Coming to Tasmania

Last Updated: 26 Feb 2021 9:21am

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Coming to Tasmania? Register your travel

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Latest travel alerts on areas and premises declared medium/high-risk.

Travellers to Tasmania, including returning residents, need to provide their contact and travel details before entering the state, to help manage the risk of COVID-19 at Tasmania’s borders.

Tasmania’s border entry conditions depend on where each traveller has spent time prior to their day of arrival.

Areas are assessed as either lowmedium or high-risk based on Public Health advice.

Current status

Australian Capital Territory

 

Low-risk

New South Wales

 

Low-risk

Northern Territory

 

Low-risk

Queensland

 

Low-risk

South Australia

 

Low-risk

Victoria

 

Low-risk

Western Australia

 

Low-risk

New Zealand (excluding the high-risk region)

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Low-risk

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Register through the Tas e-Travel system if you have only spent time in low-risk areas in the 14 days before arriving in Tasmania.

If you have spent time in medium or high-risk areas, please read the latest information before making a G2G PASS submission.

Anytime you intend to visit an airport you should carry a facemask with you and wear it as required (unless exempt) – find out more at facemasks.


Travelling from low-risk areas

  • Travellers who have only spent time in low-risk areas in the 14 days prior to arrival in Tasmania are not required to quarantine upon arrival.
  • Travellers can register their travel and contact details through the Tas e-Travel system no more than three (3) days before they arrive.
  • Travellers from low-risk areas are permitted to transit directly though medium and high-risk areas without being subject to quarantine requirements on arrival under specific conditions – see low-risk areas for more details.
  • On entry to Tasmania, travellers are offered health screening, which involves answering COVID-19 symptom questions and having a temperature check.

Read more about low-risk areas.

Tas e-Travel


Travelling from medium-risk areas

  • Travellers who have spent time in a medium-risk area in the 14 days before arriving in Tasmania are required to quarantine, either in a suitable premises or in government-designated accommodation (fees may apply).
  • The most effective way of providing information about an intended quarantine location is via the G2G pass system. Where possible, travellers are encouraged to do this at least three (3) business days before arrival and not more than 14 days before travel.
  • Travellers who have spent time in a medium-risk area in the 14 days prior to arrival in Tasmania and whose travel is for identified critical work, health, compassionate or other specified reasons may request a full or partial exemption from quarantine, by submitting an Essential Traveller application.

Read more about medium-risk areas, including suitable quarantine premises and health screenings.

G2G PASS


Travelling from high-risk areas – domestic

  • Travellers who have spent time in a high-risk area within Australia in the 14 days before arriving in Tasmania are not permitted to enter Tasmania, unless approved as an Essential Traveller.
  • Travellers from high-risk areas must provide information to help determine their quarantine and border entry requirements. The most effective way of doing this is through the G2G PASS system.
  • If approved to enter there may be a quarantine requirement in government-designated accommodation (fees can apply)

Read more about high-risk areas, including travelling to Tasmania’s Islands and quarantine requirements.

G2G PASS


Travelling from high-risk areas - overseas and cruise ships

  • Travellers who have spent time in a high-risk overseas area (other than New Zealand - excluding the New Zealand high-risk regions) or on a cruise ship in the 28 days prior to arriving in Tasmania require pre-approval from the Deputy State Controller to enter Tasmania and will be required to quarantine in government-designated accommodation upon arrival (fees can apply).
  • Travellers from high-risk areas must provide information to help determine their quarantine and border entry requirements. The most effective way of doing this is through the G2G PASS system.
  • The most effective way of seeking this pre-approval is to make a G2G PASS submission under ‘Category 8: Other persons, or classes of persons, approved by the Deputy State Controller’.
  • If the travel is for identified critical work, health, compassionate or other specified reasons, travellers may request a full or partial exemption from quarantine, by submitting an Essential Traveller application.
  • These travellers will be required to quarantine in government-designated accommodation for 14 days when they arrive in Tasmania (fees may apply), unless they provide the following evidence.
  • Travellers from overseas and who have already completed 14 days in government-designated quarantine in another Australian jurisdiction may apply to the Deputy State Controller to be exempt from the addition 14 day quarantine requirement upon arrival in Tasmania – see high-risk areas for more details.

Read more about high-risk areas overseas and cruise ships.

G2G PASS


Transit directly through medium or high-risk areas

Based on current Public Health advice, travellers from low-risk areas are permitted to transit directly through medium or high-risk areas without being subject to quarantine requirements when arriving in Tasmania if they comply with the following:

  • The traveller transits directly from the low-risk area to an airport or seaport by private vehicle or express public transport, only stopping for fuel.
  • The traveller arrives directly into an airport on a flight and does not leave except to board another flight.
  • The traveller arrives directly into an airport on a flight and stays overnight in an approved airport hotel, transiting directly from the airport terminal to the hotel and only leaving the airport hotel to return to the airport terminal.

Read more about transiting through medium or high-risk areas.

Changes may occur

The COVID-19 situation can change at any time, meaning Tasmania’s border restrictions and entry requirements could change at short notice. Please stay up to date and check the latest information before travelling.