The time has come and selected visa holders from the published list below will now be allowed entry into Australia from the 1 Dec 2021 with valid visas.
Are you an eligible visa holder? Is your visa still valid for travel into Australia at the time of your flight arrival? First of all, your visa must be listed in the published list below. Secondly, your visa must still be valid and not expired by the time you intend to travel to Australia. You must also be fully vaccinated and have an International Vaccination Certificate. From the 1st December, you no longer need to apply for travel exemptions.
The eligible visas are as follows:
|Subclass 200 – Refugee visa|
|Subclass 201 – In-country Special Humanitarian visa|
|Subclass 202 – Global Special Humanitarian visa|
|Subclass 203 – Emergency Rescue visa|
|Subclass 204 – Woman at Risk visa|
|Subclass 300 – Prospective Marriage visa|
|Subclass 400 – Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) visa|
|Subclass 403 – Temporary Work (International Relations) visa (other streams, including Australian Agriculture Visa stream)|
|Subclass 407 – Training visa|
|Subclass 408 – Temporary Activity visa|
|Subclass 417 – Working Holiday visa|
|Subclass 449 – Humanitarian Stay (Temporary) visa|
|Subclass 457 – Temporary Work (Skilled) visa|
|Subclass 461 – New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship visa|
|Subclass 462 – Work and Holiday visa|
|Subclass 476 – Skilled – Recognised Graduate visa|
|Subclass 482 – Temporary Skill Shortage visa|
|Subclass 485 – Temporary Graduate visa|
|Subclass 489 – Skilled – Regional (Provisional) visa|
|Subclass 491 – Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa|
|Subclass 494 – Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa|
|Subclass 500 – Student visa|
|Subclass 580 – Student Guardian visa (closed to new applicants)|
|Subclass 590 – Student Guardian visa|
|Subclass 785 – Temporary Protection visa|
|Subclass 790 – Safe Haven Enterprise visa|
|Subclass 870 – Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa|
|Subclass 988 – Maritime Crew visa|
Note: If your visa is not listed above, note that additional visa subclasses may be added over time.
Before you book your flight
It is recommended to make sure you are:
(a) aware of the quarantine arrangements for each state or territory to which you are travelling. If you are having to travel via another Australian city before you reach your final destination, you also need to check the domestic travel restrictions for each state and territory.
The quarantine arrangements are available for:
- New South Wales
- South Australia
- Western Australia
- Northern Territory
- Australian Capital Territory
(b) have your International Vaccination Certificate or foreign vaccination certificate ready.
(c) Complete an Australian Travel Declaration form at least 72 hours prior to your departure from your country of origin;
(d) Produce a negative COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test result taken within 3 days before your scheduled flight departure, unless you are exempt;
(e) at the airport, present items from (b), (c) and (d) to airline staff as well as your visa that is valid to enter Australia.
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