Australia Visitor Visa ETA Visa rejected, what to do?

Lots of news relates to Malaysians overstay in Australia……

Lately, lots of Malaysians applied for ETA but been rejected specially students who studying at the tertiary education.

Please do not finalise flights or travel commitments until you have a visa to travel to Australia.

If you ETA been rejected, 2 options available

Option 1: EmailĀ  further information to the Department of Home Affairs

If your online application for an ETA was not approved, you will need to send further information by email to  Please follow the instructions at

At least 2-4 weeks to hear results. Some cases almost 2 months.

Option 2: You can quickly apply for subclass 600 application and provide all the supporting documents which cover proof:

1) holiday arrangement which include flight ticket, hotel booking, your arrangement etc
2) financial which include bank statement, payslip
3) solid reason to show she will return to Malaysia of which include letter of leave approval etc if she is under employment etc.

You can apply this visa at

Processing time is about 18 days to 27 days.