NSW COVID-19 travel restrictions

Travelling in, out and around NSW during COVID-19.

Travellers at an airport

International arrivals from 12:01am on 31 December 2021

From 12:01am on 31 December, fully vaccinated international passengers arriving in NSW must get a COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) as soon as practicable and self-isolate until they receive a negative result.

People who are not fully vaccinated arriving in NSW from overseas must continue to go into 14-day mandatory quarantine.

Travelling within NSW

Travel restrictions between Greater Sydney and regional and rural NSW for holiday or recreational visits no longer apply. You do not need to register to travel within NSW.

Travel to and from NSW

Information about entering NSW from other Australian states or territories and leaving NSW to go to another state or territory.
Rules for travelling from overseas to NSW or transiting through NSW to another state or territory.
If you enter NSW from another country, you will need to quarantine on arrival. Find out the rules and how they apply to you.

While you are in NSW

Get the Service NSW app

Service NSW App

Service NSW

You can check in to COVID Safe businesses who are using their NSW Government QR Code, via the Service NSW app.

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Opal Travel

Opal Travel is the official app for managing your travel across the Opal network in Sydney and greater New South Wales. Use the app to add value to your Opal card remotely, enable auto top-ups, view your travel history and access other useful public transport information.

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Live Traffic NSW

Incidents and conditions on NSW roads 24/7 from the Transport Management Centre.


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