Australia visa requirements for Emiratis

Travel and visa requirements

Australian Visa is not required for Emiratis

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • United Arab Emirate citizens intending to travel to Australia for a period of 90 days are only required to apply for a fast-track electronic visa.
  • Passports of citizens must be valid for the duration of stay in the country.
  • At least one blank page on visitors’ passports is required for entry stamps.
  • Travellers may bring living animals into Australia from countries approved by Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS).
  • There are no certificates of vaccination required to enter Australia.
  • Visitors are required to provide proof of financial support through a recent bank statement.
  • Travellers are not required to pay any airport tax upon departing from the airport.
  •  Amounts over AUD 10,000, or equivalent, must be declared on entry and exit.
  • All firearms, weapons and ammunition including slingshots and paintball markers must be declared upon arrival.
  • The climate of Australia is significantly influenced by ocean currents, having periodic drought and the seasonal tropical low-pressure system that produces cyclones in northern Australia.
  • Among well-known Australian animals are the monotremes (the platypus and echidna); a host of marsupials, including the kangaroo, koala and wombat, and birds such as the emu and the kookaburra.
  • Although Australia has no official language, nevertheless, English is the de facto national language.
  • Australia uses the Australian Eastern Standard Time zone (GMT+10), hence, Australia is 7 hours ahead of United Arab Emirates.
  • The estimated flight time from Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates to Australia is 13 hours, 9 minutes.
  • A majority of Australians are Christians followed by Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism and Judaism.
  • In Australia the power plugs and sockets are of type I. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • In Australia, December to February is summer; March to May is autumn; June to August is winter, and September to November is spring.
  • Australia's public transport system includes trains, buses, trams and ferries, although, the types of transport available vary between cities.
  • Australia is world-famous for its natural wonders and wide-open spaces, its beaches, deserts, "the bush", and "the Outback". 
  • Australia is one of the world's most highly urbanised countries; it is well known for the attractions of its large cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the accepted currency in Australia?

The official currency in Australia is the Australian dollar (AUD) and it is symbolized locally as "$". No other currency is officially accepted for transactions in the country.

What places can I visit while in Australia?

Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth are great cities to visit while in Australia. Australia is well known for natural wonders, wide-open spaces, beaches and deserts. Blue Mountains, Dandenong Ranges, Great Ocean Road, Kakadu National Park and Gold Coast are also great spots for tourist visits.

What items are banned in Australia?

Australia's customs laws prevent you from bringing drugs, steroids, weapons, firearms and protected wildlife into the country. Other items you can't bring into Australia are fresh or packaged food, fruit, eggs, meat, plants, seeds, skins and feathers.