How long do I have to leave Australia after my visa expires?

How long do I have to leave Australia after my visa expires?

As a permanent resident, you can leave Australia and return on your permanent visa as often as you wish for the first 5 years after the visa is granted. After this: the travel component of your permanent visa will expire, making travel back to Australia difficult.

What happens if you have an expired visa?

If you overstay the end date of your authorized stay, as provided by the CBP officer at a port-of-entry, or United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), your visa will generally be automatically be voided or cancelled, as explained above.

What to do if your visa has expired in Australia?

If you want to stay lawfully in Australia, you must apply for a new visa. Your circumstances will determine your visa options and what you must do to remain lawful. Depending on how long ago your visa expired, you may still be able to apply for a substantive visa.

Do you need a new visa to stay in Australia?

You must apply for a new visa if you want to stay longer in Australia. You cannot apply for a new visa in Australia if your visa has a condition that prevents further stay. Your visa options and what you must do to remain lawful while you apply for a new visa will depend on your situation.

Can a person who has overstayed their visa stay in Australia?

A person may be able to apply to remain in Australia because of their relationship with an Australian citizen or permanent resident if their visa has been expired for less than 28 days and provided they can meet certain other criteria. It may be in their interests to seek legal advice on this.

Do you have to leave Australia before ETA expires?

If you are in Australia on an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA), check your ETA expiry and conditions through our Check an ETA service. If your visa has a condition that prevents further stay, you must leave Australia before your visa expires. You can apply for other visas to return, but only after you have left Australia.

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