are no application forms to fill
in and no visa label or stamp in the
The ETA is available to passport holders
from Australian Government specified
countries and regions. To apply for an ETA
(Visitor), you must be outside Australia and
hold a passport issued by an ETA-eligible
country or region (see below for the full
You must apply for your ETA with the
passport and passport number you will be
travelling to Australia with; the visa is
linked to this number. If your passport is
lost/stolen or replaced before you travel to
Australia, you will be required to re-apply
for an ETA visa.
For most attendees, it
is easier to apply for a Tourist ("L") visa;
an invitation letter is NOT required for
obtaining a Tourist visa.
For more information, please check with
Canada embassy in your country or visit
1. The invitation letter will be issued
after the successful registration.
2. Your name must be listed exactly as it
appears on your passport. Any differences
between the name on your passport and the
name on your invitation letter or other
documentation could lead to a delay and/or
denial of your visa.
3. Please note MSTTL Conferences and the
organizing committee of the conference are
not authorized to assist with the VISA
process beyond providing the Notification of
Invitation Letter issued by MSTTL
Conferences and conference Committee Board.
Should your application be denied, MSTTL
Conferences and the organizing committee of
the conference cannot change the decision of
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, nor will
MSTTL Conferences and the organizing
committee of the conference engage in
discussion or correspondence with the MOFA
or the Embassy on behalf of the applicant.
The registration fee cannot be refunded when
the VISA application of individual being
4. It takes around one month for the Embassy
to process the VISA application, please
register as early as you can to make sure
you have enough time.