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Sea Travel

Australia's entry requirements and other information for the shipping industry, passengers and crew about arrival or departure by sea.

Ships & Other Vessels

Information for passengers and crew of ships and vessels concerning entry to Australia, vessel operator document and reporting requirements, obligations and liabilities.

Cruise Ships

Important additional information for the passengers and crew of cruise ships.

Maritime Crew Visa

Information about the Maritime Crew visa which is for foreign sea crew of non-military ships.

Superyacht Crew Visa

Information for Superyacht crew.

Advance Passenger Processing

Information about the online Advance Passenger Processing (APP) system which must be used by international passenger cruise ships to lodge pre-arrival reports of passengers and crew travelling to Australia.


Details of how to contact Brisbane Global Processing Centre, Regional Seaports Officers, Entry Operations Centre and the Seaport Policy Section of the department.

Last modified Wednesday 27 August 2014