Travel Restrictions Entering Australia from Albania

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Albania to Australia.

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Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

PARTIALLY OPEN

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
2,053.89
Increased by-1,045.87
at 1/27/2022
Vaccinated
83.54%
Increased by1.26%
at 1/27/2022
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Status

Restricted

Entry restricted for international travelers

Description

Most travelers are not allowed to enter Australia. Individuals may request exemptions to the entry restrictions online.

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Entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • Australian citizens and permanent residents;
  • Eligible visa holders;
  • Immediate family members of an Australian citizen or permanent resident (with proof);
  • New Zealand citizens who are usually resident in Australia;
  • Travelers transiting Australia for 72 hours or less;
  • Essential travel approved by the Australian Border Force.

The Australian Government has imposed limits on the number of unvaccinated Australian citizens that airlines can carry. Unvaccinated Australian citizens or permanent residents are advised to request a travel exemption to avoid any risk of disruption to their itinerary due to the travel cap.

Some Australian states or territories may have different entry requirements and exemptions. Please check the restrictions, documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements for each region before traveling.

For more detailed information about federal exemptions, please check the source.

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Start Date
12/7/2021
Changed
Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to transit through Australia without an exemption if they are transiting for 72 hours or less. Travelers in transit through Australia for up to 72 hours must hold a transit visa, or be from an eligible country to transit without a visa (TWOV)

Transit travelers are required to:

  • Complete a travel declaration;
  • Show proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from a test taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure;
  • Secure an onwards ticket on a red zone flight that departs Australia no more than 72 hours after initial entry;
  • Follow the quarantine requirements in the state or territory that they arrive in. They may need to stay in hotel accommodation and may be asked to pay for their stay while awaiting their onward flight.
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Start Date
7/5/2020
Changed

Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
Description

Travelers arriving or transiting through Australia must have a negative COVID-19 NAAT, PCR or RT-PCR test result from a test taken a maximum of 3 days before the scheduled flight departure or a rapid antigen test result from a test taken a maximum of 24 hours before the scheduled flight departure.

Serology tests are not accepted.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 4;
  • Travelers who give a medical certificate that indicates they are unable to have a COVID-19 PCR test, because of a medical condition;
  • Travelers who recently recovered from COVID-19 in the last 30 days as long they provide a medical certificate confirming recovery.

For more details and exemptions, please check the source.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
  • A Nucleic Acid Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
  • A Tma Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
  • A Rapid Test Up To 24 hours Before Departure
  • A Antigen Test Up To 24 hours Before Departure
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Changed
Mandatory

Mandatory travel declaration form

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Travel Purpose
TransitTourismMedicalBusiness
Description

Travelers must complete the Australian Travel Declaration form at least 72 hours before departure to Australia.

Please check the link for more exemptions.

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Start Date
Changed
Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers going to Australia must have proof of COVID-19 vaccination that meets Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) requirements. All required doses must have been received at least 7 days before travel. Mixed doses count towards being fully vaccinated as long as all vaccines are approved or recognized by the TGA.

Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca Vaxzevria and Covishield, Pfizer/Biontech Comirnaty, Moderna Spikevax, Moderna Takeda, Sinovac Coronavac, Bharat Biotech Covaxin, Janssen-Cilag COVID Vaccine, Sinopharm BBIBP-CorV (for 18-60-year-olds), and Gamaleya Research Institute Sputnik V.

Travelers can get their International COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate online.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12 years and 3 months;
  • Travelers with medical exemptions.
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Changed

On Arrival

Possible

Quarantine may be required

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Description

All travelers, regardless of their vaccination status, may have to quarantine on arrival. States and territories are responsible for determining and managing quarantine requirements. Please check the source for more details on restrictions and quarantine times for each region.

Minimum Quarantine Duration
No Time Period
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Start Date
Changed

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in the airports and in-flight

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Description

Travelers must wear masks on all international and domestic flights and in the airports.

Travelers must wear masks on public transport and in crowded areas where it is difficult to maintain a 1.5 meters physical distance from others.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.
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Start Date
Changed

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Australia.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
2,053.89
Increased by-1,045.87
at 1/27/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
33.54%
Increased by-12.52%
at 1/25/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
83.54%
Increased by1.26%
at 1/27/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
21,543,461
Increased by324,905
at 1/27/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.83
Increased by-0.14
at 1/25/2022

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

Localized restrictions vary depending on the state territory you are visiting. Further details regarding state regulations can be found at https://www.australia.gov... In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks.
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Use of mask

Recommended
Face masks are recommended nationwide and required in some states.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation is operating with limits to capacity and social distancing rules in place. Some states require passengers to use face masks while on public transport. Travel between and within some states and territories within Australia may be restricted.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Pre-entry health checks may be administered. Customers may be required to provide their personal information for contact tracing purposes. Restaurants are only offering takeaway services in high-risk areas.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Pre-entry health checks may be administered. Customers may be required to provide their personal information for contact tracing purposes. Bars are closed in high-risk areas.

Nightclubs

Restrictions in place
Nightclubs are permitted to open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Customers may be asked to use face masks and to refrain from drinking while dancing. Pre-entry health checks may be administered and customers may be required to provide their personal information for contact tracing purposes. Nightclubs are closed in high-risk areas.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Only essential services are operating in high-risk areas.

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