International arrivals

From 12:01 am 1 January 2022, travellers entering South Australia are no longer required to complete an EntryCheck SA application.

All people travelling in and out of Australia should be aware of Australian Government requirements for international travellers.

More information is available on the Department of Health's website.

Vaccinated travellers

You can travel to South Australia from overseas if you have completed a course of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or recognised by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), or you are under the age of 12 years and 2 months.

You must have evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken in the 3 days prior to departure. On arrival to SA, you must:

  • Undertake a COVID-19 test within 24 hours of arrival in SA and quarantine until test is taken
  • No entry into High risk settings for 7 days after arrival

Note: If you have not completed a course of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or recognised by the TGA (i.e. had one dose of 2 dose course), you will be classified as an unvaccinated traveller.

Unvaccinated travellers

You must have evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken in the 3 days prior to departure.

If you are unvaccinated and travelling to South Australia, on arrival you must:

  • Quarantine as directed for 14 days after arrival
  • Undertake a COVID-19 PCR test within 24 hours of arrival in SA, on the 6th day after arrival and on the 13th day after arrival.
  • Check symptoms for 14 days after arrival

Depending on your circumstances, your quarantine will be completed at home or at a medi-hotel.

Note: Travellers unvaccinated under the age of 12 years and 2 months can enter South Australia as vaccinated travellers.

Completing quarantine

Depending on individual circumstances, travellers will be required to complete quarantine in a medi-hotel or at home.

Travelling overseas

Australian citizens and permanent residents aged 12 and over who are fully vaccinated with an approved or recognised COVID-19 vaccine can leave Australia without needing an outwards travel exemption. All children aged under 12 years count as fully vaccinated for travel purposes.

International travel - Australian Government

Travel restrictions - Department of Home Affairs

Page last updated: 14 January 2022