Electronic Travel Authority to enter Australia

Electronic Travel Authority to enter Australia

An Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) provides authorisation to travel to and enter Australia and is electronically linked to your passport. It is issued for short term stays for tourism/business visitor activities.

To apply for an ETA online through Global Singapore website, you must be a holder of a passport from one of the following countries:

  • Brunei – Darussalam
  • Canada
  • Hong Kong (SAR PRC)
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Republic of Korea
  • Singapore
  • USA

If you do not hold a passport from any of the above countries or regions, you do not qualify to apply for an ETA.

ETA conditions:

  • To apply for an ETA online, you must be outside Australia and intend to visit for tourism or business visitor activities;
  • You can enter Australia as many times as you want during a 12 months’ period from the date the ETA is granted or until the expiry date of your passport, whichever is earlier;
  • You can stay in Australia for a maximum of three months on each visit;
  • You are not eligible to work in Australia. You can undertake business visitor activities (undertaking of business enquiries and contractual negotiations, and attending conferences);
  • You must not study for more than three months;
  • You must be free from tuberculosis;
  • You must not have any criminal convictions for which you have been sentenced for a total combined period of 12 months or more, whether or not the sentence/s were served.


  • The consulate fee of the Australian High Commission is 20 AUD (approx. 21 SGD);
  • Global Singapore’s processing fee is 50 SGD.

* All fees and charges are subject to prevailing GST.

Processing time:

ETA processing takes 1 to 2 working days after a full payment has been received if there are no complications.

Online application:


Nationality *


First name *
As it appears in the passport

Last name *
As it appears in the passport

Country of residence *

Full address in the country of residence *

Phone number 

Email *


Purpose of visit *

Travel dates *


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