Visitor Visa updates LIN 21/056 and LIN 20/046
Migration (arrangements for Visitor (Class FA) visa applications) Instrument (LIN 21/056) 2021
This instrument operates for the Minister to specify the approved forms, place and manner (the arrangements) for making a valid visa application for a Visitor (Class FA) visa. The Subclass 600 (Visitor) visa (subclass 600) is the only subclass for the Class FA visa and has five streams: the Tourist stream, the Sponsored Family stream, the Business Visitor stream, the Approved Destination Status stream and the Frequent Traveller stream. The instrument specifies the arrangements for making a visa application for each stream.
Some or all of this item commenced on 30/09/2021
Migration (LIN 20/046: Arrangements for Visitor (Class FA) Visa Applications) Instrument 2020
This instrument operates for the Minister to specify the approved forms, place and manner for making a valid visa application for a Visitor (Class FA) visa, and specify for the Approved Destination Status stream in the Visitor (Class FA) visa, which includes the Subclass 600 (Visitor) visa, the travel agents that may organise a tour of which an applicant must be intending to travel to Australia as a member of that tour.
As a response to the cancellation of visas as a direct consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic, the instrument creates arrangements for applicants who are in Australia and who are former Visitor (Class FA) visa holders and whose visas were cancelled due to the risk of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern designated by the World Health Organisation, to the health, safety or good order the Australian community, or a segment of that community.
Item was repealed on 30/09/2021, and is no longer in force
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