Tourism & Travel Law & Lawyers

Tourism law is diverse and is mostly composed of two parts:

  1. laws applying to tourism in unforeseen circumstances due to individual incidents i.e. disappointments and damages
  2. industry specific laws and international regulations

The legal definition of travel is to cross borders in the physical sense.

Tourism law

Tourism law, can also be referred to as: travel law, hospitality law, holiday law, or leisure law.

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Tourism and travel lawyers provide legal expert advice for those operating a travel, leisure or hospitality business.

Tourism and travel lawyers expertise can include:

  • advising travel insurers regarding breach of contract claims
  • advising tour operators on terms and conditions, supplier contracts and other commercial matters
  • defending hotels and tour operators against injury claims
  • giving professional negligence advice to insurers regarding mishandled travel litigation claims
  • helping travel insurers and assistance companies to recover their insurance outlays

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Tourism and Travel Lawyers

Tourism and travel lawyers act for a wide and diverse range of leisure and tourism clients including:

  • hotels,
  • pubs,
  • restaurants,
  • visitor attractions,
  • travel agents,
  • sports centres; and
  • leisure providers.

Tourism and travel lawyers pride ourselves on ensuring that we have a detailed understanding not only of your business but the sector in which you operate so as to provide practical and clear advice.

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Tourism and travel lawyers regularly advises on issues relating to:

  • setting up in business;
  • sales and purchases;
  • clubs, societies and charities;
  • property and planning matters;
  • health and safety and insurance claims;
  • disputes;
  • raising finance;
  • licencing,
  • gaming and events;
  • commercial trading arrangements (including on-line trading); and
  • taxation.

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Travel Insurance Tips

Travel insurance covers the policyholder for insurable events that may occur before or during travel, such as trip cancellation/interruption, medical expenses, baggage damage/theft and more.

Regardless of whether you travel overseas regularly, infrequently or on a once-in-a-lifetime trip, travel insurance is very important.

The cost of travel insurance is based on the type of cover requested, the age of the insured, the destination of travel, length of stay and any pre-existing medical conditions. It is important to obtain the right type of travel insurance to suit your individual requirements.

Important points to note when choosing travel insurance:

  • Always read the product disclosure statement and ensure that you understand exactly what your travel insurance covers. Travel insurance is not unlimited. It may not cover you for cancellation or change to travel plans.
  • Clarify any policy issues directly with the insurer.
  • Ensure that medical cover is adequate for possible expenses in the country you are going to visit. In some parts of the world medical costs can be very expensive.
  • Ensure you declare any pre-existing medical conditions you may have.
  • Generally, cover for luggage and personal belongings is limited and expensive items such as cameras, laptops and/or jewellery may have a per-item limit.

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Important information and Australian online resources regarding tourism and travel:

Tourism and travel
Smartraveller

Smartraveller is the Australian Government's travel advisory and consular information service. Smartraveller provides travel advisories by country and general advice for Australian travellers, including information on travel health, travel insurance, travel tips, getting help overseas and children's issues.
http://www.smartraveller.gov.au/

Travel tips

Index page for Smartraveller travel tips and information. Includes advice for if you are arrested or gaoled overseas, avoiding trouble with drugs overseas, deaths overseas, dual nationality, living and working overseas, returning to Australia, senior travellers, sexual assault while travelling, tips for travelling parents, voting overseas, what to do when someone is missing overseas and advice for women travellers.
http://www.smartraveller.gov.au/tips/index.html

Advice for air travellers

Civil Aviation and Safety Authority guide for aircraft passengers covering issues of passenger safety such as how to pack, what to wear, travelling with children and health issues. Also includes information on dangerous goods and general information on aviation in Australia.
http://www.casa.gov.au/airsafe/index.htm

Advice for travellers - Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS)

The Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS) enables you to claim a refund, subject to certain conditions, of the goods and services tax (GST) and wine equalisation tax (WET) that you pay on goods you buy in Australia.
http://www.customs.gov.au/site/page4646.asp

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

The principal roles of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service are to facilitate trade and the movement of people across the Australian border while protecting the community and maintaining appropriate compliance with Australian law; to efficiently collect customs revenue; and to administer specific industry assistance schemes and trade measures.
http://www.customs.gov.au/
Consumer information for visitors to Australia6
The Australian Government provides consumer information in a range of languages to help travellers get the most out of their trip to Australia. Includes links to purchasing a holiday package, consumer rights, hiring a motor vehicle and how to lodge a complaint if you believe you have been unfairly treated by a business while in Australia.
http://www.ret.gov.au/tourism/information_for_visitors/ConsumerInformation/Pages/default.aspx

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)7

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is responsible for the Australian Government's international relations, trade and development assistance programs through its headquarters in Canberra and Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates throughout the world.
http://www.dfat.gov.au/

Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism (RET)

The Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism provides advice and policy support to the Australian Government regarding Australia's resources, energy and tourism sectors. The Department develops and delivers policies to increase Australia's international competitiveness, consistent with the principles of environmental responsibility and sustainable development.
http://www.ret.gov.au/

Exchange rates
Current exchange rates as listed by the Reserve Bank of Australia.
http://www.rba.gov.au/statistics/tables/index.html#exchange_rates

For travellers and visitors
Medicines brought into and taken out of Australia may be subject to respective import and export controls. If you are travelling into or out of Australia it is advisable that you have essential medicines for existing medical conditions.
http://www.tga.gov.au/consumers/travellers.htm

Health Emergency
The Australian Government's Health Emergency website keeps you up-to-date with important information about health emergencies in Australia, and the actions you can take to protect yourself, your family and the community. Guidance provided is based on current information and is subject to change based on ongoing surveillance and risk assessment.
http://www.healthemergency.gov.au/

Register of Australians travelling overseas
All Australians travelling overseas should register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) before travel. Your registration information will help find you in an emergency.

SmartGate
SmartGate gives some travellers arriving into Australia's international airports the option to self-process through passport control. It uses the data in the ePassport and face recognition technology to perform the customs and immigration checks that are usually conducted by a Customs and Border Protection officer. SmartGate can be used by Australian and New Zealand ePassport holders, aged 18 or over. It will be gradually opened to other nationalities that have ePassports.


Theme and Reference Maps
A range of theme and reference maps are available from Geoscience Australia. Some are also available as free resources for download.
http://www.ga.gov.au/topographic-mapping/theme-and-reference-maps.html
Travel Doctor (travellers medical and vaccination centre)15
The Travel Doctor - TMVC provides expert travel health advice, travellers' medical kits, vaccinations and anti-malarials, current health alerts for overseas travel and much more.
http://www.traveldoctor.com.au/

Travel smart - Hints for Australian travellers
Plan your trip using travel smart hints for Australian travellers from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Issued free with your passport and available for download.
http://www.smartraveller.gov.au/hints/index.html

TravelSECURE
TravelSECURE website is designed to help domestic and international travellers learn more about the security measures in place at Australian airports and the actions they need to take to comply with these measures.
http://travelsecure.infrastructure.gov.au/

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Tourism & Travel Law & Lawyers Updates

Travel advice updates for all countries:

Malaysia

18 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

You're not permitted to enter Malaysia as a tourist. If you plan to visit Malaysia, you must obtain approval from the Malaysian Government to enter (or exit and re-enter). If you’re in Malaysia, COVID-19 restrictions remain in place, under a four phase National Recovery Plan. Restrictions vary depending on what phase is in place at your location. Some restrictions are relaxed if you're fully vaccinated, including restrictions on interstate travel (see 'Travel'). COVID-19 restrictions can change quickly. Follow the advice of local authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Malaysia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Indonesia

18 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Entry to Indonesia is subject to COVID-19 vaccination, testing and insurance requirements. You'll be tested for COVID-19 on arrival and will need to quarantine at a hotel for five days. You may be required to use Indonesia’s Peduli Lindungi COVID-19 app. Contact your travel provider for up-to-date details.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Indonesia, including Bali, due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Palau

18 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

All travellers to Palau must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except those under 12 years of age. You must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken within three days of departure. You must also self-isolate on arrival for five days. You'll need to take a COVID-19 test on arrival and day five of self isolation. You're exempt from vaccination requirements if you travel from Taiwan through the Palau-Taiwan travel bubble.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Palau due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Papua New Guinea

15 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

PNG's borders remain closed to most travellers. If you're not a PNG citizen, you'll only be allowed to enter if you're fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and have permission from local authorities. If you're allowed to enter PNG, you may be required to quarantine at a designated facility if you test positive for COVID-19 on arrival, have come from a high-risk country, or aren’t fully vaccinated. There are some restrictions for domestic travel within PNG, including for gatherings. There is widespread community transmission of COVID-19 in most districts and provinces, including the Delta variant. COVID-19 is a serious health risk and is impacting the capacity of local health services. Follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of infection.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Papua New Guinea due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. 

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Netherlands

15 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

You'll need a ‘Coronavirus entry pass’ to access bars, restaurants and other venues in the Netherlands. Many other COVID-19 measures have been relaxed, but you should continue to exercise caution to protect your health. Entry and departure from the Netherlands remains restricted depending on the country you're travelling from or going to. The Netherlands will accept EU Digital COVID-19 Certificates as proof of negative test result, vaccination or recovery from COVID-19. In certain circumstances, travellers from within the EU who produce this certificate will be exempt from requirements to self-quarantine or produce negative COVID-19 results.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Netherlands due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Lebanon

15 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

On 14 October 2021, armed clashes occurred in Tayouneh and Chiyah (Beirut), involving the exchange of live fire and multiple casualties. Protests are taking place, some of which have turned violent. Avoid protests and if you are caught in civil unrest, stay inside. There are shortages of medicines and fuel, with frequent power outages. Restrictions are in place, including a nightly curfew and closure of some areas and services. You'll have to undergo COVID-19 (PCR) testing before travelling to Lebanon and on arrival, some exemptions apply. Masks are mandatory in public; you could be fined if you don’t wear one. Monitor media and follow the advice of local authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Lebanon due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. 

