Travelling to Australia

Eligibility and requirements when coming to Australia.

Last updated: 6 July 2022 
This information is subject to change. Check government websites frequently for the latest travel updates.

Before travelling to Australia, we recommend you check the latest health advice from the Australian GovernmentOpens external site in a new window, plus the states or territories you're travelling to, including any public health and social measures such as testing and isolation, wearing masks, and vaccination requirements in high-risk locations.

If you're booked to travel on a Qantas aircraft and travelling on an international flight, you'll need to be fully vaccinated. Read more about Qantas' vaccination requirements.

Qantas vaccination requirements

All passengers on international flights operated by Qantas are required to be fully vaccinated (some exceptions for children and medical exemptions apply). In accordance with Australian Government guidelines, a traveller is not fully vaccinated unless at least 7 full calendar days have elapsed since the last dose of vaccine in a course of immunisation. Learn more about our vaccination requirements.

Customers with a COVID-19 vaccination medical exemption must submit your documentation to Qantas before your flight. We're not able to process exemptions at the airport on your day of departure. See more on applying for clearance to travel.

This requirement relates to flights operated by Qantas on a Qantas aircraft, including those booked via another airline or third-party travel arranger. If you're travelling on a Qantas codeshare flight which is operated by another airline on their aircraft, you'll need to contact them directly to understand and meet their requirements.

You should always check the vaccination requirements for the country you're travelling to, and comply with the most stringent requirements that apply to your trip.

You'll be required to present proof of vaccination at the airport. 

Australia entry requirements

1. Check if you're eligible to travel

2. Check local requirements

Ensure you check the latest public health advice for the states or territories you're travelling to, and adhere to any local health restrictions and social measures in place.

This may include testing and isolation requirements, wearing masks in certain settings such as public transport, or showing proof of vaccination in high-risk locations.

Refer to the government websites below for the latest information in each jurisdiction:

If you're travelling on a Qantas aircraft and cannot be vaccinated for approved medical reasons, you'll also be required to submit your exemption documents to us prior to departure, and show evidence of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result at the airport.