Australian High Commission
Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, eSwatini

Transit (Subclass 771) Visa - Online Lodgement

The Department of Home Affairs is committed to improve services and expand online service delivery, and from 1 July 2018 will introduce online lodgement for the Transit (subclass 771) Visa from 1 July 2018. Online lodgement through ImmiAccount will replace out-dated paper lodgement channels.

What is changing?

  • From 1 July 2018 online lodgement will be the only option available for Transit (subclass771) visa applications, and you will  no longer  be able to lodge paper applications for this visa.
  • The new form for a Transit visa will include additional questions.

What is not changing?

  • Transit visa will continue to be free of charge
  • A Transit visa will continue to be a visa option for:
    • Applicants transiting through Australia
    • Ship crew arriving by air to join a ship