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 zone

If you are a Queensland resident entering the border zone or a New South Wales border zone resident, find out about changes to border zone requirements.

Declared hotspots

The Australian Capital Territory, the Jervis Bay Territory, New South Wales, and Victoria are currently declared COVID-19 hotspots.

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.

Requirements are also in place for returning Queensland residents and those wishing to relocate to Queensland.

Travelling to Queensland

When travelling to Queensland from anywhere in Australia or New Zealand, including returning Queensland residents, you must complete a Queensland entry pass.

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

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Travelling to Queensland from overseas

There are currently no safe travel zone countries for Queensland.

View the Quarantine for International Arrivals Direction for information about entering Queensland from overseas.

Travelling from Queensland

If you’re travelling from Queensland it’s important to understand the restrictions that apply to domestic travel.

Find out more about 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:
23 September 2021