For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Australia for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.
You are automatically exempt from the travel restrictions and can enter Australia (without obtaining an individual exemption) if you are:
- an Australian citizen
- a permanent resident of Australia
- an immediate family member of an Australian citizen or permanent resident
- a New Zealand citizen usually resident in Australia and their immediate family members
- a person who has been in New Zealand for 14 days or more immediately prior to arrival by air in Australia
All inbound passengers must provide proof of vaccination unless they are a child aged 12 years and 3 months, or younger.
To consult all the exceptions please check here.
All fully vaccinated visa holders can travel to Australia without a travel exemption. Unvaccinated visa holders will still need a valid travel exemption to enter Australia. .
Visitors from India are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Australia.
Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.
Unvaccinated travelers returning from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.
Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.
Visitors returning from Australia are not required to quarantine upon entering India.