In preparation for your arrival into Cairns please ensure you have your passport, completed Incoming Passenger Card and airline ticket available for inspection. If you are unsure what to declare to Border Protection, tick ‘yes’ to the question or ask a Border Protection officer who can assist you in determining what goods should be declared.
Find out exactly what you can and can't bring into Australia.
Some Australian and other ePassport holders, aged 16 years or over, can choose to use SmartGate to self-process through passport control. Click here for more information about SmartGate.
For security reasons you must keep your phone switched off until you have cleared Customs.
Tax and Duty Free shopping is available to all arriving international passengers so check out the great range of products and deals at our Aelia Duty Free store.
For arriving international passengers a currency exchange booth is located within the T1 (International) baggage reclaim area.
There is also an ATM located in the Arrivals area which accepts most international cards.