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Last updated: 11 October 2021, 15:11 (GMT +4)
Travel to Australia
Only Australian citizens, permanent residents and their immediate family can at this time. If you are travelling to Australia, you may be subject to mandatory quarantine. There are also specific requirements for travel from and to Australia during the pandemic. Check the details when leaving Australia and when departing for Australia.
Effective 18 April 2021, international transit/transfer between Australia and New Zealand (and vice versa) will be suspended.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Effective 22 January 2021, all passengers travelling to, or transiting Australia must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result taken 72 hours or less prior to the scheduled departure time of the traveller’s flight (or first flight if the traveller has one or more connecting flights booked for their travel to Australia).
Passengers who have previously been diagnosed with COVID-19 will only be able to travel if they provide clearance documentation from a medical provider which clearly documents that:
- At least 14 days have passed since the onset of symptoms or initial positive COVID-19 PCR test if asymptomatic.
- There has been clinical resolution of fever and respiratory symptoms of the acute illness for the previous 72 hours.
- That you previously had COVID-19 but are now recovered and not considered to be infectious.
Exemptions to pre-departure testing:
- Children who are 4 years of age or younger (exemption automatically granted based on age on passport)
- People with a relevant medical condition (who can provide a medical certificate. For more information on exemptions, please view our .)
- International air crew
- Travellers entering Australia on a Green Safe Travel Zone flight. (Note: these flights are currently suspended)
- Passengers travelling from countries where no COVID-19 PCR testing available, as determined by the Australian Government
- Exceptional circumstances.
All travellers to Australia should complete the 72 hours minimum before they fly to Australia. Failure to complete the Australia Travel Declaration can cause delays at check in and may result in further delays on arrival in Australia.
Travellers can now complete the Australia Travel Declaration (ATD) form online or on the Australia Travel Declaration app. You can download the app from the App Store (Apple) or Google Play store (Android). For more information visit the .
Diplomats are not required to complete the form.
Some Australian States also require separate border declaration forms which are outlined below.
There are specific guidelines, requirements and fees for mandatory quarantine in each state.
Passengers travelling to Australia must wear a mask for the duration of the flight, and in Australian airports. Passengers should also wear masks in the airport prior to boarding. Information on passengers who are exempt from the mask wearing requirement can be .
All international passengers arriving in New South Wales from overseas must undergo mandatory quarantine in government-arranged accommodation for 14 days at their own expense.
All international passengers arriving in Queensland from overseas must undergo mandatory quarantine in government-arranged accommodation for 14 days at their own expense.
All international passengers arriving into Western Australia from overseas must undergo quarantine in government-arranged accommodation for 14 days at their own expense.
G2G pass to enter WA:
Interstate and international arrivals must complete a G2G PASS declaration to enter Western Australia. This must be completed and submitted prior to travel, at the . Once your G2G PASS declaration has been processed, you will receive a confirmation email with a unique QR code, and the terms and conditions that apply.
All international passengers arriving in Victoria from overseas must undergo mandatory quarantine in government-arranged accommodation for 14 days at their own expense. The quarantine fee includes hotel room costs and meals.
Travelling to, from and through Dubai
If you re travelling to, from or transiting through Dubai, please check our Travel requirements for Dubai.