Can you go to Australia with a British passport?

February 26, 2019 Off By idswater

Can you go to Australia with a British passport?

Visas and residency British citizens need a visa to enter Australia – see entry requirements for Australia in our travel advice and Visa Finder. If you also have Australian citizenship, you should enter and leave the country on your Australian passport. You can hold both Australian and British citizenship.

How quick can I emigrate to Australia?

Processing times, from fastest to slowest

Visa subclass Description 75% of applications processed in
457 Temporary Work (Skilled) visa 86 days
189 Skilled Independent visa 4 months
190 Skilled Nominated visa 4 months
489 Skilled – Regional (Provisional) visa (State/Territory Nominated visa classes) 5 months

How long does it take to become a permanent resident in Australia?

Been an Australian permanent resident for at least 1 year and lived in Australia for at least 9 out of 12 months before you apply. Been lawfully resident in Australia for at least 4 years before you apply.

Do I need a visa to go to Australia with a British passport?

UK citizens do not require a paper or stamp visa to enter Australia, BUT they must obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) before their arrival. Just fill out the application form and you will be able to get your ETA in just 1 hour.

Can I emigrate to Australia at 60?

While there is no age restriction on the Global Talent Visa, the Department of Home Affairs requires that an exceptional benefit to the Australian community must be established if you’re older than 55 years of age.

How much does it cost to be a Australian citizen?

​Citizenship application fees (effective 1 July 2021)

Application type Fee from 1 July 2021 (amounts in AUD)
Single application / First sibling when two or more siblings apply $315
Second and each subsequent sibling applying at the same time $130
Renunciation of Australian citizenship (Form 128) $265

How can I get Australian citizenship in UK?

You can apply for citizenship, providing that:

  1. You have a permanent residency visa, and.
  2. Have lived in Australia legally for four years, and.
  3. Have not been absent for more than a year in those four years, and.
  4. Have not been absent for more than 90 days in the last year.

What is the oldest age you can emigrate to Australia?

Permanent Skill Based Visas (after 45): Permanent skill based visas to Australia generally have an age limit of 44. Once you turn 45 many of your permanent visa options finish. There are some very limited circumstances where permanent residence may be an option.

Can a retired person emigrate to Australia?

In order to retire to Australia, you must initially apply for a visa. The Investor Retirement Visa does not lead to permanent residency in Australia. You can apply for further temporary visas and should do so before each visa expires. There is no maximum on the number of years you can stay in the country.

Do you need a visa to enter Australia as a British citizen?

Visas and residency. British citizens need a visa to enter Australia – see entry requirements for Australia in our travel advice and Visa Finder. If you also have Australian citizenship, you should enter and leave the country on your Australian passport. If you’re applying for a skilled migration visa, you may need to get a skills assessment.

How do I apply for immigration to Australia?

You can do so via phone on either +27 (0) 11 234 4275 or +27 (0) 21 424 2460 or via email. The first step is an initial immigration assessment to uncover any immigration options open to you. To book your assessment right away, simply click here and submit your details.

Can a permanent resident of Australia travel to the UK?

Keep in contact with your UK university too (if applicable) about their advice. Travel permissions: Permanent residence holders and Australian citizens need to apply for authority from the Australian government to leave Australia. Temporary residents who leave Australia will need to apply for an exemption to return.

Is it normal to want to emigrate to Australia?

Emigrating to Australia is for many people a lifelong ambition, they’ve usually had the idea for many years never seeming to find the right time or set of life circumstances to make the step towards making their dreams and ambitions a reality. If this is you and sounds familiar then rest assured it’s totally normal.