Australia: Updated COVID-19 Related Travel Requirements

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • Australia updated its COVID-19 related entrance and exit requirements for all travelers on 6 July 2022  


The government of Australia updated COVID-19 related entrance requirements beginning 6 July 2022. Travelers entering Australia on or after 6 July 2022 will no longer be required to provide evidence of vaccination status or complete a Digital Passenger Declaration or Maritime Travel Declaration form when entering the country.  

Travelers exiting the country will no longer be required to provide proof of vaccination status and unvaccinated visa holders will not be required to provide proof of a travel exemption form.  

What are the Changes?  

On 6 July 2022, the government of Australia updated its COVID-19 travel related requirements. Travelers entering the country should ensure that they hold the appropriate immigration authorization prior to arrival, where applicable.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Australia’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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This article was published on 7 July 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

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