If you are a Singapore passport holder, then you are in for some great news. The Australian government recently launched a six-year visa, especially for Singaporeans. It is a multiple entry visitor visas belonging to the subclass 600 and will make it so convenient for regular Singaporean nationals traveling to Australia. If you travel regularly to Australia, you should take advantage of this visa as it saves so much time and money which you spend for applying for a visa every time and you have to go there.
A possible long-term visa between the two countries was discussed back in June 2016 when Malcolm Turnbull, visited Singapore. And in December 2017, the Australian government started issuing the six-year Australian visa. Using the visa, a Singapore national can only stay in the country for three months at a time. The new visa is an excellent opportunity to expand businesses in Australia. This visa can be used for finding employment, attending seminars and conferences, business meetings, and visiting for leisure. You cannot work in Australia using the visa as it is strictly a visitor visa, be specific.
Australia gives a lot of importance to the health. One of the major requirements for you to be eligible for the visa is that you’ve to meet the Australian health and character standards. You should also have enough funds in your bank to support yourself for those three months. While choosing the visa, carefully select your purpose – Business Visitor stream or Tourist stream. It is best to apply for the Business Visitor stream as it allows you to conduct business and travel as well.
Remember, that you cannot change the stream later, so think before twice and select wisely. To get the visa, you need to apply for it at your nearest Australian Visa Application Centre in Singapore only.