Australian Embassy
The Philippines

Transit Visa

Transit Visas

General Information 

This visa is for clients who:

  1. transit through Australia and who do not qualify for transit without a visa or
  2. travel 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.

The Transit visa allows entry into Australia with a maximum stay of three (3) days (or 72 hours). A Transit visa should not be used as a 'three day visitor visa.'

For more information about applying for a Transit visa to Australia see: Transit Visa and the application checklist.

Fees and Charges

There is Nil fee for a Transit Visa Application.