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New Caledonia

15 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

New Caledonia is subject to lockdowns and curfews at short notice. A Health Pass (Pass Sanitaire), showing proof of vaccination status or a negative PCR-test, is required for people aged 18 years and over to access certain venues during the day. Wearing a face mask is mandatory. Follow the advice of local authorities. Travellers aged 18 years and over must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to travel to New Caledonia.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to New Caledonia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Cuba

13 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Cuba has reopened its international airports with strict COVID-19 measures. On arrival, you must show the completed health form provided to you on the flight, pay a health fee in US dollars and be tested for COVID-19. Strict hygiene regulations are in place at tourist resorts, restaurants and shopping venues. Follow the advice of local authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Cuba due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Sweden

13 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

There's a ban on non-essential travel to Sweden from countries outside the EU/EEA. Some low risk countries are exempt from this ban. Anyone entering Sweden from outside the Nordic region (Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland) must show an EU COVID-19 certificate or a negative COVID-19 test taken in the 72 hours before arrival. You may be required to test and self-isolate on arrival. Sweden has lifted most restrictions for vaccinated people. Follow the advice of local health authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Sweden due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Latvia

13 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Due to a new wave of COVID-19, Latvia has entered a state of emergency for three months. Under the new rules, restrictions can vary depending on your vaccination status.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Latvia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Botswana

13 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

To enter Botswana, you'll need a printed certificate of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken no later than 72 hours before your departure. If you can't provide proof of a negative PCR test and you're not a returning citizen or resident, you'll be denied entry. You’re required to wear a mask when in public spaces. Follow the advice of the local authorities. Follow the Australian High Commission's website and social media for updates (see 'Local contacts').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Botswana due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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New Zealand

12 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

The Auckland and Northland regions and some parts of the Waikato region are at COVID-19 Alert Level 3. The remainder of New Zealand remains at Alert Level 2. From 1 November 2021, if you aren’t a New Zealand citizen, you’ll need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter the country. Quarantine free travel between New Zealand and Australia remains paused. You'll need to enter Managed Isolation (MIQ) on entry to New Zealand (see 'Travel'). Limited flights are operating between New Zealand and Australia. Contact your airline or travel agent for flight availability. You must wear a face covering when out in public and keep a record of where you've been (see 'Travel').

We continue to advise:

Exercise a high degree of caution in New Zealand.

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Afghanistan

12 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

The US Government has issued a security alert advising citizens to avoid travelling to the Serena Hotel and the surrounding vicinity because of security threats at the Serena Hotel. If you’re at or near the Serena Hotel you should leave immediately.

Travel throughout Afghanistan is extremely dangerous. Violent incidents could occur across the country. Some land borders are closed to travellers seeking to cross from Afghanistan and some border crossing points that are open are at risk of terrorist attack. Border crossing points may be closed by authorities without notice, especially when crowds gather or where there are concerns of an increased risk of attack. Take all extra precautions for your safety. Stay in a safe place. Make contingency plans to leave when it’s safe to do so.

Australians in Afghanistan need to carefully consider the risks should you attempt to leave by any route. The Australian Government can't offer advice on the safety of travelling to any alternative departure point. Any travel options you pursue are taken at your own risk. You’re responsible for your own safety and that of your family.

The situation in Afghanistan remains highly volatile. There continues to be an ongoing and very high threat of terrorist attack throughout Afghanistan, particularly around Kabul Hamid Karzai International Airport. The risk of further attack remains high. We advise against all travel to and around Afghanistan.

Our ability to provide consular assistance to Australians in Afghanistan is severely limited. Australian citizens, permanent residents and their immediate families should register with DFAT: https://covid19.dfat.gov.au. Keep your registration up to date to ensure we are aware of your current situation, including your interest in departing Afghanistan. Those who have registered will receive important updates on available consular services.

Australians in need of consular assistance should contact the Australian Government 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre on 1300 555 135 in Australia or +61 2 6261 3305 outside Australia.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Afghanistan due to:

  • the extremely dangerous security situation and the very high threat of terrorist attack
  • the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. 

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Singapore

12 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Entry requirements including transit, for Singapore will be based on your travel history in the last 14 days. The maximum Stay Home Notice (quarantine) period has also been reduced from 14 to 10 days. Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long Term Pass Holders travelling from Australia are required to quarantine for seven days. From 1 November, all Work Pass Holders, and their dependents, and all Student Pass Holders, must be fully vaccinated before arrival in Singapore. Short term visitors can apply to enter Singapore on an Air Travel Pass (ATP) or a Vaccinated Travel Pass (VTP) if you have been in certain countries/regions in the last 14 days before you arrive in Singapore. A full list of these countries/regions please can be found on the Safe Travel website (see Travel). You can't enter Singapore with an ATP or VTP if you’ve been in Australia in the 14 days prior to arrival.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Singapore due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Canada

11 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

From 30 October, travellers 12 years and older will need to qualify as a fully vaccinated traveller to depart from Canadian airports or travel on VIA Rail or Rocky Mountaineer trains. This will also apply to travellers on cruise ships when the season commences in 2022.

We continue to advise: Do not travel to Canada due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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French Polynesia

11 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

A curfew is currently in place across French Polynesia. Lockdowns and curfews can be enforced and extended at short notice. Specific measures apply to travel to and from French Polynesia according to where you have been or where you are going. Strict measures apply to inter-island travel (see 'Travel'). Follow the advice of local authorities.

We continue to advise: 

Do not travel to French Polynesia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. 

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Brazil

11 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Brazil is experiencing elevated numbers of COVID-19. Follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. If in need of consular assistance contact +55 61 3226 3111. Register or update your details with DFAT if you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident seeking to return to Australia (see 'Travel').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Brazil due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Romania

08 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

There's an ongoing State of Alert in Romania. Entry restrictions and requirements depend on your country of departure (see 'Travel'). Romania accepts certificates issued by other EU member states under the EU Digital Vaccine Certificate Scheme. There are new measures in areas where the infection rate is high. Measures and restrictions can change at short notice. See 'Travel'.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Romania due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Sri Lanka

08 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

To travel to Sri Lanka, you must show a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test report in English when checking in. The test must be taken within 72 hours of your departure or you won't be able to board your flight. You'll no longer need to undergo COVID-19 (PCR) testing on arrival or quarantine if you are fully vaccinated.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Sri Lanka due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Kosovo

08 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Cafes and restaurants in Kosovo are open with restricted hours and capacity. A negative COVID-19 test, proof of vaccination or recovery from the illness is required for access to indoor public venues, such as shopping centres, cafes and restaurants. Restrictions on public events are in place. Follow the advice of local authorities and monitor local media.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Kosovo due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Norway

06 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Norway’s entry restrictions depend on the colour-code of COVID-19 risks in the country that you’re travelling from. These colour-codes change frequently. Only citizens and residents of EEA countries, UK, Switzerland or purple-listed countries may enter. You must register within 72 hours prior to arrival in Norway if coming from a country or area that is subject to quarantine, unless you have a valid EU COVID certificate. If you're arriving from areas that are subject to quarantine, you must take a test on arrival unless you've recovered from COVID-19 or are fully vaccinated. You must quarantine if you travel from high-risk countries. Exemptions apply. See 'Travel'.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Norway due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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India

06 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Facilitated commercial flights from India to Australia have resumed. You'll now need to undertake a rapid antigen test prior to boarding these flights, in addition to the PCR test already required before travel to Australia. COVID-19 infection rates remain high in some states. Lockdowns and curfews have been imposed in some states to curb transmission. Penalties may be imposed if you breach the restrictions. India's ban on international commercial flights remains in place. Monitor media and follow the advice of local authorities. Australians in need of emergency consular assistance should contact the Australian Government 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre on 1300 555 135 in Australia or +61 2 6261 3305 outside Australia.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to India due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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South Africa

05 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Avoid areas where protests are taking place. Don’t attempt to cross protester roadblocks. Strict lockdown measures due to COVID-19 apply across the country. Wear a face mask in public and follow the advice of local authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to South Africa due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Pakistan

05 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

The number of international flights to Pakistan has reduced significantly. COVID-19 testing and quarantine regulations have also changed for arriving passengers. Contact your airline or travel agent for the latest information.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Pakistan due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Mauritius

05 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

To travel to Mauritius, you must present proof that you have met various requirements on arrival. This includes evidence of a negative COVID-19 test and proof of health insurance covering COVID-19 treatment. If you’re vaccinated, you must also show proof of your vaccination. You'll be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival and on day five of your stay. If you’re unvaccinated, you must stay at an official quarantine hotel for 14 days. You must undertake a COVID-19 (PCR) test on arrival and on day 7 and 14 of your stay. Local services are operational with strict sanitary measures, vaccination requirements and capacity restrictions. COVID-19 measures apply for access to an educational institution or medical centre. You'll have to show proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Mauritius due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Morocco

05 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

COVID-19 safety measures are in place throughout Morocco. The Moroccan authorities have eased COVID-19 restrictions. A nationwide curfew from 11pm to 5am is in place and other restrictions apply. Public and private gatherings are now permitted. Inter-regional travel restrictions remain in place. These measures can change at short notice. Contact local authorities and your travel provider for confirmation on entry and/or exit requirements. See 'Travel'.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Morocco due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Namibia

05 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

You can travel between regions within Namibia and no permits are required. Namibia has restrictions in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. A curfew is in place. To enter Namibia, you'll need proof of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken within seven days before you arrive. If you don't follow COVID-19 regulations, you may be subject to legal process, including fines. Keep up to date with local advice.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Namibia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. 

