Transit Visa (Subclass 771)
ABOUT THIS VISA
The Transit Visa (Subclass 771) is a temporary visa. This visa lets people be in Australia for up to 72 hours before they must leave Australia. Maritime Crew visa holders can use it to enter Australia by air to join a non-military ship. Some people are eligible to transit without a visa.
COSTS & DETAILS OF THE TRANSIT VISA SUBCLASS 771
The Transit Visa (Subclass 771) currently is free and allows you to stay in Australia for up to 72 hours. Most applications are completed within 19 days.
WHAT THIS VISA LETS YOU DO
Before you consider your visa options for transiting through Australia, check transit facilities at Australian airports, your travel arrangements and if you are eligible to transit without a visa. The Transit Visa (Subclass 771) allows you to:
enter Australia and stay for no longer than 72 hours before leaving by air or sea
enter Australia by air to join the crew of a non-military ship as a Maritime Crew visa (subclass 988) holder
ELIGIBILITY FOR THE VISITOR VISA SUBCLASS 771
To be eligible for the Transit Visa (Subclass 771), you will need to demonstrate that you:
Will leave Australia within 72 hours.
Meet the necessary health requirements.
Meet the necessary character requirements.
Have sufficient health insurance.
Have paid back all debts to the Australian government.
Hold a maritime crew visa if applicable.
Sign the Australian values statement.
You must demonstrate that it is in the best interests of a child if you are under 18.
HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS VISAS
The Transit Visa (Subclass 771) needs to be done right first time and to avoid unnecessary delay, use a registered migration agent Mark Pelley - Principal Migration Agent for Visas To Australia. The Transit Visa (Subclass 771) requires substantial documentation to support claims made in the application. This process can be lengthy and confusing. Failure to correctly apply for the Transit Visa (Subclass 771) could result in a rejection from the Department of Home Affairs and having to reapply and to pay all costs again. Contact VISAS TO AUSTRALIA to help you apply for this visa.
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