There are other types of travel documents that are also acceptable for travel to Australia. If you hold one of these documents, you will in most cases also need a visa.
Other acceptable travel documents include:
- Document of Identity (if holder is not an Australian citizen then a visa is required)
Certificate of Identity (a visa is required)
- Document for Travel To Australia – DFTTA (a visa is required. DFTTAs are normally issued to offshore refugee and humanitarian entrants for their initial entry to Australia.)
- Laissez-Passer (a visa is required)
Convention Travel Document (such as Titre de Voyage – a visa is required)
- documents issued to refugees (a visa is required)
- ‘Kinderausweis’ issued to German minors – photo of bearer not required (a visa is required).
- military documents for military personnel travelling by air.
These travel documents must be issued by a recognised authority. It must have your photograph, and it must give you permission to re-enter the country that issued the document, or to enter another country.
Visa is permission to travel to and enter Australia and/or remain in Australia. Visa labels in travel documents are not required as Australia issues and records visas electronically. For more information, visit Electronic visa record.