Coming to Tasmania

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Last Updated: 18 Jan 2021 5:44pm

Coming to Tasmania? Register your travel

Travellers to Tasmania, including returning residents, need to provide their contact and travel details before entering the state, to help manage the risk of COVID-19 at Tasmania’s borders.

Tasmania’s border entry conditions depend on where each traveller has spent time prior to their day of arrival.

Areas are assessed as either lowmedium or high-risk based on Public Health advice.

Register through the Tas e-Travel system if you have only spent time in low-risk areas in the 14 days before arriving in Tasmania.

If you have spent time in medium or high-risk areas, please read the latest information below before making a G2G PASS submission.

A new Tas e-Travel registration or G2G PASS submission is required each time a person travels to Tasmania. For more information visit Travel FAQs.



Public Health have declared the Greater Sydney region, the Northern Beaches LGA and Wollongong LGA as medium-risk areas.

If you have arrived in Tasmania but have spent recent time in NSW please check the list of New South Wales locations and premises daily at COVID-19 case locations and alerts in NSW

If you are now in Tasmania and were at any of the listed NSW locations and premises at the specified date and time, please contact the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 for further advice.

Important information for people already in Tasmania who have visited these locations can be found at Travel Alert.

Further areas may be added as the NSW response progresses. Please check the latest information before travelling or call the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738.

Public Health have declared Greater Brisbane as medium-risk. This includes the LGAs of Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Ipswich, Redlands and Logan. If you have arrived in Tasmania and have spent any time in Queensland since 8 January, please check details on the Travel Alert page.

All travellers intending to enter Tasmania who have been in these medium-risk areas will be required to undertake 14 days quarantine on arrival. Some exemptions can apply for travellers approved as an Essential Traveller. Travellers are required to quarantine, either in a suitable premises or in government-designated quarantine (fees can apply).

For further advice call the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738.

Travelling from low-risk areas

Low-risk areas are:

  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales (excluding the medium-risk areas)
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland (excluding the medium-risk areas)
  • South Australia
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • New Zealand

Travellers who have only spent time in a low-risk area in the 14 days before arriving in Tasmania do not need to quarantine when they arrive.

Register through the Tas e-Travel system, no more than three (3) days before arriving

Read more about low-risk areas, including transiting through medium and high-risk areas and screening requirements.

Travelling from medium-risk areas

Medium risk areas are:

  • The Greater Sydney Region, Northern Beaches LGA and Wollongong LGA. See the full list of NSW medium-risk areas.
  • QLD - The Greater Brisbane Region including Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Ipswich, Redlands and Logan LGAs.

Travellers who have spent time in a medium-risk area in the 14 days before arriving in Tasmania are required to quarantine, either in a suitable premises or in government-designated accommodation (fees apply).

Register your intended quarantine location via the G2G PASS system

Read more about medium-risk areas, including suitable quarantine premises and health screenings.

Travelling from high-risk areas

High-risk areas are:

  • Overseas (other than New Zealand)
  • Cruise ships

High-risk domestic areas

Travellers who have spent time in a high-risk domestic area or premise in the 14 days before arriving in Tasmania are not permitted to enter Tasmania, unless approved as an Essential Traveller.

If entry is approved, there may be a quarantine requirement in government-designated accommodation (fees can apply).

High-risk overseas areas and cruise ships

Travellers who have spent time in a high-risk overseas area (excluding New Zealand) or on a cruise ship in the 28 days prior to arriving in Tasmania require pre-approval from the Deputy State Controller to enter Tasmania and will be required to quarantine in government-designated accommodation upon arrival (fees can apply).

Travellers from overseas and who have already completed 14 days in government-designated quarantine in another Australian jurisdiction may apply to the Deputy State Controller to be exempt from the additional 14 day quarantine requirement upon arrival in Tasmania– see High-risk areas - Overseas for more details.

Travellers from high-risk areas must provide information to help determine their quarantine and border entry requirements. The most effective way of doing this is through the G2G PASS system.

If the travel is for identified critical work, health, compassionate or other specified reasons, travellers may request a full or partial exemption from quarantine, by submitting an Essential Traveller application.

For more information, visit high-risk areas.

Make a G2G PASS submission

Changes may occur

The COVID-19 situation can change at any time, meaning Tasmania’s border restrictions and entry requirements could change at short notice. Please stay up to date and check the latest information before travelling.