New South Wales, NSW

Posted By NHIA  
27/08/2021
08:30 AM

NSW COVID-19 travel registration – leaving or entering area of concern for work

From 12:01am on Saturday 28 August, if you are leaving or entering an area of concern for work, you will need to register your travel. For areas of concern click here.

Industry sectors

Explore the authorised workers list by industry sectors.

Travel registration - general information

The travel registration is valid for a maximum of 14 days and you will need to reapply if:

  • you are travelling for more than 14 days, or
  • your travel dates change or need to be amended.

You must carry your travel registration and supporting documents with you at all times as you will need to provide these to NSW Police if requested.

Supporting documents may include a letter from your employer with your:

  • employer details and your details
  • what work you do and why you need to travel
  • your hours of work – for example, 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday
  • the dates over which the work will be carried out.

If you are self-employed, supporting documents may include a letter with:

  • the name of the business
  • the type of business
  • the number of employees, including apprentices
  • the location of where the work is taking place

Entering NSW

Submit your declaration 24 hours before you travel to NSW. In your declaration state your reason for travel is work purposes.

Interstate travellers

To ensure you have the latest information on any restrictions or requirements that may be in place for people entering NSW from other states, visit Travel to and from NSW.

Travellers from Victoria

If you're travelling from Victoria, you must complete a NSW entry declaration form (Victoria).

Travellers from Queensland

If you're travelling from Queensland, you must complete a NSW entry declaration form (Queensland).

Travellers from Western Australia

If you're travelling from Western Australia, you must complete a NSW entry declaration form (Western Australia).

Travellers from Northern Territory

If you're travelling from Northern Territory, you must complete a NSW entry declaration form (Northern Territory).

Travellers from South Australia

If you're travelling from South Australia, you must complete a NSW entry declaration form (South Australia).

NSW-Victoria border communities (When to complete a travel declaration)

An exemption is in place for NSW-Victoria border region communities.

When you complete a travel declaration form you must 

  • ensure the information is true and accurate
  • carry evidence of a completed travel declaration
  • provide photo identification if asked by an enforcement officer.

Check the NSW-Victoria border region map to see if you are considered a border region resident. You are a NSW-Victoria border region resident if you are a resident of NSW or Victoria and you usually reside in the shaded area on the map.

You do not need to complete a declaration

  • if you are a NSW-Victoria border region resident and
  • you stay within the border region after entering NSW.

NSW-Victoria border region map

Check the map or go to the border region address check to look up an address. 

 

 

 

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New South Wales Coronavirus Information Helpline – 13 77 88

 

 

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To Enter Victoria -  the 'traffic-light' permit system

To enter Victoria from interstate, you need to apply for a permit.

Victoria classifies regions of Australia as green, orange or red, based on the region's COVID-19 risk. You can't enter Victoria from a red zone.

Apply for the Agriculture Specified Worker Permit.  

 

 
Become a NSW COVID Safe Busines

https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/covid-safe-businesses