You are automatically exempt from the travel restrictions and can enter Australia (without obtaining an individual exemption) if you are:
To consult all the exceptions please check here.
Travelers planning to travel across Australian state borders should note that some Australian states also have domestic travel restrictions, border restrictions, and quarantine requirements in place. In the case of onward travel within Australia, travelers are advised to check in advance with their travel/accommodation provider.
Visitors from the United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.
Visitors from the United Kingdom will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Australia.
Unless arriving on a quarantine-free flight from New Zealand, all travelers arriving in Australia, including Australian citizens, must quarantine for 14 days at a designated facility, such as a hotel in their port of arrival., at their own expense. For more information on quarantine rules in the Australian states, check the following websites: New South Wales, The Northern Territory, Queensland Western Australia
Travellers returning from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United Kingdom.
Travelers are required to present a negative COVID-19 test (a PCR test, a LAMP test or an antigen test, such as an LFD (lateral flow device) test) taken any time in the 3 days before the departure date. If a traveler is changing flight, the test should be taken in the 3 days of the final departure point to UK.
The test result must be in either English, French or Spanish. Translations will not be accepted.
Travelers could be fined £500 if they are unable to present a pre-departure test.
Travelers from the Common Travel Area (the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Ascension, Falkland Islands and St Helena) and children who are 0-10 years old going to England (0-11 years old for children going to Wales, Scotland and NI) are exempt from the pre-departure testing requirement.
Visitors returning from Australia are not required to quarantine upon entering the United Kingdom.
Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.
All travelers including vaccinated individuals who are mandated to quarantine in a managed hotel must be administered with day 2 and day 8 test. They will be required to continue their quarantine period regardless of the result of their day 2 test. For travelers who have positive result, quarantine will start from the date after the result of their day 2 test and they no longer need to use the day 8 test.
For travelers who will have a positive result after using the day 8 test, they will need to quarantine further. They will have to finish the quarantine starting from the date after the result of their day 8 test.
Travelers who have both negative result for day 2 and day 8 test will be out of the 10-day quarantine from the day they arrived in the country.
Travelers going to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are advised to check further details regarding their quarantine.
Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.
All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.
Most foreign visitors from the United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter Australia. Please check the official guidelines from Australia for permitted groups and exceptions to the entry restrictions.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter Australia.
Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter Australia.
Mask usage in Australia is required in public spaces and public transportation.
Restaurants in Australia are open with restrictions. Bars in Australia are open with restrictions.
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