Copies of bank statements (personal and business) over a period of time showing a consistent savings history.
Copies of documents which show any other funds or assets held.
Taxation documents for the last three years
If a friend/relative in Australia is paying for your visit then a Statutory Declaration stating the relative or friend’s support and evidence of their financial capacity to do so – for example a letter of invitation, bank statements and tax documents.
It is important to provide evidence of your own financial status even if your travel is being funded by a friend or a relative. Your own financial status is a factor we consider in assessing whether your personal circumstances would encourage you to return to your home country.
If you are employed: Letter from your employer – stating your position and salary, length of employment, confirming your leave of absence and the name and contact details of the person providing the letter.
If you are self-employed: Business registration
If you are retired: Evidence of your retirement – for example a letter from your employer.
If you are a student: Evidence of your enrolment such as letter from your education institute.