Travel to Australia Requirements
Before departure it's important to consider what travel documents you need for travel including your ticket, valid passport, forms of photo identification and more.
All passengers need a valid passport for international travel, regardless of the destination, but as some countries require at least six months validity remaining on the passport, you should check with the consulates of all the countries you’re planning to visit prior to your departure, as you may be refused entry if you don't comply.
Important things to know before you go:
Visit the IATA Travel CentreOpens external site in a new window to check the passport validity requirements of your destination
When you depart from Australia you need to present your passport, boarding pass and completed passenger departure card to Customs
When you arrive in Australia you need to present your passport and a completed passenger arrival card to Customs
Domestic flights within Australia
If you're travelling on a domestic flight within Australia (flights QF400 and above), you'll need to carry the following items with you:
photo identification such as a driver's licence, passport or social security card; or
your Qantas booking reference (printed on your e-ticket itinerary receipt); or
your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership card, Qantas Club membership card; or
the credit card used to purchase the ticket.
Domestic flights within Australia departing from an international terminal
Domestic flights departing from an international terminal (flights QF1-QF399) are flights between Australian capital cities that connect to or from a Qantas International service. For example, flight QF9 from Melbourne to Perth continues on as QF9 from Perth to London.
If you're travelling on a domestic flight departing from an international terminal, and are 18 years of age or over, you'll be asked to produce photo identification (ID) that includes your full name at check-in.
Important points to remember when travelling domestically on an international flight include:
Your booking name must match the ID you're using.
Check-in is at the International terminal of the city you're departing from and International check-in times apply.
Airport Customer Service Agents will check your ID and attach a 'D' (Domestic) sticker to your boarding pass.
You must keep your boarding pass and present it at Customs clearance points at the commencement and conclusion of your domestic trip. This is required to comply with the Migration regulations administered by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC).
A visa is permission for a non-citizen to travel to or transit through a particular country. To find out if you need a visa for travel to a particular country, visit the IATA Travel CentreOpens external site.
It's a third party service provider that can assist with the process of visa applications for residents of Australia,Opens external site in a new window CanadaOpens external site in a new window, SingaporeOpens external site in a new window, United KingdomOpens external site in a new window and the United StatesOpens external site in a new window.
Apply for an ETAOpens external site in a new window. Application and processing fees apply.
Disclaimer: *VisaCentral is a CIBT company. Qantas takes no responsibility for lost or misplaced documents that may occur during application.