How to Get Your Australia Travel History (Arrivals and Departures)

By Kach Umandap - Howe April 21st, 2020 Posted in Australia & Oceania Travel Blog, Travel Blog, VISA Application Guides 4 Comments

Do you want to know your Australia Travel History for proof of travel or for visa application? You can request travel records to know your movements in and out of Australia as they no longer stamp your passports. You can request through e-mail or go to the nearest Australian Embassy.

How to Get Your Australia Travel History

If you have traveled from 1981 to the present, this guide is for you. For those travels before 1981, contact the National Australian Archives. The Department of Home Affairs is in charge of recent travel records. Here are the documents you need to pass and instructions.

Documents Required

How to Get Your Australia Travel History (Arrivals and Departures)

  • Valid ID – scanned colored copy or a certified true copy may be a Passport or Driver’s License
  • Written authority (Part C of the form) – If another person is making the request
  • scanned copies of IDs of both parties – should you need to seek information about another person
  • Birth certificate – children under 18
  • Change of name document (e.g., Marriage certificate) – if applicable

Step by Step guide in getting Australia Travel History

STEP 1: Fill up you’re the Form 1359 digitally and sign it.

STEP 2: Gather all your documents. You may scan them if you wish to send them via e-mail. If not, then put them in one place.

STEP 3: E-mail your request to request.movement@homeaffairs.gov.au (attach all the documents required). You can also send it to the nearest Australian Mission.

For the Philippines, the address is:

Australian Embassy The Philippines
RCBC Plaza, Tower 2, Level 23
6819 Ayala Avenue
Makati City 1200

STEP 4: Wait for your Australia Travel History to be sent to you. It will probably take less than 30 days.

How to Get Your Australia Travel History

I hope you find this article very useful, especially if you want to get proof of travel history from Australia. Mostly, Australia doesn’t stamp passports, and if you traveled a long time or a lot and didn’t keep records, this guide is helpful. Good luck with getting your files!

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4 thoughts on “How to Get Your Australia Travel History (Arrivals and Departures)

  1. Hi Kach, I just want to ask is it hard to apply for tourist visa in Australia? I’m planning to go in Melbourne by next year. I’ve seen in their website they require some travel history to countries. I went to UK last 6yrs ago for a tour also. I’m visiting a friend in Melbourne.

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Written by Kach Umandap - Howe

Co-Founder of Two Monkeys Travel Group. Since 2013, Kach has visited all the 7 continents (including Antarctica) and 143 countries using her Philippines Passport. In 2016, she got married then a year later bought a sailboat and went on sailing adventures with her two cats - Captain Ahab & Little Zissou in the Caribbean for 2 years. She now lives in Herceg Novi, Montenegro. She writes about her experiences traveling as a Filipina traveler with a PHL Passport. Also tips on backpacking trips, luxury hotel experiences, product reviews, sailing & adventure travel.

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