Queensland border restrictions

*Quarantine-free flight

A quarantine-free flight only carries passengers who have declared they have been in New Zealand for 14 days or more and have not been in a COVID hotspot in New Zealand in the last 14 days before travel. Quarantine-free flights will be determined by your airline.

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Queensland border restrictions

Border restrictions help protect Queensland against COVID-19, and when outbreaks occur enhanced border control measures, including border passes and identification screening may be put in place.

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Travelling to Queensland

If you have been in a declared COVID-19 hotspot in the last 14 days you will not be allowed to enter Queensland, except for a limited range of people who can enter for essential purposes.

From 1am AEST Saturday 19 June 2021 you must complete a declaration to enter Queensland from anywhere in Australia or New Zealand that is not a declared COVID-19 hotspot.

Queensland has two types of declarations, a Queensland Travel Declaration and a Queensland Border Declaration Pass.

You must complete the right declaration for your situation before you travel to enter Queensland. If conditions change or you need to update your travel details, you’ll need to complete a new declaration with updated details. Queensland residents must also complete a declaration if they are returning home from interstate or New Zealand.

Find out more about these declarations and travelling to Queensland.
Apply for a travel declaration or a border pass.

Exposure venues

A list of exposure venues has been issued for locations in Queensland. Please follow Queensland Health’s advice on what to do if you have been at the exposure venues at the relevant times.

There are also exposure venues listed for New South Wales and Victoria.

Check the list of exposure venues.

Border restriction updates

Stay up-to-date with the requirements for entering Queensland—if you’re planning on travelling, or have already arrived, check to make sure you're aware of the latest updates.

Travelling to Queensland

If you have been in a declared COVID-19 hotspot in the last 14 days you will not be allowed to enter Queensland, except for a limited range of people who can enter for essential purposes.

From 1am AEST Saturday 19 June 2021 you must complete a declaration to enter Queensland from anywhere in Australia or New Zealand that is not a declared COVID-19 hotspot.

Queensland has two types of declarations, a Queensland Travel Declaration and a Queensland Border Declaration Pass.

Find out more about travelling to Queensland, hotspots, declarations and more.

Travelling from or through a COVID hotspot

Anyone who has been in a declared COVID-19 hotspot in the last 14 days or  since the start date identified for the hotspot (whichever is shorter) will not  be allowed to enter Queensland unless they are a Queensland resident, except  for a limited range of people who can enter for essential purposes.

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Travelling from Queensland

If you’re travelling from Queensland it’s important to understand what restrictions apply to domestic travel. Find helpful information on what you need to do to travel into other states and territories, including applying for border passes.

If travel advice changes, you may need to cancel or amend your travel plans on short notice.

Last updated:
17 June 2021