Visa Summary

This visa is essential for:

  • people who wish to transit through Australia and who do not qualify for transit without a visa, or
  • people travelling to Australia to join a vessel as crew

A transit visa is required even if:

  • you fly out on the same aircraft and from the same airport at which you arrived
  • you stay in the transit lounge and do not leave the airport

If you are granted this visa, you can:

  • transit through Australia
  • enter and remain in Australia for up to 72 hours
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