Date of search
7 September 2021
Yes, A digital proof of vaccination has been instituted. For those who have had both doses of an approved vaccine, the COVID-19 digital certificate will be automatically generated and available through their Medicare account. The proof of vaccination can be accessed and downloaded on a smartphone app or found online.
COVID-19 digital certificate
Available since the beginning of June but will be used as a vaccine passport in October
The certificate contains the following information:
2.Date of birth
4,Individual Healthcare Identifier (IHI)
Electronic record of vaccination, available on an App from MyGov or the ExpressPlus Medicare App and also made available to those who need via paper. Those needing proof of vaccination for overseas travel will soon have this linked to their passport chips, along with a smartphone compatible QR code.
Passengers travelling to Australia must be tested for COVID-19, 72 hours or less before the scheduled flight departure, and display evidence of a negative test result at the time of check-in. COVID-19 PCR testing is required. Passengers arriving on a green safe travel zone flight are exempt from pre-departure testing requirements.
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, travellers arriving in Australia by air or sea may need to go into government approved mandatory quarantine for 14 days from arrival. Exceptions include travellers who are either:
For more information, please click here: https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert/coronavirus-covid-19-travel-and-restrictions/coronavirus-covid-19-advice-for-international-travellers
Vaccine authorised to be used in the country
Comirnaty (Pfizer), Vaxzevria (AstraZeneca), Spikevax (Moderna)
Closed. The only people who can travel to Australia are Australian citizens, permanent residents, immediate family members, and travellers who have been in New Zealand for at least the 14 days before the date of departure.