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Lithuania

05 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Entry rules depend on the country you're travelling from. EU citizens can enter Lithuania if they have an EU Digital COVID-19 Certificate. Check with the Lithuanian Ministry of Health website to see if you can enter without a certificate. You may need to provide a negative COVID-19 test or evidence of being fully vaccinated with an approved vaccine (see ‘Travel’). Depending on where you're travelling from, you may also need to self-isolate. You must register with the National Health Centre prior to arrival.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Lithuania due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Portugal

05 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Community transmission of COVID-19 continues in Portugal. Portugal has lifted many COVID-19 restrictions as vaccination targets are met. Follow the advice of local authorities. All travellers aged 12 and over must have a negative COVID-19 test or a recognised vaccination certificate, such as the EU Digital Certificate before boarding a flight to Portugal. Individuals aged 12 years and over must show a valid COVID-19 test or recognised vaccination certificate to enter certain venues. Australian vaccination certificates may be accepted for entry into Portugal and into certain public venues (see 'Travel'). Various travel restrictions continue to apply for certain countries.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Portugal due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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United Kingdom

04 Oct 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Requirements for arriving in the UK depend on where you've been, including transits, in the ten days before you arrive. The UK has a new international travel system which sets out entry requirements. The list of 'red' and 'rest of the world' countries can change. Simplified rules are in place for people recognised as fully vaccinated. You need to review the rules before travel. Penalties may apply if you don't follow measures.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to the United Kingdom due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Guatemala

01 Oct 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Emergency declarations are in place in response to COVID-19. Expect movement restrictions (including curfews), strict enforcement of mask wearing, restrictions on social gatherings and other sanitary measures in public spaces during this time. If you don't comply, you could be fined or arrested.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Guatemala due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Dominican Republic

01 Oct 2021 22:00:00 AEST

To enter or depart the Dominican Republic you must complete an online electronic ticket and show the QR code generated from the ticket at the airport (see Travel). A curfew remains in place across the country. Curfew times vary depending on your location. Further movement restrictions may be implemented at short notice. You could be fined if you don't wear a face mask at all times in public places or at work.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to the Dominican Republic due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Ireland

01 Oct 2021 22:00:00 AEST

You can travel to Ireland if you're within the EU and Schengen Area or if you have proof of vaccination or recovery. The EU is coordinating an ‘emergency brake’ mechanism to protect citizens against COVID-19 variants of concern. This applies if you're arriving in Ireland from outside the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and Great Britain. Travel-related testing and self-isolation/quarantine is dependent on the country you're arriving from. Exemptions apply, including if you’re fully vaccinated. See ‘Travel’. Ireland accepts certificates issued by other EU member states under the EU Digital Certificate Scheme.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Ireland due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Chile

01 Oct 2021 22:00:00 AEST

From 1 October, Chile’s State of Emergency will end. The nationwide curfew and lockdowns will end. Restrictions on masks, social gatherings and border restrictions will continue. If you're a non-resident foreign national you can enter Chile if you hold a valid Chilean Mobility Pass and a Special Entry Permit (Salvoconducto) or you're an ‘exception’ (see 'Travel').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Chile due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Japan

01 Oct 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Japan’s state of emergency and strict non-emergency measures have been lifted. Restrictions are being eased in stages, depending on the prefecture. Monitor media and be alert to the advice of local authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Japan due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Switzerland

01 Oct 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Switzerland has tightened COVID-19 restrictions. If you're 16 or older and haven't been vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19, you must provide a negative test result (PCR or antigen) on arrival in country and four to seven days after arrival. A COVID certificate is needed to access indoor spaces such as restaurants, bars and museums. You must complete an entry form prior to arrival in Switzerland unless you have an exemption.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Switzerland due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Panama

01 Oct 2021 22:00:00 AEST

To enter Panama, you must complete an electronic health affidavit and show the QR code generated. You must also present either a negative COVID-19 (PCR or Antigen) test taken 72 hours before travel or proof of full vaccination. Fully vaccinated travellers do not need to complete hotel quarantine on arrival. Unvaccinated travellers from some countries may need to complete quarantine at government approved hotels at their own expense.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Panama due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Costa Rica

01 Oct 2021 22:00:00 AEST

If you're not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with an approved vaccine, you'll need to provide proof of insurance with specific COVID-19 coverage to enter Costa Rica. You must wear a face mask when outside and maintain social distancing. You could be fined if you don't comply. Measures are changing constantly. Follow the instructions of local authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Costa Rica due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Honduras

01 Oct 2021 22:00:00 AEST

To enter Honduras, you must complete an online checklist and either present a hard copy negative COVID-19 (PCR or Antigen) test taken 72 hours before travel or proof of full vaccination. A curfew remains in place across the country and times vary depending on your location. Further movement restrictions may be implemented at short notice. If you're in a public place or at work, you must wear a face mask at all times or you could be fined.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Honduras due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Iraq

30 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Parliamentary elections are scheduled for 10 October. An increase in protests and violence is likely to occur post elections. Restrictions on travel may be put in place around the election period. Follow the advice of local authorities. The security situation throughout Iraq remains volatile. Due to the volatile security environment and the ongoing threat of kidnappings, we advise you to leave Iraq as soon as you are able to do so. If you're staying in Iraq, be alert and check media for updates on new threats.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Iraq, including the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, due to:

  • the volatile security situation and very high risk of violence, armed conflict, kidnapping and terrorist attack
  • the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Argentina

30 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Argentina has announced easing of restrictions related to COVID-19. Most of the changes, including a gradual reopening of the borders to non-resident foreigners arriving from neighbouring countries, start on 1 October. Further relaxation of border measures has been announced. Check with local authorities as not all Provinces will implement all the changes.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Argentina  due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Saudi Arabia

29 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Saudi Arabia has resumed tourist visas for vaccinated international travellers. You'll need proof of vaccination status. Travel to and from several destinations has been suspended. This is due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19 (see 'Travel'). Check with local authorities for the latest updates.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Saudi Arabia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Mali

29 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

The political and security situation could get worse suddenly. Avoid large gatherings, remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities. The Australian High Commission in Accra has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Mali. The Canadian Embassy can provide emergency consular assistance to Australians in need (see 'Local contacts'). If you're in Mali, you should consider leaving by commercial means if it's safe to do so.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Mali due to:

  • the national state of emergency, and the high risk of terrorism and kidnapping. This includes the capital, Bamako
  • the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Tunisia

28 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

To enter Tunisia, you must present evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test (with a QR Code), taken less than 72 hours before travel. If you're not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you must undertake 10 days quarantine in a government approved hotel at your own cost. Vaccinated travellers need to provide proof of vaccination. If you show any COVID-19 symptoms, you should self-isolate and take a PCR test.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Tunisia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Colombia

28 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Large scale violent protests may take place in Colombia. You should avoid demonstrations and monitor local media for updates. Some cities may implement movement restrictions (see ‘Travel’). All foreign citizens can enter Colombia. Colombia no longer requires travellers to show a negative COVID-19 PCR test result to enter the country. There is no compulsory quarantine on arrival in Colombia.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Colombia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Seychelles

23 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Before arriving in the Seychelles, you must apply for a Health Travel Authorisation and provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result taken in the 72 hours before you travel. You must have valid health insurance to cover for COVID-19 related costs. If you’re coming from Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Nepal or Pakistan you’ll have entry restrictions and quarantine requirements on arrival. The Seychelles have implemented a nationwide curfew from 11pm to 4am which includes restrictions on movement and gatherings.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Seychelles due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Solomon Islands

23 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

The Solomon Islands has suspended all incoming passenger services from Australia, effective immediately. Flights from Honiara to Brisbane continue to depart every Friday. Follow the Australian High Commission's social media accounts for further updates (see 'Travel'). There's been an increase in seismic activity on Savo Island. Check the latest advice from local authorities before travelling to the island (see 'Safety').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Solomon Islands due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Sudan

22 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

There have been reports of an attempted coup in Khartoum, Sudan. Remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities (see ‘Safety’).

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Sudan due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Lesotho

22 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Lesotho has COVID-19 restrictions in place. If you travel to Lesotho, you must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken within 72 hours of your arrival (see 'Travel'). There's a curfew in place.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Lesotho due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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United Arab Emirates

22 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

You don't need to quarantine in Abu Dhabi if you're vaccinated for COVID-19. You must verify your vaccination certificate before travelling (see 'Travel'). You'll still need to present a printed negative COVID-19 (PCR) test within 48 hours of departure for Abu Dhabi. You'll also be subject to COVID-19 testing on arrival. Check the latest information for travel to, from or connecting through Abu Dhabi and Dubai (see 'Travel'). Contact your for airline for updates on entry or exit requirements as these may change at short notice. Delays and disruptions are likely.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to the United Arab Emirates due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Peru

21 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

To enter Peru, you'll need to present evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test issued within 72 hours of your flight’s departure. Monitor local authorities for further updates.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Peru due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

 

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Fiji

21 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Nightly curfews continue to be enforced throughout Fiji. Domestic flights and ferries departing and arriving Viti Levu remain suspended. If you're travelling to Fiji and you hold a work or residency permit, you’ll need to seek approval to re-enter (see 'Travel'). You'll also need to provide the results of a COVID-19 (PCR) test taken within 72 hours before you depart for Fiji, and quarantine for 14 days at your own cost.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Fiji due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Spain

20 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

On 19 September a volcanic eruption occurred on the island of La Palma, in the Canary Islands. If you're on La Palma, follow the instructions of the local authorities. Due to the eruption, you should reconsider your need to travel to the Canary Islands. COVID-19 safety measures are in place throughout Spain and vary between regions. You must complete an online Health Control form 48 hours prior to air and sea travel to Spain. If you’re travelling from a country designated as ‘at risk’, you must present a COVID-19 vaccination certificate, a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 48 hours before travel or a COVID-19 recovery certificate (see 'Travel').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Spain due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Uganda

