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This authority allows air carriers to register their crew.
The following people might be able to register for the Crew Travel Authority:
Registration of crew is usually completed by the airline.
A Crew Travel Authority (subclass 942) is an electronic immigration record against which the legal authority of international airline crew members to enter Australia can be checked electronically through the Advance Passenger Processing system before their flight to Australia. Crew members travel to and enter Australia on their Special Purpose visas.
International airline flights include commercial passenger flights, chartered passenger flights, and freight or cargo flights.
Crew members with Australian or New Zealand passports do not require Crew Travel Authorities.
People operating private flights into Australia are not eligible to register for a Crew Travel Authority (subclass 942).
The following people could be able to register for a Crew Travel Authority (subclass 942):
Air carriers usually register crew members for Crew Travel Authorities.
Carriers can register crew members through the
Advance Passenger Processing (APP) website. They can also use the website to check whether crew members hold valid Crew Travel Authorities. Carriers that want to register additional crew members to access the website should contact:
Carriers that do not have access to the APP website can register crew for Crew Travel Authorities through the APP Helpdesk:
After registering for a Crew Travel Authority (subclass 942), you must still hold certain documents on arrival, depending on the position you hold.
Airline crew members are taken to hold a Special Purpose visa for 30 days beginning when they disembark from the aircraft, provided they hold:
They must also be included in a list of crew members provided to us by or for the carrier that operates the aircraft
Crew members on freight flights should also be listed on the General Declaration Form signed on behalf of the air carrier.
Airline positioning crew must have:
Aircraft safety inspectors are taken to hold a Special Purpose visa for 30 days beginning when they disembark from the aircraft, provided they hold:
If you plan to renew your passport, you need to do so before your carrier registers you for a Crew Travel Authority. Your Crew Travel Authority (subclass 942) is linked to the passport number and you need to use the same passport to travel to Australia.
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