Effective November 1, 2021, Australian citizens, permanent residents, and their immediate family members will be eligible to enter Sydney, Australia without quarantine arrangements provided that they are fully-vaccinated and comply with document requirements.
A traveler must be fully-vaccinated with any of the following vaccine brands recognized by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA):
– COVID-19 Pfizer Comirnaty
– AstraZeneca Vaxzevria
– Janssen-Cilag (also known as Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19
– Moderna Spikevax
– Coronavac (Sinovac)
– Covishield (AstraZeneca/Serum Institute of India)
Please be ready with a vaccination certificate issued by a national public health authority, in the form of a digital or paper certificate.
You must also present your negative RT-PCR result taken within 72 hours and a duly accomplished Australia Travel Declaration at least 72 hours before flight departure.
Unvaccinated individuals, and those who have received vaccines that are not approved/recognized by TGA must quarantine for a period of 14 days.
However, non-Australian citizens and non-permanent residents are not allowed to enter Australia, unless a travel exemption is secured from the Australian Department of Home Affairs.
Please refer to New South Wales (NSW) Health’s website for more details: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/travel-restrictions/quarantine.