Open with restrictions

the United States Travel Restrictions

63.11% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 62.43% last week
Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter the United States.

the United States entry details and exceptions

Citizens and lawful permanent residents of the United States, certain family members, and other individuals who meet specified exceptions, will be allowed to enter the United States.

Please find list of entry suspension for certain countries based on the last proclamation.


Outgoing travel to the United StatesTravelling from Australia to the United States

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to the United States.

Details and exceptions

This applies to ALL incoming air travelers even those who have been fully vaccinated.

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test results.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering the United States.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are recommended to quarantine between 7-10 days after arrival in the US.

A COVID-19 test is recommended to be taken 3-5 days after arrival. If the test is negative, it is recommended that travelers quarantine for 7 days. If the test is positive, they should self-isolate until recovery.

Travelers should check quarantine requirements for the specific states they are going to as some states may still have mandatory quarantine for incoming international travelers.


Return travelReturning to Australia from the United States

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Australia.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from the United States will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Australia.

Details and exceptions

Unless arriving on a quarantine-free flight from New Zealand, all travelers arriving in Australia, including Australian citizens, must quarantine for 14 days at a designated facility, such as a hotel in their port of arrival.​, at their own expense. For more information on quarantine rules in the Australian states, check the following websites: New South Wales, The Northern Territory, Queensland Western Australia

Documents
Travel Authorization Form

Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for the United States

Masks:Recommended in public spaces and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter the United States.

  • Vaccinated visitors from Australia can enter the United States with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from Australia can enter the United States with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Travelers coming from Australia will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from Australia are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in the United States is recommended in public spaces and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in the United States are open with restrictions. Bars in the United States are open with restrictions.