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April 6, 2022

COVID-19 and the border (Updated April 2022)

If you are planning to travel to Australia, April 18 is THE DATE to remember.

From Monday 18th April 2022  the Biosecurity Emergency Determination relating to COVID-19 for Australia will not be renewed.

What does it mean for international travelers?

 

From this date, some border requirements and COVID-related safety rules are changing. If you are arriving in Australia on or after Monday 18 April 2022, then you should follow the below advice,

  • Negative pre-departure tests for travelers entering Australia will NO LONGER BE REQUIRED.
  • Restrictions on the entry of cruise vessels into and within Australian territory will lapse on 17 April 2022.
  • International travelers INTO and OUT OF Australia will still be required to provide proof of double vaccination against COVID-19.
  • Travelers will also still be required to wear a mask while on international flights based on medical advice.
  • The requirements for maritime arrivals will also be aligned with those on airlines, as part of the safety protocols for the resumption of cruising.
  • All passengers arriving by air in Australia should ​​complete the Digital Passenger Declaration (to be submitted within 72 hours before your departure)

As COVID-19 and Border advice might change from time to time, we advise you to check the official government information before your departure.

 

COVID-19 AND THE BORDER

VACCINATED INTERNATIONAL TRAVELLERS

UNVACCINATED INTERNATIONAL TRAVELLERS

DIGITAL PASSENGER DECLARATION

 

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