17 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

You'll have to undergo a PCR test on arrival at your own expense, regardless of vaccination status or country of origin. If you're departing from Entebbe, you'll have to show a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate, issued within 72 hours of travel. A curfew remains in place from 7pm to 5.30am (see 'Travel'). Expect local authorities to quarantine you at an isolation centre if you show symptoms of COVID-19.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Uganda due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Kenya

17 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Laikipia County has been declared a ‘dangerous and disturbed’ area by the Kenyan Government following attacks by armed bandits. The government has launched a security operation. A curfew is in place from 6pm to 6am for Laikipia Nature Conservancy and its neighbourhood. Significant security operations are ongoing in the region, particularly in the Ol Moran area. We recommend against non-essential travel to the county until the situation stabilises. A nationwide curfew and other COVID-19 restrictions remain in place. All public and political gatherings are banned. Adhere to restrictions and follow the advice of authorities. Monitor the media for latest developments on COVID-19.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Kenya due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Montenegro

14 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

You'll need proof of vaccination, a negative COVID-19 test result or proof of recent recovery from COVID-19 to enter Montenegro. Entry to indoor venues is only possible with a negative PCR test result, proof of vaccination or proof of recent recovery from COVID-19. Restrictions may change at short notice. If you're staying in Montenegro, follow the advice of local authorities. See 'Travel'.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Montenegro due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Denmark

13 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Denmark’s entry restrictions depend on whether you're travelling from a green, yellow, orange or red listed country and change frequently. You may be exempt from some entry requirements if you carry proof of a negative COVID-19 test result, previous COVID-19 infection or full vaccination. Denmark is accepting certificates issued by other EU member states under the EU Digital Certificate Scheme. See 'Travel'.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Denmark due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Bulgaria

10 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Bulgarian authorities have implemented a new system of classification for travellers arriving based on green, orange and red zones. Entry restrictions and other requirements apply. See 'Travel'.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Bulgaria due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Zimbabwe

10 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

COVID-19 restrictions are in place and are subject to change. A curfew is in place. Gatherings are limited. Face masks remain mandatory in public. To enter or exit Zimbabwe, you must have a negative PCR test. This must be from an approved laboratory through the Trusted Travel platform. Quarantine measures apply on arrival. See 'Travel'. Arrangements remain fluid. You should contact your nearest Zimbabwean embassy and airline to confirm requirements.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Zimbabwe due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Rwanda

09 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Updated COVID-19 restrictions were issued in Rwanda on 1 September. The changes included modified curfew measures in Kigali and elsewhere, and eased conditions under which offices, meetings, restaurants and other venues can continue to operate. Face masks must be worn at all times. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Ongoing changes to restrictions are anticipated. Follow the advice of local authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Rwanda due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Myanmar

08 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

We advise do not travel (level 4 of 4) to Myanmar due to ongoing civil unrest and armed conflict. There has been a significant increase in the level of violence with many deaths, injuries and arrests. Explosions and attacks are occurring in Yangon and other parts of the country, and have included police stations, ward administration offices township electricity offices, civilian facilities and shops. Police and military vehicles, and security and administrative personnel have been targeted. Maintain heightened security awareness, including for reactions to calls for popular revolt against the military. Avoid facilities and vehicles linked to security forces and military administration, and move away from anything of concern. Avoid all protests and areas of known and possible unrest. Avoid townships under martial law. A curfew is in place. Protocols are in place for Embassy staff movements in Yangon. There have been widespread detentions, including of foreigners. Australians may be at risk of arbitrary detention. If it's safe to do so, leave Myanmar by commercial means on one of the limited international flights departing Yangon. Contact airlines directly. All bookings for departures from Myanmar must be made at least 10 days in advance of the intended departure and be shared with Myanmar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. COVID-19 infection rates remain high across Myanmar. Stay-at-home orders have been imposed across Myanmar, including townships in Yangon. Transit through Singapore from Myanmar is currently suspended. You'll need a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test to transit Malaysia. If you're remaining in Myanmar, you should shelter-in-place.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Myanmar due to:

  • ongoing civil unrest and armed conflict
  • the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Albania

07 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

A nationwide curfew is in place between 11pm and 6am. During curfew, you can only leave home for essential work and emergency purposes. If you need to leave home during curfew you'll need to seek permission from the police. Face coverings must be worn at all times in indoor public places. Follow the advice of local authorities and adhere to social distancing protocols.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Albania due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Philippines

07 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Reduced quarantine requirements may apply if you're vaccinated and coming from a ‘green’ listed country (see 'Travel'). A range of COVID-19 measures are in place throughout the country. These can change regularly. Follow the Philippines Department of Tourism for the latest advice.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to the Philippines due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Turkey

07 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Turkish citizens and residents must have proof of either COVID-19 vaccination, recent COVID-19 recovery (linked to the HES code) or a negative PCR test (within 48 hours) for inter-city public transport. These requirements do not apply for foreign tourists. Most businesses have resumed normal operating hours. Some requirements for entering Turkey have changed and depend on where you've been in the 14 days prior to your arrival (see 'Travel').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Turkey due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Guinea

07 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

There's heightened political unrest in Guinea, with the potential for the situation to deteriorate without warning. You should remain vigilant, monitor local media, and avoid movement (see 'Safety'). Land borders are closed and some flights have been cancelled. Contact your airline for more information. The Australian High Commission in Accra has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Guinea. Register your details with DFAT if you're seeking to return to Australia: https://covid19.dfat.gov.au.

We continue to advise: 

Do not travel to Guinea due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Madagascar

07 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

There's a nationwide health State of Emergency in Madagascar. International travel to Madagascar is suspended but domestic flights are operating. Wear a face mask in public and follow social distancing rules. All regions are open but restrictions remain, including for gatherings.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Madagascar due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Azerbaijan

03 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Foreign citizens and residents of a limited number of countries, not including Australia, are now allowed to enter Azerbaijan under specific conditions. Only Australian citizens with legal residency in Azerbaijan or a listed country are permitted to enter. There are currently no restrictions on travel within Azerbaijan. Most businesses and services are open including restaurants, cafes, and shopping malls but may require a ‘COVID-19 Passport’ for entry. See ‘Travel’ for details.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Azerbaijan due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

 

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Angola

03 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Angola is under a ‘state of public calamity’ until further notice. Most shops and services are now allowed to operate with some restrictions.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Angola due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Mongolia

02 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

COVID-19 restrictions are in place for some activities and businesses. The restrictions may change without notice. Limited commercial international and charter flights operate. Most domestic flights remain suspended. On arrival in Mongolia, you must present a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result taken within 72 hours. You must also self-isolate for up to 14 days. Movement restrictions between Ulaanbaatar and some provinces are in place. You'll need an exemptions to visit some regions. Current restrictions are in place until 31 December. Follow the advice of local authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Mongolia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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North Macedonia

02 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

You need to provide proof of full vaccination, recovery from COVID-19 or a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test to enter and exit North Macedonia (see 'Travel'). You need a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or certificate of recovery to enter many venues in North Macedonia. You must wear a mask in public transport and other indoor areas. Failure to comply may result in a fine.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to North Macedonia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

 

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Uzbekistan

01 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

You must provide a certificate with a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result taken with 72 hours before arrival. You may also be required to take an additional COVID-19 (PCR) test after seven days from your arrival. Airports are open but international flights are very limited. The land border with Afghanistan is closed until further notice.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Uzbekistan due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

 

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Vanuatu

01 Sep 2021 22:00:00 AEST

COVID-19 remains a risk in Vanuatu. Expect extra health screening measures and mandatory quarantine from 12 September. Dengue remains a risk in Vanuatu. Medical evacuations may be difficult or delayed.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Vanuatu due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. 

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Oman

31 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

From 1 September, you can travel to Oman if you're an Omani citizen, foreign national who is a resident or a visa holder. This includes those eligible for a visa on arrival. You must present a COVID-19 vaccination certificate stating that you have received the full course of an approved vaccine. You must also present a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result. Both certificates must have QR codes. You'll need valid health insurance covering COVID-19.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Oman due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Greece

31 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Greece has COVID-19 restrictions in place. Restrictions on movement within Greece can change without warning. Masks and social distancing are mandatory in all indoor spaces such as shops and airports. Masks should also be worn outdoors if you're in close contact with others. Monitor the local media for latest information and follow the instructions of local authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Greece due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Italy

27 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

From 1 September you'll need a green pass to access some forms of transport, including planes and intercity and high-speed trains (see Travel)

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Italy due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

 

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Ethiopia

26 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Violence has continued to escalate and conflict has spread in the northern regions of Ethiopia. The level of advice for the Regional State of Tigray and surrounding areas remains 'do not travel' (level 4 of 4) due to ongoing armed clashes and deadly violence. Commercial flights are suspended, land borders are closed and communications networks are disrupted. If you’re staying in Tigray, shelter in place, monitor the media and follow instructions issued by the authorities. The Government of Ethiopia has temporarily ceased issuing visas on arrival and e-visas. You'll need a combination of evidence of vaccination against COVID-19, recovery from the illness or an electronic COVID-19 test certificate to enter, depart or transit through Ethiopia (see 'Travel').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Ethiopia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Vietnam

25 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Vietnam continues to experience local transmission of COVID-19. Nationwide social distancing measures have been implemented in response. Measures vary between provinces and change at short notice. The measures may impact your ability to travel and access essential services. Follow the advice of local authorities. Police and armed forces, in some locations, are enforcing these measures. You could be fined or detained for breaching these rules. Monitor the Australian Embassy's social media for major updates. Entry into Vietnam requires approval through Vietnamese authorities. Quarantine requirements may vary depending on vaccination status.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Vietnam due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Cook Islands

25 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Inbound passenger arrivals to the Cook Islands have been suspended.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Cook Islands due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Israel and the Palestinian Territories

25 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

You can't enter Israel unless you're a citizen or resident or you meet exception requirements for entry. If you're permitted entry, you must show evidence that you can self-quarantine or stay in a designated facility. Measures are in place to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the Palestinian Territories. Measures include restrictions at tourist and religious sites. Gaza’s entry and exit points with Egypt may close without notice.

