Outgoing Passenger Immigration Card (OPC)

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  1. agfox46

    agfox46 Junior Member

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    In these days of etickets and OLCI, where can you obtain an OPC before arriving at the terminal?
     

  2. Shano

    Shano Established Member

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    Maybe from a travel agent?

    I always keep a few with me so that I can fill them out prior to arriving at immigration. As the supply dwindles its just a matter of grabbing some next time I go through immigration.
     
  3. kpc

    kpc Senior Member

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    yup..faced the same issue. Grabbed a large handful the last time I left Oz;)
     
  4. acampbel

    acampbel Member

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    If you don't have one before hitting the airport I find that you can usually fill it in whilst waiting for your boarding passes at check-in and/or in the immigration queue.

    Do I remember (or am I dreaming) that you used to get supplied with these mostly filled out?


    Cheers,

    Andrew

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  5. cssaus

    cssaus Active Member

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    Like others have said, it's a good idea to grab a handful on the way out.

    I also try and maintain a supply of in-bound cards as well along with immigration cards for most of the other countries I tend to visit. I fill the cards in before I leave home.
     
  6. Dave Noble

    Dave Noble Senior Member

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    istr getting given arrival cards with some information pre-filled, but don't recall getting pre-filled outgoing cards

    Dave
     
  7. Mal

    Mal Enthusiast

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    Doesn't Qantas complete most of your departures card if flying in F and using the SYD or MEL First class check-in?
     
  8. Keith009

    Keith009 Established Member

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    I usually grab one from the check in desk, then fill it in prior to heading to passport control. For incoming - isn't it distributed onboard your flight?
     
  9. straitman

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    Yes it is.
     
  10. simongr

    simongr Enthusiast

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    They didnt do it for me when I flew F on a points upgrade out of sydney :(
     
  11. serfty

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    Back in the days before oneworld when I was top level with QFF in "Gold", I do recall getting both prefilled departure cards ex MEL and ex AKL.
     
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