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Transit Visa requirement

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Transit Visa requirement

My family will be passing through Bombay to Malaysia and their final destination is Australia, they have a VISA for entry into Australia but our agent has advised that we need to have a transit visa although they are not going out of the airport, is it necessary. Please help before I proceed with the arrangements

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1. Re: Transit Visa requirement

If they are not going out of the airport transit lounge, they do NOT require a visa. However, they DO need to contact the ground staff of the connecting airline to get their baggage checked through to Australia.

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2. Re: Transit Visa requirement

Above information is correct, however if the same airline, they may pass your bags through without having to collect them, you will just have to confirm they are your bags as you board the aircraft, you should guide guidelines at checkin.

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