International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Summary

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

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Border Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Policies
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Cases Per Million
54.50
Decreased by0.37
at 12/3/2021
Vaccinated
77.90%
Increased by0.54%
at 12/3/2021
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;
  • Permanent residents;
  • Immediate family members of an Australian citizen or permanent resident (with proof);
  • New Zealand citizens who are usually a resident in Australia;
  • 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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Australian Home Affairs
Start Date
11/15/2021
Changed

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 PCR (RT-PCR) test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 3 days before the scheduled flight departure.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 5;
  • 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 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
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Australian Government
Start Date
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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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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, Sinovac Coronavac, Bharat Biotech Covaxin, Janssen-Cilag COVID Vaccine, Sinopharm BBIBP-CorV (for 18-60-year-olds).

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;
  • Travelers with medical exemptions.
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Australian Home Affairs
Start Date
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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
Relevant Documents and Resources
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Australian Government
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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Australian Government
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
54.50
Decreased by0.37
at 12/3/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
0.90%
Increased by0.00%
at 12/1/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
77.90%
Increased by0.54%
at 12/3/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
20,088,965
Increased by138,392
at 12/3/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.04
Decreased by0.02
at 12/1/2021

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.
Checked
12/4/2021

Use of mask

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

Public transportation

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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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

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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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

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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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

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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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

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
More Details
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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