Further changes to the requirements for travel into and out of Australia come into effect from 18 April 2022. Read what’s changing below
Pre-departure testing (PCR Test)
From 18 April 2022, changes to pre-departure testing for travelling to Australia will come into effect.
Passengers will not longer required to have a Negative pre-departure PCR tests for entering Australia. However, they need to meet the requirements of the airline they are travelling with and the countries they transit through.
All travellers into and out of Australia will still be required to provide proof of double vaccination against COVID-19. For type of Vaccination proof required for inbound or outbound travel, please check proof of vaccination webpage.
Travellers will still be required to wear a mask while on international flights based on medical advice.
Digital Passenger Declaration
All travellers arriving by air into Australia should complete the Digital Passenger Declaration (DPD) unless they are flight crew. 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.
The DPD requests details that are considered critical health information. Passengers who do not make the declaration before they board their flight may be delayed when arriving in Australia.
Information via the Australian Department of Health and The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health and Aged Care