We continue advise:

Do not travel to Israel and the Palestinian Territories due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. 

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Brunei Darussalam

24 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Community cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Brunei. Follow the advice of local authorities. Familiarise yourself with local regulations and restrictions. Brunei long-term residents or citizens must be vaccinated against COVID-19 to leave the country. Transit and entry restrictions are in place for visitors until further notice.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Brunei due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Bangladesh

23 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Flight options to Australia are extremely limited due to restrictions by third countries on the entry/transit of passengers from Bangladesh. To enter Bangladesh you must present a negative COVID-19 certificate on arrival (regardless of vaccination status) with the test taken within 72 hours of arrival. You'll also need to undergo 14 days of mandatory isolation in a private residence or hotel.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Bangladesh due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. 

 

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Bosnia and Herzegovina

20 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

The consulate in Sarajevo is open. Restrictions are in place for entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina. These may change at short notice. COVID-19 measures vary from region to region. If you remain in Bosnia and Herzegovina, follow the advice of local authorities and local media for the latest information.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Slovenia

20 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Restrictions are in place for entry into Slovenia. These may change at short notice (see 'Travel').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Slovenia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Tonga

20 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Only Tongan citizens and permanent residents can enter Tonga at this time. Most international flights have been cancelled, and options to leave are extremely limited. A state of emergency is in force and activities are restricted to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Tonga due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Ukraine

20 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

You can enter Ukraine if you can provide proof confirming you've had one or more doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. Self-isolation is now required for foreigners who don’t meet COVID-19 entry requirements. See the 'Visit Ukraine' website for information on entry requirements.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Ukraine due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Austria

20 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Borders remain open, but local regulations and entry restrictions can change at short notice. Keep in contact with your travel provider for the latest information. Follow the advice of local authorities. Austria is accepting certificates issued by other EU member states under the EU Digital Certificate Scheme.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Austria due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Slovakia

20 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Restrictions are in place for entry into Slovakia. These may change at short notice (see 'Travel').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Slovakia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Georgia

20 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Most COVID-19 related restrictions have been lifted. Shopping centres, museums and gyms are open. Entertainment and sports events are banned. Restaurants and bars are open, but restaurants, including those in hotels, can only serve customers until 11pm. It's mandatory to wear masks in public places indoors, and when more than five people are gathered outdoors, including at bus stops. Entry is unrestricted for travellers who have documented proof of having received a full course of COVID-19 vaccination (see 'Travel').

We continue to advise: 

Do not travel to Georgia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

 

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Hungary

20 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Restrictions are in place for entry into Hungary. These may change at short notice (see 'Travel').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Hungary due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. 

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Timor-Leste

19 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

COVID-19 remains a serious health risk, with a high number of infections and the Delta variant detected in Timor-Leste. A State of Emergency is in place and isolation zones apply in several municipalities, including Dili. Some exemptions apply. Mandatory random COVID-19 testing may be required. Entry restrictions apply to all travellers (air, land and sea) and can change with little notice. You must provide a negative COVID-19 test on arrival. You'll be subject to mandatory quarantine at a location determined by authorities, likely at your own expense, and additional testing. You may be asked to provide details on your vaccination status.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Timor-Leste due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Hong Kong

18 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Australia is now listed as a ‘medium risk place’. You can't travel to Hong Kong unless you've been vaccinated or are a resident. Entry conditions apply (see 'Travel').

Dual citizenship is no longer recognised in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region following the application of the Nationality Law of the People’s Republic of China (see ‘Local laws’). As previously advised, Hong Kong's National Security Law could be interpreted broadly and you could break the law without intending to. If you’re concerned about the new law, reconsider your need to remain in Hong Kong (see 'Local laws').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Hong Kong due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Taiwan

18 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Foreign nationals without a residency permit can't travel to Taiwan at the moment. Exceptions will be considered only on emergency or humanitarian grounds. International airport transits are not permitted. Quarantine measures have been tightened and you'll be tested for COVID-19 many times. If you've visited a "high risk country" in the last 14 days, you must quarantine in group quarantine facilities, paid for by Taiwan. If you've travelled from other countries, you can quarantine in a quarantine hotel or a group quarantine facility at your own expense. Wear a face mask at all times in public. Avoid unnecessary movement, activities, or gatherings. Follow the advice of local health authorities and check for updates.

We continue to advise: 

Do not travel to Taiwan due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Belize

16 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Belize’s borders are open to foreign visitors, except those who have travelled from or transited India or Bangladesh. You must present a negative COVID-19 test on arrival. You must also stay at a designated ‘Gold Standard’ hotel. These requirements apply even if you've been vaccinated. Children under the age of five years don't need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Belize due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Haiti

15 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

On 14 August 2021, an earthquake of magnitude 7.1 occurred near Saint-Louis-du-Sud, Haiti. There is infrastructure damage and hundreds of deaths. Aftershocks could occur and essential services may be disrupted. If you are in the affected area, follow the instructions of local authorities and monitor local media for updates on the situation. If you are in need of consular assistance, please contact +61 2 6261 3305 for 24/7 support.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Haiti due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Malta

13 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

To travel to Malta, you must provide a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test, taken within 72 hours before arrival. You'll also need to quarantine for 14 days at your own expense. You can avoid these requirements if you hold a recognised COVID-19 vaccine certificate. ​​​​​​​The Australian COVID-19 certificate, available via Medicare, is accepted.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Malta due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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France

12 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

France has introduced a traffic light-based border control system. Entry and departure from France remain restricted depending on the country and your COVID-19 vaccination status. Unvaccinated travellers are subject to more stringent measures. A Health Pass (Pass Sanitaire), showing proof of vaccination status, serology or a negative PCR-test, is required for people aged 18 years or older to access certain venues, including restaurants, cafes, museums, cinemas, shopping centres and medical institutions (see 'Travel'). If you were vaccinated outside the EU, including in Australia, the French Government has provided advice on how to apply for a Health Pass (see ‘Health’). Contact your closest embassy or consulate of France and monitor the French Government's COVID-19 pages for the latest update.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to France due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Mozambique

11 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Terrorists remain active in Cabo Delgado and attacks on towns in the region are possible. Terrorists are likely to target areas frequented by foreigners or where foreign companies operate and where expatriate staff reside. Australians in Cabo Delgado should leave the area if it is safe to do so. If you decide to remain in the area, maintain heightened security awareness, monitor local media and follow the advice of local authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Mozambique due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Somalia

05 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

There’s an ongoing high threat of terrorism, with attacks expected to continue. Don't travel to Somalia. If you're in the country, leave as soon as possible. If you decide to stay, get professional security advice. The electoral process has begun in the lead up to the Presidential election on 10 October 2021. A spike in violence is likely to correspond, including possible attempts to disrupt the elections.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Somalia due to:

  • the high risk of terrorist attack, kidnapping, armed conflict and violent crime
  • the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Estonia

04 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Entry restrictions to Estonia may change at short notice. This includes requirements for PCR testing, self-isolation and evidence of COVID-19 vaccination. If you're arriving in Estonia by air, you must complete a traveller's questionnaire before arrival. For more information travellers should visit the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website (see ‘Travel’).

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Estonia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Thailand

04 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Thailand continues to experience local transmission of COVID-19. Wear a mask, practice social distancing and follow government restrictions. Foreigners can only enter Thailand under exceptional circumstances (see 'Travel'). Protests have occurred in Bangkok and other areas of Thailand. Monitor local news and avoid public gatherings (see 'Safety'). There are limited flights out of Thailand. Follow the Australian Embassy social media accounts for regular updates on flight options for leaving Thailand (see 'Local contacts' for links).

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Thailand due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

 

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Czech Republic

04 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

You may be able to travel to the Czech Republic, depending on the country you're travelling from and provided you meet the latest requirements. EU citizens can enter the Czech Republic if they have an EU Digital COVID-19 Certificate. Health and travel restrictions change frequently. You must follow the latest measures put in place by the Czech Republic's Ministry of Interior. See 'Travel'.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Czech Republic due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Germany

03 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Entry requirements to Germany have changed. You can travel to Germany from within the EU and Schengen Area or from a country with a low rate of COVID-19. You must provide either a negative COVID-19 test, or proof of vaccination, or evidence of having recovered from COVID-19. If you've stayed in a COVID-19 risk area within 10 days prior to entering Germany, you must register online. See 'Travel'.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Germany due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Kuwait

02 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Visit visas remain suspended. If you have a valid residency visa you can now enter Kuwait. Strict entry conditions apply (see 'Travel'). Restrictions on public gatherings and commercial activity are in place.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Kuwait due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Finland

02 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

You can enter Finland without taking a COVID-19 test or having to self-isolate if you’ve been fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19. You can also enter Finland without restrictions if you’re coming from an EU or Schengen country or a country classified as 'low risk'. If you don’t fit into these categories, you can only travel to Finland for essential reasons and you'll be subject to testing and self-isolation restrictions.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Finland due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Belarus

02 Aug 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Flights in and out of Belarus are extremely limited. A number of countries have banned the overflight of their airspace by Belarusian airlines. Including all EU member states, the UK and Ukraine. Travel to or from Belarus is only possible through an indirect air route via a country that has not imposed a ban. Belarus has eased some of the entry requirements for foreigners, including for entry through land borders. Travel restrictions due to COVID-19 remain in place (see 'Travel').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Belarus due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Ecuador

30 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

All land borders with Colombia and Peru, as well as ports, remain closed, although Ecuadorean nationals and foreign residents may be allowed to enter Ecuador, via Rumichaca and Huaquillas northern and southern borders. To enter Ecuador, you'll need to either present a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result taken within three days of arrival, have an antigen test taken within three days of arrival or present an official vaccination card showing you've received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine (this measure is subject to constant review). You may also be tested for COVID-19 through an antigen test on arrival. If the result is positive, you'll need to quarantine.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Ecuador due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. 

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Mexico

30 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Mexico's land borders with the US, Guatemala and Belize are closed to non-essential traffic. You should depart Mexico by air. If you're driving or travelling by road in Mexico, take care to only travel during daylight hours and use toll roads (cuota). Allow enough time to get to your destination before dark. Comply with instructions at checkpoints.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Mexico due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Kazakhstan

30 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

You must present your COVID-19 risk rating from the 'Ashyq' mobile application to enter most public places in Kazakhstan. This includes the Nur-Sultan and Almaty international airports. Only travellers with blue and green Ashyq risk rating can enter the airports (see 'Travel').

We continue to advise :

Do not travel to Kazakhstan due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global trave.

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Belgium

30 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

You can travel to Belgium if you’re in the EU and Schengen Area or if you’re in a country listed as ‘green’ or 'orange'. Otherwise, you can only travel to Belgium if you’ve been vaccinated with an EU-approved vaccine, if you’re travelling for an essential purpose or if you're a citizen or resident of an EU/Schengen Area country. Belgium will accept certificates issued under the EU Digital Certificate Scheme. Travel to, or transit via, Belgium from a number of ‘very high risk’ countries is prohibited. Testing and self-isolation requirements may apply. See 'Travel'.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Belgium due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Russia

29 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Entry into Russia, including through land borders, is restricted for most foreign travellers. Residents, close family members of Russian citizens, members of diplomatic missions, essential workers and some other categories of travellers may be allowed to enter. (See 'Travel'.)

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Russia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Kyrgyz Republic

29 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Kyrgyz Republic has reintroduced some COVID-19 restrictions. A negative COVID-19 (PCR) test is required to taken within 72 hours before your arrival. You may be required to take another PCR test upon arrival. Proof of vaccination with some vaccines may also assist entry into Kyrgyz Republic (see 'Travel'). Further restrictions could be reintroduced at short notice. Contact your airline or nearest embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to confirm visa and entry requirements.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to the Kyrgyz Republic due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Croatia

29 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Entry into Croatia is restricted due to COVID-19. You can enter for tourism or compelling personal reasons. Proof is required. A negative test is required if you're coming from a country on the red or dark red list of the European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention. You must have a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken in the 72 hours before arrival or a negative rapid antigen test taken in the 48 hours before arrival. Other entry requirements are in place if you're coming from within the EU or Schengen Area. See 'Travel'.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Croatia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Tajikistan

29 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Commercial flights to and from Tajikistan remain very limited. Land border crossings are closed to travellers. All international travellers arriving in Tajikistan must provide confirmation of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result, issued within 72 hours of arrival. The test must be a COVID-19 (PCR) swab test. Other test results including antibody tests are not accepted. Face masks are mandatory in public. Contact your airline or your nearest embassy or consulate of Tajikistan to confirm entry requirements.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Tajikistan due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

 

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Turkmenistan

29 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

All international passenger flights to and from Turkmenistan remain suspended, road borders are closed and passenger ferries are cancelled. Only Turkmen citizens, diplomats, permanent residents and essential workers are allowed to enter. All international arrivals are required to take a COVID-19 (PCR) test and undertake 21-day quarantine in a state-run facility. It is compulsory to wear a face mask in public. Inter-regional travel is currently restricted (see 'Travel').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Turkmenistan due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Serbia

28 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Entry requirements to Serbia have changed. Serbia has expanded the list of recognised foreign vaccination certificates. All travellers from India, regardless of nationality, must quarantine for seven days on arrival. Some in-country COVID-19 restrictions have been loosened. Monitor media and follow the Australian Embassy Facebook page for updates. See 'Travel'.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Serbia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. 

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Poland

28 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

You can travel to Poland if you're travelling from within the EU and Schengen Area, or if you are travelling from a COVID-19 ‘low risk’ country. You may need to quarantine unless you meet one of the exemption conditions. If you're arriving by air, you'll need to complete a Passenger Locator Form before checking in (see ‘Travel’). Poland is accepting certificates issued by other EU member states under the EU Digital Certificate Scheme.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Poland due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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South Korea (Republic of Korea)

27 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, South Korea has four levels of Social Distancing. Follow local media as levels and restrictions can change frequently. You're required to wear a mask in indoor public places or on public transport. You're also required to wear a mask in outdoor areas if you are unable to maintain a 2 metre distance from others. Limited exemptions apply.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to South Korea due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Iceland

26 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Iceland's borders are only open to travellers from EU/EEA and Schengen states, as well as certain approved countries, including Australia. If you're travelling to Iceland you're required to fill out a pre-registration form prior to arrival. You must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test (PCR or antigen) taken no more than 72 hours before boarding an aircraft to Iceland, regardless of whether you're vaccinated. Iceland is accepting vaccination certificates issued by other EU member states under the EU Digital Certificate Scheme. You don't need to be tested on arrival if you're fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 infection. If you're not vaccinated or don't have proof that you have previously been infected with COVID-19, you must take two COVID-19 (PCR) tests, separated by five days quarantine until the results of the second test are known. Children born in 2005 or later are exempt from testing requirements prior to and upon arrival in Iceland. Transit passengers who don't leave the terminal facilities are exempt from testing and quarantine requirements.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Iceland due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Federated States of Micronesia

22 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Due to COVID-19, FSM has closed its border until further notice. This covers all arrivals by air and sea. Follow the social media accounts of the Australian Embassy in the FSM for updates (see 'Local Contacts').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to FSM due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Ghana

22 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Avoid protests and demonstrations as they can turn violent. You'll need to present a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result taken no more than three days before arrival. You'll be screened and tested at the airport. You'll need to pre-pay for the COVID-19 test online before travelling to Ghana (see 'Travel'). Follow the advice of local authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Ghana due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

 

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Guam

22 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

You'll have to enter mandatory quarantine for 10 days on arrival in Guam. If you're transiting Guam for more than 13 hours, you'll also need to go into mandatory quarantine for the duration of transit. You may apply for an exemption if you have proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours before arrival. If you're arriving in Guam from a location outside the USA, you'll also need a negative COVID-19 pre-departure test result. Check with your airline or travel agent for latest information.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Guam due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. 

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Eswatini

22 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Protests may occur in Eswatini and can turn violent. Avoid protests and stay up to date with local developments. A curfew is in place. To enter Eswatini, you need proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of your arrival.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Eswatini due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Trinidad and Tobago

19 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Trinidad and Tobago has reopened its borders to travellers fully vaccinated against COVID-19. You'll have to get a TTravel Pass from the Ministry of National Security before you travel. On arrival, you'll also need to show a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result taken within 72 hours before you arrive. Monitor advice from local authorities for entry requirements (see 'Travel'). A state of emergency and restrictions to limit the spread of COVID-19 remains in place, including a curfew.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Trinidad and Tobago due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Zambia

14 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

You’ll need proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken in the 72 hours before you arrive in Zambia, using an approved laboratory through the Trusted Travel platform. Quarantine arrangements may depend on your travel arrangements and may change at short notice. If you're travelling from a high risk country you'll be required to quarantine for 14 days (see 'Travel'). Contact your nearest Zambian Embassy or Consulate for details. If you're leaving Zambia, you'll need a medical certificate confirming you've had a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Zambia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Niger

14 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

The US Government has issued a security alert reminding citizens that extremist groups seek to target locations in Niamey frequented by Westerners. You’re advised to be aware of your surroundings and exercise caution when visiting venues such as banks, supermarkets, restaurants, and hotels. If you're in Niger, leave as soon as possible if it’s safe to do so. The Australian High Commission in Abuja has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Niger.

We continue to advise: 

Do not travel to Niger due to:

  • the high threat of kidnapping, terrorist attack, crime and the unpredictable security environment
  • the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Qatar

13 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Qatar has updated their travel policy. Entry is now permitted for family visitors, business travellers and tourists who are fully vaccinated or have recently recovered from COVID-19. You must pre-register at least 12 hours before travel and have a negative PCR test within 72 hours before arriving in Qatar. You may also have to do a COVID-19 test on arrival. Stay up to date with current restrictions and the travel policy (see 'Travel').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Qatar due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Jordan

13 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

If you're travelling to Jordan, you'll need to have COVID-19 (PCR) tests conducted at your country of departure within 72 hours of travel and on arrival in Jordan. You may be exempt from the PCR test on arrival if you're travelling from a designated country and are able to provide proof of having received a full course of a COVID-19 vaccine.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Jordan due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Egypt

09 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

If you arrive in Egypt from Australia, you'll need to provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate taken in the 96 hours before the departure of your direct flight to Egypt. If you're arriving from another country check entry requirements with your airline. Depending on where you arrive from, you may be required to undertake a rapid COVID-19 test at Cairo International Airport. Other measures may be introduced at short notice. Check with your airline and follow the advice of local authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Egypt due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

 

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Sierra Leone

06 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Commercial flights are now operating, but land and sea borders are still closed. You must have approval to enter Sierra Leone. This can be obtained online (see 'Travel'). A negative COVID-19 (PCR) test must also be presented, taken in the 7 days before departure. Additional COVID-19 testing is conducted on arrival. The Australian High Commission in Accra has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Sierra Leone.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Sierra Leone due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. 

