Border restrictions

All travellers coming to South Australia must complete the Cross Border Travel Registration at least 7 days prior to travel, irrespective of whether they are from a low community-transmission zone or a prescribed location. A registration must be completed for each person in your travelling party, including all children, or you will experience delays on arrival.

Victoria COVID-19 traveller Information

Current Victorian border restrictions will be eased at 12.01 am, Friday 26 February but remain in place until that time.

In effect from 12:01 am 18 February 2021.

Travel from Greater Melbourne is prohibited.

People are permitted to travel from Victoria including regional (other than Greater Melbourne) to South Australia providing they have not been in Greater Melbourne on or after 12.01 am on 4 February 2021.

Transiting through Melbourne Airport is now permitted providing the person has been in a Low Community Transmission Zone for the previous 14 days, are only in the airport for two hours or less and are wearing a mask the entire time they are in transit.

Transiting through Greater Melbourne is permitted providing the person has been in a Low Community Transmission Zone for the past 14 days, travels via the most direct route, wears a mask when coming into contact with members of the public and stops only for emergencies or essentials including fuel and respite.

People who have entered South Australia having been in Greater Melbourne, Melbourne Airport or Terminal 4 of Melbourne Airport who entered under a previous Direction must continue to adhere to the COVID-19 testing and self-quarantine requirements as directed.


People relocating to South Australia, South Australia residents returning and people escaping domestic violence are permitted to enter from Victoria however, they must self-quarantine for 14 days, receive COVID-19 tests on days 1, 5 and 12 and wear a mask when they have contact with the members of the public.

COVID SAfe Check-In

Any defined public activity which requires a COVID Safe Plan and gatherings of 51 to 200 people at residential premises, must use an approved contact tracing system which includes the COVID-SAfe Check in, Scan Tek or any other electronic platform which is approved by the state coordinator.

The QR Code will be issued upon the completion of an appropriate COVID-Safe Plan.

The QR code must be displayed in the premises/business/venue.

More information:

Mask use

Masks are no longer mandatory for people in health care settings. More information on mask use, including frequently asked questions, is available at


The number of people at a place must not exceed 1 person per 2 square metres.

Private functions, including weddings and funerals, can host 200 people.

Gatherings at a private residence are allowed a maximum of 50 people with no requirements. Gatherings of between 51 and 200 people at a residential premises require a COVID-Safe Plan, COVID Marshal and guests must check-in via the COVID SAfe Check-in.

Current directions

As of 18 February, the following Directions are in effect:

To see how these directions are applied, visit the following pages:

See Common questions for more information.

Page last updated: 24 February 2021