Check Visa condition online – VEVO Check
Visa Entitlement Verification Online system (VEVO) allows
- visa holders,
- education providers
- and other organisations to check visa conditions.
What is your Work rights of visa holders – VEVO Check
Based on the VEVO check you can understand your visa condition with your work rights.
All workers in Australia have the same rights and protections at work, regardless of citizenship or visa status.
Your employer must comply with Australian workplace and immigration laws, including their obligation to:
- pay you the right pay rate for all time worked
- provide a safe workplace.
Visa holders to check VEVEO
You can use VEVO to check your visa details and conditions. Use VEVO to send proof of your visa conditions to others, for example, employers, landlords or the government of a country you would like to visit.
How to do VEVO Check
You need to provide travel documents to confirm the holder’s identity and nationality.
The following travel documents are accepted by the Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) system:
- Convention Travel Document – also known as a Titre de Voyage
- Document for Travel To Australia (DFTTA)
- PLO56 Evidence Card
You need to provide visa Grant Number
The Visa Grant Number is a unique number that is included in the letter or email, we send to you to advise that you have been approved for a visa to Australia (your Visa Grant Notification Letter).
Enter the 13 digit visa grant number of your most recent visa.
If you don’t know your grant number you can use the VEVO Request for Reference Number Form
Or provide Transaction Reference Number (TRN)
If you have lodged your application through ImmiAccount, you can also find your TRN there.
Your Transaction Reference Number or TRN is the unique reference number given to each online application and is provided at the time you first start an online application.
Or provide Visa Evidence Number
You may have had a visa label placed in your passport, your Visa Evidence Number is found in the top right corner of that label.
Enter the first 10 digits and the alphabetical letter of your current visa number (maximum length of evidence number is 11 characters).
If you do not have a visa label in your passport you can request your Visa Grant Number through the VEVO Request for Reference Number form.
Note: Australia’s electronic visa system means visa holders no longer require a visa labels to be placed in their passport to travel to or stay in Australia.
VEVO Check Details
VEVO tells you details relating to your current in-effect visa:
- which visa
- the expiry date
- the must not arrive after date
- the period of stay (how long you can stay)
- conditions (what you can and can’t do).
VEVO is not able to provide any details relating to visas that are not ‘in-effect’.
For example, if you hold a Bridging visa but your substantive visa has not yet expired.
Long term residents
For people who migrated to Australia before 1990 and have not travelled out of Australia might not have a record in VEVO.
You can apply to have a record created. You can then use VEVO to prove you have a permanent visa.
List of conditions for a visa
For each visa, find which conditions always apply, and which may apply depending on a range of criteria such as your country of origin.
Visa Checks for Companies
An employee’s criminal history and a Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) check protects you against employing people who are not legally entitled to work in Australia.
A VEVO check validates the working entitlements of non-Australian citizens, foreign nationals or people with limited working Visas.
How to VEVO for organisations
You should register an organisation for vevo first, The types of organisations that register for VEVO include but are not limited to: