All visitors to Australia must have a valid visa to travel to and enter Australia (other than New Zealand passport holders who will normally be granted a Special Category visa on arrival. It is your responsibility to ensure documentation is correct and completed before you commence your journey. Delegates must register and complete full payment for the event before lodging their visa application.

Before lodging an application, you should determine which visa you should apply for:

Visitor
visas

ETA (subclass 601) , or
eVisitor (subclass 651) , or
Visitor visa (subclass 600: Business Visitor)

Participants or attendees, who are not working, entertaining or being paid to contribute.

Temporary
Activity visa

(subclass 408)
Activity type: Invited for other social/cultural activity

Speakers, presenters, exhibitors, or other contributors invited to participate in the event by an Australia organisation.

Temporary
Activity visa

(subclass 408)
Activity type: Entertainment activities

Performers or entertainers.
Journalists and other media personnel travelling to Australia to cover the event – where the production is intended for Australian audiences.

Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) visa

(subclass 400)

Journalists and other media personnel travelling to Australia to cover the event – where the production is not intended for Australian audiences.
Persons who are otherwise working at the event (such as event project managers and specialised construction workers).

OR

Use The Australasian Government Department of Home Affairs “Find a Visa” tool: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas

Should you require a visa letter to complete your application please email the WFUMB 2019 Secretariat to request this and submit a photo of your current passport. Please note that that a visa letter cannot be issued until full payment for a conference registration is completed and the Secretariat cannot complete a visa application on your behalf.

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