Covid Entry Check: Australia Travel Restrictions

This Australia dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

  • Partially Open
  • Up to 14 Days
Last reviewed on 27 May 2022, 06:05AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
-29.07% (last 7 days)
16.8% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), Transit, the following travellers may also enter:
• Nationals of New Zealand residing in Australia and their immediate family members
For countries listed in greenlanes:
• Nationals of these countries arriving directly from their country of nationality with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 7 days before departure.
• Travellers who have only been in New Zealand in the ast 14 days may enter.

Other important information:
• Travellers are not allowed to transit through Australia to New Zealand for more than 72 hours.
• Unvaccinated ravellers transiting through Australia for 8 to 72 hours to a third country are subject to quarantine until their next flight.
• Travellers must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 7 days before departure. Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), AstraZeneca (Covishield), Covaxin, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTec (Comirnaty), Sinopharm (for ages 18-60 years only), and Sinovac.

What to expect in Australia?

📝 Before your trip

You must obtain advance arrival permission to board your plane.
You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
Form Details:
Travellers must have a "Travel Declaration" form and present it at time of check-in. The form can be found at

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You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 3 days of your arrival.
Testing Details:
Travellers entering or transiting through Australia must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 days before departure from the first embarkation point. More details can be found at

For more information:

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid, with the cost borne by the traveller. For more information:

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 14days; Quarantine is to be served at a dedicated facility (costs borne by traveller) (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information:

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
There are no routes that have greater restrictions at this time.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Other GreenLanes are available from
Japan, South Korea, Singapore, New Zealand