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Overseas Visitors Information

ON ARRIVAL

Before landing in Australia, you will be required to fill in an Immigration form, as well as a Customs and Agriculture Declaration forms.

VISA INFORMATION

A visa is required if you want to enter Australia, unless you are the holder of an Australian or New Zealand passport.

If you enter Australia on a tourist visa, you cannot work.

A working holiday visa allows you to stay in Australia for a maximum of 12 months during which time you may only work for up to three months.

Application forms for visas can be obtained from Australian Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates.

DEPARTURE TAX

The departure tax applies to everyone over 12 yrs when you leave Australia and is usually included in the price of the ticket.

DUTY FREE

Over 18: A$400 worth of goods (not including alcohol or tobacco)

Under 18: A$200 worth of goods (not including alcohol or tobacco)

For travellers over 18 yrs:

1.125 litres of alcohol
250 cigarettes or 250 grams of cigars or tobacco products

For detailed information about customs, taxation, visa and immigration requirements visit the web site of the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs.



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