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Protocol Guidelines

15.1 How to apply

Airport facilitation for persons arriving or departing on private, chartered or State aircraft is arranged by the aircraft's ground handling agents in Australia.

For persons arriving or departing on commercial flights, applications for airport facilitation must be submitted at least five working days before the visitor's arrival by emailing a completed Airport Facilitation Request form to the relevant agency:

For a head of state, head of government, or guest of government:

  • Protocol and International Visits Division (PIVD) of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet at

For a foreign minister:

Last Updated: 11 December 2018
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