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Bahrain

06 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Bahrain has further refined its COVID-19 measures, including by introducing a traffic light system. Flight options to Australia are unpredictable and may stop without notice.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Bahrain due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Samoa

02 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Samoa has closed its borders, except to returning citizens and residents, or where specific permission is granted. If you've had a positive COVID-19 PCR test in the last six months, you'll not be allowed to travel to Samoa unless you meet strict criteria. Commercial flights between Samoa and Australia have been suspended until further notice. Australians wishing to leave Samoa can contact the Australian High Commission at apia.admin@dfat.gov.au to receive information on current flight restrictions.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Samoa due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Nepal

02 Jul 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Nepal continues to impose localised lockdowns and restrictions to control the spread of COVID-19, including in Kathmandu. A limited number of international and domestic commercial flights are operating. Follow the advice of local authorities and monitor the Australian Embassy on Facebook (@australianembassynepal) and Twitter (@AusAmbNP) for regular updates.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Nepal due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Iran

25 Jun 2021 22:00:00 AEST

There's widespread community transmission of COVID-19 in Iran with medical facilities under serious pressure. There's a curfew from 10pm to 3am. Breach of the curfew will result in a fine. If despite our advice you travel to Iran, you'll need to provide a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test at the port of entry and exit of Iran. In addition, you'll be tested at the port of entry to Iran. If you're suspected of having the virus, you'll be quarantined at a government-managed facility at your own expense. Failure to wear a face covering in public could result in a fine. Medical evacuation is not likely to be possible. If you’re in Iran, we continue to recommend you leave while commercial options are available. There are limited flights into and out of Iran.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Iran due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. The security situation remains volatile and there's a high risk you could be arbitrarily detained or arrested.

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Burundi

25 Jun 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Land and sea borders in Burundi are mostly closed except for the movement of goods. There are limited commercial flights into and out of Bujumbura International Airport. You must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of boarding your flight when entering the country. On arrival, you must take a COVID-19 test and self-isolate at a hotel of your choice for 24 hours until you receive the test results. Those who test positive for COVID-19 will be transferred to treatment facilities at their own cost. Follow the advice of local authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Burundi due to:

  • the high levels of violence and the significant threat of terrorist attack
  • the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Malawi

21 Jun 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Entry to Malawi from land or air borders is restricted, exceptions apply (see 'Travel'). If you're eligible to enter, you must produce a negative COVID-19 test (PCR) taken in the 72 hours before you arrive. You'll be tested for COVID-19 at the airport on arrival and self-isolate as required. You must also complete ‘Travel Surveillance Forms’ for follow up by government health officials. The Australian Embassy in Harare continues to provide limited consular services. You can email the Embassy at consular.Harare@dfat.gov.au.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Malawi due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Eritrea

15 Jun 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Some international flights into and from Asmara have resumed but remain limited. Check with your airline. Local authorities have relaxed COVID-19 restrictions. There remains the possibility of curfews, travel restrictions or other measures being re-introduced at short notice. Regularly check the advice of local authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Eritrea due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Paraguay

04 Jun 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Paraguay is observing ‘smart quarantine'. Non-essential businesses have re-opened and small-scale gatherings are allowed, however a 12am-5am curfew on non-essential movements and activities is being enforced. Foreign travellers can enter Paraguay but will need proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR or other recognised RNA test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival, and health insurance. Regular commercial flights have resumed.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Paraguay due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Uruguay

02 Jun 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Uruguay has closed all its borders to all travellers, with some exceptions for freight workers and residents. Follow the Australian Embassy social media accounts for updates on flight options for returning to Australia.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Uruguay due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Moldova

02 Jun 2021 22:00:00 AEST

To enter Moldova, you'll need a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test performed in the 72 hours before arrival (See 'Travel'). A State of Emergency is no longer in effect, however public health measures remain in place. Masks must be worn in all public places, both indoors and outdoors. Follow the advice of local authorities. 

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Moldova due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

 

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Algeria

01 Jun 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Limited international flights from Algeria have resumed. Domestic flights are operational. On arrival in Algeria you must present evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result, taken in the 36 hours before departure. Further testing applies on arrival (see 'Travel'). Measures to stop the spread of COVID-19, including curfews, are in place in large cities and provinces. These may change at short notice.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Algeria due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Bolivia

01 Jun 2021 22:00:00 AEST

To enter Bolivia, you'll need to fill in an online statutory declaration, have proof of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken three days before your arrival and quarantine for 10 days on arrival. Observe social distancing and use face masks when in public. If you're in Bolivia and want to return to Australia, register your details with the Australian Embassy in Lima. Follow the Embassy on social media for updates on possible departure information (see 'Local contacts').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Bolivia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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United States of America

27 May 2021 22:00:00 AEST

If you’re flying to the USA you must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test within three days of your departure or proof that you have recovered from COVID-19 and complete an attestation (see 'Travel'). This applies to all passengers aged two years and older, U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents. COVID-19 remains a serious health risk. Various restrictions and public health measures are in place and vary by location. Monitor the Embassy website for further COVID-19 related information (see ‘Local Contacts’).

Protests and demonstrations have increased in frequency, size and intensity since May 2020. Avoid areas where protests and demonstrations are occurring due to the continuing potential for disorder and violence. Follow the instructions of local authorities and abide by any curfews and stay at home orders (see ‘Safety’). Monitor the media for information and updates.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to the United States of America, including Alaska, Puerto Rico and the Hawaiian Islands due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Marshall Islands

20 May 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Due to COVID-19, Marshall Islands has closed its borders until further notice. This covers all arrivals by air and cruise ship. Follow the Australian Embassy in the Marshall Islands social media accounts for regular updates (see 'Local contacts').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Marshall Islands.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo

18 May 2021 22:00:00 AEST

DRC has opened some of its international borders and resumed international flights from Kinshasa N’Djili International Airport and domestic flights from most airports. COVID-19 testing and quarantine requirements apply on arrival and prior to departure from the DRC. Contact your airline directly for the latest update and register with the Canadian Embassy in Kinshasa for advice on departure options.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Maldives

14 May 2021 22:00:00 AEST

You must present a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test report in English when checking in for your flight to the Maldives. The test must be conducted within 96 hours of your departure or you'll be unable to board your flight. Use of masks is mandatory while travelling by air, sea and in enclosed public places. Monitor media and follow the advice of local authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to the Maldives due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

 

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Nigeria

12 May 2021 22:00:00 AEST

The Nigerian Government has reintroduced a range of COVID-19 related restrictions, including closing event locations, bars and nightclubs, with restaurants to provide eat-in service at 50% capacity only. The 12am to 4am curfew is strictly enforced. Nigeria has banned entry to non-Nigerian passport holders who have travelled to Brazil, India or Turkey in the preceding 14 days. The potential for terrorism and civil unrest continues throughout Nigeria, including major cities like Lagos, Kano and Abuja.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Nigeria due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Cyprus

12 May 2021 22:00:00 AEST

There has been a gradual lift of movement and gathering restrictions for people in Cyprus in possession of a 'SafePass'. A curfew remains in place between 11pm and 5am. Additional restrictions on movement and gatherings continue to apply. See 'Travel'.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Cyprus due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Tanzania

07 May 2021 22:00:00 AEST

If you're travelling to Tanzania, you must have a negative COVID-19 (RT-PCR) test result taken in the 72 hours before your arrival, complete the Ministry of Health's online surveillance form in the 24 hours before arrival and take a rapid test on arrival. Depending on your origin or transit countries you may also be required to undertake 14 days quarantine at your own cost. Confirm COVID-19 requirements with local authorities and your airline(s) ahead of travel. Our global travel advice remains do not travel due to the risk of COVID-19 and travel disruptions. Follow the advice of local authorities and COVID-19 infection prevention and control measures.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Tanzania due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Cameroon

07 May 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Various COVID-19 restrictions on movements and gatherings are in place, including wearing a face mask in public. Follow the advice of local authorities on COVID-19 related restrictions. Reduced international commercial flights are available.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Cameroon due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)

06 May 2021 22:00:00 AEST

North Korea’s borders remain closed due to COVID-19. Tours to North Korea are suspended until further notice.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to North Korea due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Chad

05 May 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Hassan Djamous International Airport and land borders have reopened. The security situation following the death of President Idriss Déby remains volatile with a heightened risk of violent conflict and civil unrest in all parts of the country. If you're in Chad, you should remain vigilant, activate your emergency arrangements and consider leaving by commercial means if it's safe to do so. Avoid all large gatherings, protests and demonstrations. Closely monitor local media.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Chad due to:

  • the significant risk of terrorist attack
  • the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

 

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Syria

04 May 2021 22:00:00 AEST

If you're in Syria, you can now enter Lebanon if you have a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result and a valid plane ticket to travel via Beirut airport. These entry and exit measures may change without notice, contact relevant Lebanese authorities and your airline directly before making your travel plans. If despite our advice, you're entering Syria, a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result is required and you're required to home isolate for five days. The security situation remains extremely volatile. If you're in Syria, consider leaving now through commercial means.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Syria due to:

  • the extremely dangerous security situation, armed conflict is ongoing and air strikes, kidnappings and terrorist attacks are common
  • the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Venezuela

30 Apr 2021 22:00:00 AEST

COVID-19 is present in Venezuela. Measures are in place to limit the spread of the virus, including community-wide quarantines. Road travel between Venezuelan states is banned, with roadblocks in place and limited internal flights. Many international flight routes have been suspended. Commercial flights to and from Venezuela remain very limited. Australia doesn't have an embassy or consulate in Venezuela. Contact the Australian Embassy in Colombia for assistance.

