Commonwealth of Australia
Migration Regulations 1994
TRANSIT PASSENGERS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A SPECIAL PURPOSE VISA 2015
I, PETER DUTTON, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, acting under paragraph 2.40(l)(n) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Regulations):
1. REVOKE Instrument number IMMI 14/090 (F2014L01322) signed on 2 October 2014, specifying transit passengers who are eligible for a Special Purpose Visa; AND
2. SPECIFY each class of persons, specified in clauses (a) to (d) of the Schedule to this Instrument, as a class of persons for the purposes of paragraph 2.40(1)(n) of the Regulations.
This Instrument, IMMI 15/057, commences on 18 April 2015.
Dated: 18 May 2015
Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
(a) Citizens of the following foreign countries:
Federated States of Micronesia
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom (including its colonies)
Papua New Guinea
United States of America
Republic of Bulgaria
(b) Residents of Hong Kong holding Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) passports or British National Overseas (BNO) passports.
(c) Residents of Taiwan holding a passport issued by the authorities of Taiwan (other than passports purported to be official or diplomatic passports).
(d) Diplomatic passport holders, excluding holders of:
i. Arab Non-National Passports; and
ii. Diplomatic passports from the following foreign countries:
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Republic of Yemen