Australian Embassy
The Philippines

Transit Visa

Transit Visas

  • From 1 July 2018 online lodgement will be the only option available for Transit (subclass771) visa applications.
  • From the date of introduction of the online form, clients will no longer have access to, or be able to lodge, paper applications for this visa.
  • A transit visa online application form will be available through ImmiAccount.
  • The current paper application form will not be available or accepted by the Department after 30 June 2018.
  • If clients encounter a problem with submitting Transit visas online they can contact the department through the ImmiAccount technical support form

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 

Fees and Charges

There is Nil fee for a Transit Visa Application.