COVID-19 rules

Stay up to date with the current rules and restrictions, helping to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in NSW.

You must register your positive rapid antigen test result, and register every time you test positive.

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Update to COVID-19 regulations

From 6 July 2022, travellers to Australia will no longer need to: 

  • fill out a Digital Passenger Declaration or Maritime Travel Declaration  

  • provide evidence of their vaccination status 

  • have an exemption if they are unvaccinated. 

International travellers visiting NSW: 

  • are not required take a COVID-19 test on arrival  

  • are not required to wear a face mask in airports but must wear a mask while on aircraft flying above NSW and in some other settings.  

It is recommended that overseas travellers follow the COVID-19 information for international arrivals

Current rules and guidance

Rules to keep people safe from the spread of COVID-19 are still in place across NSW.

Rules and guidance to keep businesses, customers and staff safe in NSW.

What you must do if you are exposed or are a confirmed COVID-19 case.

Masks protect people from COVID-19 and flu and are still mandatory in some settings. They are also strongly recommended in crowded places.

Understand the advice and guidance for international, interstate and cruising travel.

It is mandatory to register a positive rapid antigen test if you test positive to COVID-19.


Contacts and enquiries

  • Call Service NSW from 7am to 7pm, Monday to Friday, and 9am to 5pm on weekends and public holidays 13 77 88
  • Call the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080
  • Call Disability Gateway on 1800 643 787
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