Invitation and registration to attend the event
Although this is a separate process to lodging your visa application, when assessing whether you meet
the criteria for the grant of a visa the department may take into account whether you are registered, or
were invited, to attend the event.
Confirmation of registration, or a copy of your letter of invitation, should accompany paper-based visa
Cut-off date for lodging paper based applications
All visitors should apply for a visa at least two months prior to the intended date of departure, and four
months prior for people with character or health concerns.