Flying from India to Australia in 2022? Know about Travel and Vaccination Requirements


Cyril Zachariah
Updated on Apr 18, 2022 12:53 PM IST

Planning to join an Australian institution for further education or return back to Australia to study in 2022-2023? Here are the vaccination and travel guidelines for Indian students visiting Australia.

Flying from India to Australia in 2022? Know about Travel and Vaccination Requirements

Latest Update (April 18, 2022) :From April 18, 2022, the restrictions to travel to Australia wereeased and the biosecurity emergency pandemic measures ended. If you are from India and are planning to travel to Australiathen you must know the new travel guidelines for Indians to travel to the country asinternational students.Here are the detailed requirements that you must know before you book a flight for Australia from India:

Vaccination and Covid-19 Test Requirements to Travel to Australia from India

Check the vaccination and Covid-19 test rule to Travel to Australia:

  • Must show proof of full vaccination. Vaccination with any of or combination of Moderna, Janssen, AstraZeneca/ Covishield is acceptable to travel to Australia

  • You will have to show the proof ofvaccination status and supporting evidencebefore taking the flight to Australia

  • You may also need to show your vaccination certificate to border officials upon entering Australia.

  • The traveler must have had the final dose seven days before traveling to Australia.

  • The travelers must meet Australia's definition of "fully vaccinated" people.

  • You do not need to undertake the Covid-19 test prior to traveling.

  • You need to fill Digital Passenger Declaration which has taken the place of the Australia Travel Declaration. The form must be filled out within seven days before the intended departure and must be submitted 72 hours before the departure. The passengers traveling after April 18, 2022, are required to select "Iam exempt from Australias COVID testing requirements"in the health section of the DPD.

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State and Territory Arrival Requirements in Australia

Quarantine rules and requirements in Australia are determined by specific State and Territory governments. You must ensure to check the entry requirements and quarantine requirements with the respective territory to avoid confusion after entering the country. Travelers to Australia also need to comply with the entry requirements as defined by specific states and territories on arrival.

Some territories and states require extra exemptions for international travelers. If you fail in them, then you may have to be quarantined. The travelers may require to fill up multiple entryor registrationforms. The fully vaccinated travelers may get access to reduced quarantine arrangements in the state or territory of their arrival.

General Requirements to Travel to Australia from India

Check the general requirements to travel to Australia from India:

  • Must have a valid Australian Visa

  • Must have a valid passport

  • A commissioners travel exemption to Australias travel restrictions (if applicable)

  • Authorities to enter Australian states and territories

Also Read:Flying from India to the UK in 2022? Know about Travel and Vaccination Requirements

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