Australian visa for Maltese citizens is required, whether you are going to Australia for work, travel or maybe to visit friends and family. The visa requirements don’t apply only to Australian or New Zealand citizens.
Therefore, there are a few types of Australian visas you can apply for. If you are a citizen of Malta and you want to apply for a visa, you must have a valid passport for at least 90 days, although we recommend that you travel with a passport that has at least six months validation.
While traveling to Australia, it is necessary to have at least two blank pages in your passport. Just in case there is any kind of necessary entries or maybe some exit stamps that may be issued.
Let’s take a look at all the requirements for getting an Australian visa and what the best type of visa is, based on your needs.
There are a few types of Australian visas you can apply for:
- Holiday Visa – For this visa, you must have a passport with up to 90 days validation from the day of your departure. The visa is valid for up to 12 months, and in those months, you can make multiple entries with a duration of 3 months after each entry. If you get the holiday visa, you can use it for visiting Australia as a tourist as well as visit family and friends. You could also use it to take business visitor activities and study up to 3 months.
- Student Visa – If you are a Maltese citizen under the age of 6, you can’t apply for this visa. To get an Australian student visa, you must be accepted in one of the educational institutions there. Also, you must have a health insurance. If you get this visa, the duration of your stay can be up to 5 years. You will have the right to study in your field and work only part-time jobs.
- Work Visa – For this type of Australian visa, the length of your stay can be from 3 to 6 months. For approval, it is required that you have an invitation or be supported by the organization you are willing to work for.
- Business Visa – Applying for this visa allows you, as a Maltese citizen to visit Australia, so you can take part in different types of business activities. Having this work visa allows you to have a 3 months stay after each entry.
Along with the above types of visa, there are other types such as adoption visa, permanent visa, child visa, and many others. The fees when applying for a visa depending on the types of visa you are applying for.
Required Documents for Australian visa for Maltese Citizens
Maltese citizens must apply for Australian visa with all the required documents such as certified copies of the current passport as well as a passport-sized photograph. If you ever changed your name, you should have a certified copy as evidence and also a certified copy of birth certificate.
The birth certificate must show the names of both parents.
Among all required documents, there are other documents you must provide to the consulate of Australia. But those additional documents depends on the visa type you apply for.
You must submit all the required documents in the consulate of Australia in your country or maybe in the nearest country that has a consulate of Australia.