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Applying for Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) if you are the holder of a Taiwanese ordinary passport and living in Korea
If you are a Taiwanese ordinary passport holder you are eligible to apply for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA).
Taiwanese ordinary passport refers to a passport that shows the Personal Identity Number in the bio-age.
Please email the the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- a scanned copy of the information page of your passport;
- details of your address in Korea, your contact telephone number and your email address;
- why you are travelling to Australia (business, tourism or visiting family members): and
- how long you will stay in Australia.
You will be advised of the outcome of your ETA application by phone. The processing time is 1 working day.
Taiwanese compatriot passports and official/diplomatic passports are not acceptable travel documents to travel to Australia.
However if Taiwanese compatriot passport holders have evidence of a right of re-entry to the country of origin or a third country they can use their compatriot passports to travel to Australia.
Taiwanese compatriot passport refers to a passport that does not show the Personal Identity Number in the bio-page.
If you hold a Taiwanese compatriot passport and have evidence of a right of re-entry to the country or original or to a third country, you need to apply for a Visitor visa (subclass 600).
See: Visitor visa (subclass 600)
The ETA will be valid for travel to Australia for 12 months from the day of issue and will allow for multiple entries and a maximum stay of three months on each arrival.
See: Electronic Travel Authority (subclass 601)