Border restrictions

What’s changed from 17 March 2021

  • The Border Restrictions Direction has been revoked:
    • There are no COVID-19 hotspots in Australia
    • You are free to enter Queensland from any Australian state or territory for any purpose
    • The Queensland Border Declaration Pass system is not active. You do not need a border pass to enter Queensland.
  • The Operational protocol for freight movements entering Queensland has been revoked.
  • The Operational protocol for disaster management workers entering Queensland has been revoked.
  • View the Quarantine for International Arrivals Direction for information about entering Queensland from overseas.

If there is a need for border restrictions to be put in place in the future, the Border Restrictions Direction and the Queensland Border Declaration Pass system may be reinstated.

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Questions and Requests for exemptions

If you are seeking clarification on a Direction or have any questions, please call 134 COVID (13 42 68).

You can apply for an exemption to a Direction online.