En De
Total doses
given
57.9M
People fully
vaccinated
21.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
84.04%
Masks
Masks are required in some regions and areas of the country
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
May be required
Passenger Locator Form
Passengers may need pre-approval to travel from the Department of Home Affairs
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Passengers may need pre-approval to travel from the Department of Home Affairs
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): PCR / LFT
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): No Entry
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): No entry

Crossing Rules:

30.05.2022

Entry restrictions

  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers are not permitted to travel to Australia.
  • Vaccinated passengers: Vaccinated nationals and residents of Australia, as well as all vaccinated visa holders are permitted to travel to Australia provided they hold proof that they were fully vaccinated against Covid-19 at least 7 days prior to departure. 
  • Other exempt passengers: 
    • Nationals and permanent residents of Australia, including immediate family members (partner, dependent children or legal guardian) provided they have received approval from the Department of Home Affairs;
    • Passengers who hold a partner or child visa (subclasses 100, 101, 102, 309, 445, 801, 820);
    • Nationals of New Zealand who hold proof of residency in Australia, provided they have received approval from the Department of Home Affairs;
    • Passengers travelling on a special flight from New Zealand to New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, the Northern Territory, Victoria, or Queensland. These passengers must have been in New Zealand for the past 14 days. They must have filled in a Covid-19 Declaration Form prior to departure, and will not need to quarantine on arrival;
    • Passengers in transit. If their next flight is within 8 hours they may remain within the transit area of the airport, however if the wait is between 8-72 hours they must quarantine at a designated facility;
    • Nationals of a Pacific Island Forum member state (Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Western Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu) and Timor-Leste in transit through Australia, provided passengers are departing to or from a Pacific Island Forum member state within 72 hours, and depart from the same airport as their arrival airport, unless they are granted an approval to depart from a different airport;
    • Residents of New Caledonia or French Polynesia in transit through Australia, provided passengers will depart to or from a Pacific Island Forum member state within 72 hours, and depart from the same airport as their arrival airport, unless they are granted an approval to depart from a different airport;
    • Passengers who hold an International travel restriction exemption issued by the Australian government;
    • Nationals of Japan, Korea (South), or Singapore travelling from their home country to Australia who hold proof that they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19;
    • Passengers accompanying Australian nationals or resident minors to ensure their safety and welfare. Children aged younger than 2 years or family groups with children aged older than 2 years can have only one guardian who should be a relative of the child. Additional guardians may be approved if medical advice and evidence is provided;
    • Diplomats, including their immediate family members, provided each member of the family holds a valid subclass 995 visa;
    • Airline and maritime crew;
    • Passengers who are part of the Seasonal Worker Program or Pacific Labour Scheme;
    • Passengers who hold a Business Innovation and Investment (subclass 188) visa;
    • Passengers who hold a Temporary Activity (subclass 408) visa in the 'Post Covid-19 Economic Recovery Event' stream and who are supported by the Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce;
    • Passengers who are invited or sponsored by the Australian Defence Force or the Department of Defence to undertake military activities; or
    • Passengers who have prescribed status and are travelling on a Special Purpose visa.

Vaccination requirements

  • Passengers are considered fully vaccinated against Covid-19 if they meet any of the following requirements: 
    • They have received at least 2 doses of the following vaccines 14 days apart and at least 7 days prior to travel: AstraZeneca (Covishield, Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Moderna (Spikevax or Takeda), Novavax, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm (for passengers aged between 18 and 60 years), Sputnik (Sputnik V), Sinovac (CoronaVac). Mixed doses are accepted;

    • They have received 1 dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine at least 7 days prior to travel.
  • Passengers who were vaccinated in Australia must hold an International Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate in hard or electronic copy. Passengers who were vaccinated outside of Australia must hold a Foreign Vaccination Certificate.
    • This does not apply to children aged 11 years and younger and passengers who hold proof of medical exemption.

Form requirements

  • Passengers must submit a Digital Passenger Declaration between 7 days and 72 hours prior to departure and show a printed or digital copy prior to boarding.
  • Parents should complete a declaration for any child aged younger than 16 years.
    • The requirement to complete a declaration does not apply to flight crew, or passengers travelling on military flights.
  • Passengers entering Australia through Melbourne who are required to quarantine on arrival should complete the Victorian Quarantine Arrival Form prior to departure or on arrival. This form can be accessed here.
    • This does not apply to passengers travelling from New Zealand.

Quarantine and testing on arrival

Exit restrictions

  • Passengers are strongly advised to hold proof that they have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have a medical exemption to receiving the vaccine prior to departing Australia.