Visa Information

All visitors to Australia, except New Zealanders, must have a valid visa before boarding the plane. It is the participant’s responsibility to investigate the visa requirements and to apply for a visa, if necessary. 
Health and character requirements:
All visa applicants will be required to meet certain character and health requirements as part of their visa application process. These requirements exist to uphold the safety and security of the Australian community. The following links provide further information on these requirements:

Important information:

The passport which you hold determines whether you are eligible to apply online or need to lodge a paper-based application. It is strongly recommended that applicants applying for a paper-based visa lodge their application at least 2 months before their intended travel date to Australia.
Australia's Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) is the world's most advanced and streamlined travel authorisation system. ETA allows citizens from 30+ countries to access an instant online application. If your country is not listed under ETA, your visa will be processed by the nearest Australian visa processing office. If your country does not have a visa office, VFS Global or other accredited partner can process your application.
Delegates should also check the country-specific information by contacting the embassy or visa office for their country:   
There are several visa options for Australia. Information regarding visas for a business-related visit is available at:
Individuals requiring an official Letter of Invitation from the congress can request one during the registration process on the online registration form.  
In case of VISA refusal, please note that reservation cancellation policy applies.
CongressMed and MCI Suisse S.A. on behalf of CoBRA 2015 are not responsible for visa issuance.

The Congress is registered with the DIAC