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Australia Travel Restrictions

86.46% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 86.43% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from India will not be allowed to enter Australia.
Fully vaccinated visitors from India can enter Australia without restrictions.

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.


Australia entry details and exceptions

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. .


Outgoing travel to AustraliaTravelling from India to Australia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from India are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Australia.

Details and exceptions
You need a negative CO​VID-19 test to transit Australia.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

Documents
Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.
You can start a DPD seven days before your flight to Australia, but you can only submit a DPD within 72 hours before your departure.

Return travelReturning to India from Australia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Australia are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

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