Can a criminal conviction affect me travelling as a tourist to Australia?

To be clear, it pays to be honest and truthful and disclose anything that may influence your visa application. Drink driving charges or other similar traffic offences can also be taken into account but will not prevent you from obtaining a visa if disclosed. What the Australian Authorities are looking for is ‘Goodness of Character’, that you have now reformed, and no longer show a ‘clear threat to Australian Citizens’.

If you have been convicted of an offence, it doesn’t mean you will be automatically refused entry. Every case is treated individually and assessed by your honesty and cooperation. You can also help your case by applying for a Police Certificate, we will advise on how to apply and the likely time line

We at Australian Travel Visas can help you smoothly through the process of applying for a ‘tourist visa with a criminal conviction’. Contact our experienced staff today to discuss what we can do for you, the likely pathway and time line for your application.

Want to visit Australia but you have criminal convictions?

It is true that certain types of convictions will prevent you entering Australia. But that is not true of all convictions. With the right approach to your visa application, you may still be able to visit Australia, despite your convictions

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