Interstate travel to and from NSW
Rules and advice for entering and leaving NSW from other Australian states or territories that help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Entering NSW from interstate
There are no restrictions on interstate travel to NSW, however there is general advice to stay safe.
Requirements for all people in NSW include:
- registering a positive rapid antigen test result
- wearing a face mask in public hospitals, private health facilities and residential aged care facilities – see the face mask rules
- self-isolating for 5 days and following the advice if you test positive to COVID-19.
There is NSW Health advice for people travelling to the NSW snowfields.
Read more about rules for people in NSW.
Travel to remote Aboriginal towns and communities
NSW Health strongly recommends that people travelling to rural and remote Aboriginal communities are up to date with their vaccinations, and avoid travel if they feel unwell.
Read advice for Aboriginal communities for advice on how to stay safe from COVID-19.
Leaving NSW to go interstate
Check the state government website for your destination before you travel, as states can change restrictions or the requirement for a permit if the COVID-19 situation changes:
- Australian Capital Territory (ACT)
- Northern Territory
- South Australia
- Western Australia
The Jervis Bay Territory is a Commonwealth administered territory, occupying the Bherwerre Peninsula, and forming the southern boundary of Jervis Bay.
If you are planning to go to Jervis Bay, check the community bulletins before you travel.