COVID-19: Border crossing information

Last updated: 28 Jan 2021 11:34am

Going interstate from NSW

Check the state government website of your destination for the latest information as the situation can change quickly.

Links to each state government website can be found below.

NSW has no border restrictions in place so people may cross the border into NSW as they choose.

You can transit through NSW to another location; however, any restrictions in place from other states will apply.

Follow the link for more information on COVID-19 in NSW.

To access the assistance of our COVID-19 Primary Industries Liaison Team, email

Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

Visit the travel from NSW to the ACT webpage for the latest information.


If you're travelling from another state or territory you can enter Queensland, unless you've been in a COVID-19 hotspot in the past 14 days.

People who have been in a hotspot in the last 14 days will not be able to enter Queensland, unless an exception or an exemption applies.

All persons, including ag workers, entering Queensland who have been anywhere in New South Wales since 1am, 11 December 2020 will require a border pass to enter Queensland.

Complete the general declaration pass if you are requesting entry to Queensland from New South Wales.

Visit the Queensland border restrictions for agribusiness webpage for the latest information.

Northern Territory

All travellers to the Northern Territory must complete a border entry form.

You will only have to quarantine if you have been in a declared COVID-19 hotspot in the 14 days before you arrive in the Territory.

Visit the Northern Territory’s Interstate Arrivals and Quarantine webpage for the latest information.

South Australia

All travellers coming to South Australia are required to complete a Cross Border Travel Registration. Follow the link for further information about permits and requirements for cross-border travel to South Australia.


Tasmania’s border entry conditions depend on where each traveller has spent time prior to their day of arrival. Areas are assessed as either low, medium or high-risk based on Public Health advice.

All interstate travellers are required to provide their contact and travel details before entering Tasmania.

See the travel alerts and advice for Tasmania.


A permit system has been established for all domestic travel into Victoria.

From 5:59pm on 11 January 2021, you will need to apply for a permit to enter Victoria from anywhere in Australia. For more information visit the Victorian Travel Permit System page.

Primary producers and agricultural workers can now apply to enter Victoria under a Specified Worker Permit.

Follow the link to apply for a specified worker permit.

Follow the link for more information on travelling to Victoria from New South Wales.

Western Australia

All interstate travellers wishing to enter Western Australia must complete a mandatory G2G Pass declaration prior to entry.

Find out about on WA’s controlled interstate border arrangement, conditions of entry and quarantine.