The Minister for Immigration & Citizenship, and the Minister for Tourism, have issued a joint media release announcing that an eVisitor Visa for tourists and business people from all E uropean Union countries and eight other European countries will be available from 27 October 2008.
Tourists and business people will be able to apply on the internet, free of charge.
The Eu countries are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK.
eVisitor will also be available to citizens from: Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland and the Vatican City (Holy See).
eVisitor visa holders will able to visit for up to three months at time for tourist or business purposes as many times as they like over a 12-month period.
Posted by Michael Thornton, Thornton Immigration