Victoria (VIC)

Page last updated: 26/02/2021

If travel advice changes, you may need to cancel or amend your travel plans on short notice.

Make sure you’re aware of general advice when you are travelling.

COVID-19 affected areas in Victoria

There are no longer any areas in Victoria that are considered to be COVID-19 affected areas.

ACT Health does not consider Victoria's Tier 2 and Tier 3 exposure sites to be COVID-19 affected areas.

However, if you have been in a Tier 2 or Tier 3 exposure site during the date and time listed, please follow the advice provided by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services on their website.

Travelling from the ACT to Victoria

Currently, ACT residents can travel to Victoria.

However, anyone planning travel to Victoria is advised to stay up to date with the latest travel advice.

Be prepared to cancel or amend travel plans at short notice, as the COVID-19 situation can change rapidly.

It is your responsibility to understand the travel restrictions Victoria has in place, including for those transiting through NSW.

Currently, anyone travelling from the ACT to Victoria needs to apply for a Victorian Government permit.

For more information, visit the Service Victoria website or contact the Victorian Government’s 24/7 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hotline on 1800 675 398.

To find out if you need to declare your travel, apply for border passes, or quarantine when you arrive, visit the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) website.

Travelling from Victoria to the ACT

Currently, Victorian residents and people coming from Victoria can travel to the ACT.

There are no requirements to advise ACT Health you are travelling or to quarantine.

Under a Public Health Direction effective 11.59pm on Friday 22 January 2021, face masks are mandatory for people aged 12 and over while inside the Canberra Airport terminal and during domestic commercial flights in and out of Canberra. Find out more on the Protect yourself page.

If you are transiting through other states or territories to reach the ACT, you must check the advice from that state or territory.

Once in the ACT, keep up-to-date with the latest case locations in Victoria on the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services website.

If you have been in a public location at the same time as a confirmed case, please follow the Victorian Government’s advice, and call the COVID-19 Helpline on (02) 6207 7244 to notify ACT Health.

If you need to return to Victoria, please visit the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services website for the latest travel advice.

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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.

Last Updated: February 26 2021