We continue to advise:

Do not to travel to Venezuela due to:

  • the unstable political and economic situation, shortages of food, water, medicine and petrol, and high levels of violent crime
  • the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Jamaica

29 Apr 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Jamaica requires travellers aged 12 years or more to present a negative COVID-19 test taken within three days prior to the travel date (see Travel).

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Jamaica due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Libya

27 Apr 2021 22:00:00 AEST

If you're in Libya, leave as soon as possible if it is safe for you to do so. Regularly reassess your security arrangements and access to effective health services. Our capacity to provide consular assistance to Australians in Libya is limited. The Australian Government has no plans to evacuate you. There are limited commercial flights out of Libya (mainly to Tunis and Istanbul). Monitor the website and social media of airlines and airports for available flights. We can’t advise you on the safety of departure options. Follow the advice of local authorities, including on curfews and travel restrictions as a result of the conflict and COVID-19 pandemic. In certain areas, e.g. where fighting is taking place, the best course of action may be to stay where you are until it becomes safer to move on. You should contact the Embassy in Rome if you require consular assistance.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Libya due to:

  • ongoing fighting, unstable security, and the high threat of terrorist attack and kidnapping
  • the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Cambodia

27 Apr 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Lockdowns, movement restrictions and curfews have been imposed in various locations throughout Cambodia to slow the spread of COVID-19. Monitor local media and follow the advice of local authorities as lockdowns, curfews and other movement restrictions can change rapidly. COVID-19 entry restrictions and public health measures remain in place (See 'Travel').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Cambodia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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China

27 Apr 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Direct flights between China and Australia are limited. You may be permitted to enter China with a valid Chinese residence permit. If despite our advice you travel to China, you'll be required to provide negative COVID-19 test results prior to flying. There are multiple tests required within tight timeframes. Testing requirements may change at short notice. Australians who have been vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine produced in China and who meet other eligibility requirements should contact the nearest Chinese embassy/consulate to confirm visa eligibility and other travel requirements (see 'Travel'). You'll be requested to undertake at least 14 days mandatory quarantine at a designated hotel or facility on arrival followed by additional COVID-19 prevention measures and testing determined by local authorities at your entry point and final destination in China. Measures may include an additional period of home quarantine. If you’re already in China, and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means.

As previously advised, authorities have detained foreigners on grounds of 'endangering national security'. Australians may be at risk of arbitrary detention.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to China due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Bhutan

23 Apr 2021 22:00:00 AEST

Some COVID-19 protocols and restrictions are in place in Bhutan. You should maintain social distancing, wear a mask, maintain hand hygiene and follow the advice of local authorities. For emergency health services call 112.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Bhutan due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Yemen

16 Apr 2021 22:00:00 AEST

We've reviewed our travel advice for Yemen.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Yemen due to:

  • the very high threat of kidnapping and terrorist attack
  • the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Armenia

01 Apr 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

You can enter Armenia with a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result taken no more than three days before your arrival. If you arrive without a test result, you'll be required to take a test at the airport and isolate until the results are available. Social distancing measures remain in place and you must wear a mask at all times when in public places, including on public and private transport. The Armenian Government has abolished the state of emergency/martial law which was declared in 2020 following the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. We advise Australians not to travel within 5kms of Armenia's border with Azerbaijan due to the risk of armed conflict.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Armenia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Macau

31 Mar 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Non-Macau residents may enter Macau provided they hold a valid visa and have not travelled outside mainland China in the 21 days prior to their intended arrival in Macau. If you intend to travel to Macau, read the Smartraveller advice for China. All arrivals into Macau will need to provide a valid negative COVID-19 test (nucleic acid test) and may be required to undergo medical screening or medical observation at a designated venue. Restrictions may change at short notice. Additional entry restrictions and medical screenings may apply if you're travelling from designated high-risk areas. Contact your airline or travel provider for the latest update and follow the advice of local authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel  to Macau due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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South Sudan

29 Mar 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

COVID-19 is widespread in South Sudan. If you're travelling to South Sudan by air or road you'll need a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test dated within 96 hours of arrival. You must self-quarantine for 10 days on arrival. Travel restrictions may change at short notice.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to South Sudan, including Juba, due to:

  • instability and ongoing conflict
  • due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Laos

26 Mar 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Foreigners are currently not allowed to enter Laos, except in very limited circumstances. To enter, you'll need prior approval from the Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs and negative COVID-19 test conducted less than 72 hours before your travel. You'll also be required to quarantine for 14 days at a government designated venue at your own cost and obtain insurance to cover the cost of treatment during the quarantine period.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Laos due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Mauritania

19 Mar 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Restrictions are in place for travel to Mauritania, including a requirement to present a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result taken no more than five days before travel. You'll be required to self-isolate for 10 days after arrival. Limited flights into and from Mauritania are available. Contact your airline or travel provider for further information. A nationwide curfew is in place from midnight to 6am. Local authorities recommend that you avoid public gatherings, maintain social distancing and wear a mask.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Mauritania due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Gabon

10 Mar 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Gabon has partially reopened its borders, allowing a limited number of flights each week. It's mandatory to wear a face mask in public. There's a curfew in place from 6pm to 5am. Follow the advice of local authorities.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Gabon due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Senegal

09 Mar 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Protests and rioting are taking place in Dakar. Remain vigilant and avoid large gatherings and demonstrations (see 'Safety').

COVID-19 restrictions and public health measures remain in place in Senegal, including wearing face masks in public spaces. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Senegal.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Senegal due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

22 Feb 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

International commercial flights to Côte d’Ivoire have resumed. All land and sea borders remain closed to regular commercial passenger travel. You'll need to present a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than seven days before arrival or departure. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Côte d’Ivoire.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Côte d'Ivoire due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.  

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Burkina Faso

22 Feb 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

COVID-19 restrictions are in place. Limited international commercial flights to Burkina Faso have resumed. All land borders remain closed to regular commercial passenger travel. You'll need to present a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than five days before arrival. Pay attention to your personal safety. Follow the directions of local authorities. The Australian High Commission in Accra has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in West Africa.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Burkina Faso due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Liberia

22 Feb 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

International commercial flights to Liberia have resumed. All land borders remain closed. Ports have reopened. You must complete a Health Screening Arrival Form before you arrive. On arrival you'll be screened and tested for COVID-19, exemptions apply. Restrictions also apply if you're departing Liberia. (See ‘Travel’). If despite our advice, you are travelling to Liberia, you should contact your airline or travel agent for confirmation of flight schedules.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Liberia  due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Guyana

19 Feb 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

Airlines have restarted limited regular commercial flights to and from Guyana. You must present results of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken up to seven days before arrival. If your test is taken within 72 hours before arrival, you'll be allowed immediate entry into Guyana without restrictions. If your tests are taken four to seven days before arrival, you'll need to have a second test on arrival and self-isolate in a hotel or home until a negative result is obtained (see 'Travel').

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Guyana due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Central African Republic

25 Jan 2021 23:00:00 AEDT

A nationwide State of Emergency is in force. The Central African Republic's airspace is closed to foreign governments and NGOs. A nationwide curfew is in place from 6pm to 5am. COVID-19 is widespread in CAR. If you're travelling to CAR, despite our advice, you may be required to self-isolate for 14 days or obtain a COVID-19 test on arrival. Restrictions may change at short notice.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to the Central African Republic due to:

  • the dangerous security situation, activities of armed groups and high levels of serious crime
  • the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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The Bahamas

03 Dec 2020 23:00:00 AEDT

International flights are operating into and out of the Bahamas, but flight availability remains restricted. There are special requirements for entry to The Bahamas including applying for a health visa prior to arrival (see Travel).

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to the Bahamas due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Djibouti

18 Nov 2020 23:00:00 AEDT

Djibouti has implemented measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. If you're travelling to Djibouti you must have a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test within 72 hours before your departure and within 120 hours of your arrival. You'll also be required to undergo a saliva test on arrival. Face coverings must be worn where social distancing is not possible. Passenger train operations between Djibouti and Ethiopia are suspended.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Djibouti due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

 

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Benin

06 Oct 2020 23:00:00 AEDT

Visas to enter Benin are restricted. You're only allowed to enter or exit Benin if it is an 'extreme necessity’. You must register entry or exit information online in advance of travel. If you enter by air, you'll be tested for COVID-19 on arrival at your own expense. If you're sick, you may be quarantined in a government-designated hotel for 14 days at your own expense. You'll also undergo testing if you're leaving Benin. Face masks are mandatory in public in most cities and towns, including Cotonou. Non-essential public gatherings are suspended.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Benin due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Nicaragua

06 Oct 2020 23:00:00 AEDT

Commercial flights out of Nicaragua have resumed. Where flights do become available, book directly with the airline. If you plan to enter Nicaragua, you must present a negative COVID-19 test (PCR) taken within 72 hours of entry or 96 hours before entry if you're travelling from Asia, Africa, Australia or the Pacific region. If you're granted entry, you'll be monitored by phone by health officials for 14 days. You'll be denied entry if you have respiratory symptoms or a fever.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Nicaragua due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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El Salvador

01 Oct 2020 22:00:00 AEST

To enter El Salvador, you must present either a hard copy negative COVID-19 (PCR or Antigen) test taken 72 hours before travel or proof of full vaccination. If you're staying in El Salvador, follow the advice of local authorities and maintain social distancing. Be aware of movement restrictions. You must wear a face mask at all times in public spaces.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to El Salvador due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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The Gambia

23 Jul 2020 22:00:00 AEST

The Gambia has closed all air, sea and land borders. There are currently no commercial flights operating. There's a state of public emergency. Non-essential public gatherings are banned and venues including restaurants, cafes, bars, casinos, sports facilities are closed. Non-essential employees must stay at home. It is mandatory to wear face masks in public. Markets and shops are open with restricted hours.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to the Gambia due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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Australians overseas


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