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Visa info
Posted January 20th, 2013 - 3:40 am by from Brescia, Italy (Permalink)
Hi Everybody..
In few days I'm going to New Zealand and I'm stopping in melbourn eairport for some hours.. I'll collect my staff and I'll have to wait some hours before doing again the check in.. so it mean I have to pass the immigration office and get a visa..
How can I do this? Do I need to do it in advance or I can get my visa easely there?
Thank you
Simone

Posted January 20th, 2013 - 4:33 am by from San Diego, United States (Permalink)
Simone, check immi.gov.au, if you're an Italian citizen and you're not rechecking your luggage when you reach Australia, you DO NOT need a visa to transit through the airport (meaning you can't leave the airport)

However, if you need to recheck your baggage you will need a visa.

Posted January 20th, 2013 - 7:03 am by from Brescia, Italy (Permalink)
Thank you for your answer...
Unfortunately I have to collect my luggage and to do the rechecking again because I'll fly with a different air company... Do you know if there some some special rule for this cases? don't need 3 months visa.. :-)
I've already check that website but is quite confused.. and with a lot informations.. difficult to understand which ine is for me..
Thank you
Simone

Posted January 20th, 2013 - 12:38 pm by from San Diego, United States (Permalink)
Yep!

The information is right here!

http://www.immi.gov.au/visitors/transit/771/

and you need to apply outside of Australia, and have it granted outside of Australia. Meaning complete it ASAP

Posted January 20th, 2013 - 2:17 pm by from Brescia, Italy (Permalink)
Hi Kyle,
I thank you very much for the link...
You have just given to me a great help!
Nw i read it well and than tomorrow I'll call the embassy for conforme..
Thank you!
Bye
simone