Oceania Latest COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Updated on 21 Jan 2022, 10:21 UTC+8
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Fiji

Fiji

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Entry into FijiLow Entry Requirements
Vaccinations
Travelers fully vaccinated with an approved vaccine for COVID-19 are exempt from the ban on entry and from quarantine requirements.
COVID-19 Testing
All travelers must have proof of a negative RT-PCR test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days prior to departure.
Quarantine
Quarantine is not enforced by the destination country/region. Please follow standard safety precautions.
Forms and Visas
Visa services are operating normally. Please check the embassy website for more details.
Travel/Medical Insurance
Foreign travelers must have proof of medical insurance valid for the entire duration of their stay with coverage sufficient for all expenses associated with COVID-19 testing and treatment.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Fiji without special authorization. This policy does not apply to persons traveling from so-called "Travel Partner" locations. All travelers 18 years of age or older must, regardless of origin, carry proof they have, at least 14 days prior to their intended arrival, completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by Fijian authorities. Foreign nationals seeking to travel from a non-Travel Partner location must obtain permission from the Fiji COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Taskforce prior to departure. Fijian nationals seeking to return from a non-Travel Partner location are required to contact the Fiji Border Health Protection Unit prior to departure. A list of current Travel Partner locations is available at the following URL: https://www.fiji.travel/covid-19/travelling-to-fiji
 
All travelers 12 years of age or older must carry proof of a negative test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test performed by a recognized medical services provider. Persons who, within 90 days of their intended arrival, have previously testing positive for COVID-19 must carry proof they have fully-recovered and are fit to fly. All persons arriving from Travel Partner locations must have proof of a confirmed 3-night booking at a so-called "Care Fiji Committed" (CFC) accommodation and must undergo a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) no more than 48 hours following their arrival. Confirmation of a RAT result is required before travelers can visit non-CFC locations. RAT testing requirements do not apply to travelers 11 years of age or younger. All travelers entering Fiji on holiday must have proof of medical insurance valid for use in Fiji for the entire duration of their intended stay with a coverage amount sufficient to cover all costs associated with the testing and treatment of COVID-19. All travelers must download the "careFIJI" mobile application prior to their arrival and must use the app while in Fiji. 

Please note that differing travel restrictions apply to persons arriving from non-Travel Partner locations. Travelers from such locations should verify all entry requirements prior to finalizing travel arrangements. More information is available at the following URL: https://www.mcttt.gov.fj/home/traveltofiji/international-travel/
Returning to United StatesStrict Entry Requirements
Fully vaccinated travelers may be eligible for entry. See below.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals 18 years of age or older must carry proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO). This policy does not apply to lawful permanent residents or to persons with valid immigrant status. Further exemptions exist for diplomatic personnel, persons with a documented medical condition that prevents them from being vaccinated, persons traveling for humanitarian or emergency reasons, persons whose entry is determined to be in the national interest, and a limited number of other categories of persons. All travelers are strongly encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate in order to verify their entry eligibility and any entry visa requirements prior to finalizing travel arrangements. More information, including about vaccination exemption categories, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/proof-of-vaccination.html

All persons (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 using a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) or an antigen test issued no more than 1 day prior to departure. Alternatively, persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 at any point within 90 days of their intended departure may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. Such documentation must include proof of a positive COVID-19 test result along with a letter issued by a recognized healthcare provider that personally identifies the travelers and matches the information in the traveler’s passport or other travel documents indicating the traveler has been cleared for travel. All travelers (including US nationals) must submit a "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" form prior to departure wherein they attest to providing complete and accurate health information under penalty of law. Travelers lacking any of these documents may be prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information, including about documentation requirements, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

When arriving into or traveling within the United States, all persons must wear masks covering their mouth and nose while aboard any conveyance or at any transportation hub. Be advised, various state and local authorities in the United States have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions. "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" forms are available online at the following URI: https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/pdf/Fillable-Attestation-English-508.pdf?v=2F
Palau

Palau

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Entry into PalauLow Entry Requirements
COVID-19 Testing
No medical tests are required for travel.
Quarantine
Quarantine is not enforced by the destination country/region. Please follow standard safety precautions.
Forms and Visas
Visa services are operating normally. Please check the embassy website for more details.
Detailed Regulations
From February 5 until June 30, 2020, Palau will prohibit entry of all travelers with travel history originating from or transiting through mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau within 14 days of their arrival in the country.

Exemption may be made to this prohibition for Palauan citizens and residents, provided that such persons submit to a comprehensive health screening and agree to a 14-day self-quarantine upon arrival in Palau.

Any person, including a crew member, a Palauan citizen, or a Palau resident, arriving into Palau at any point of entry is required to complete a health declaration form and to submit to all testing and quarantine procedures.

All resident workers of Palau are advised to carry their worker’s permit and immigration entry permit while traveling.

From February 1 to June 30, 2020, flights from mainland China (including Hong Kong, Macau) to Palau are suspended.
Returning to United StatesStrict Entry Requirements
Fully vaccinated travelers may be eligible for entry. See below.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals 18 years of age or older must carry proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO). This policy does not apply to lawful permanent residents or to persons with valid immigrant status. Further exemptions exist for diplomatic personnel, persons with a documented medical condition that prevents them from being vaccinated, persons traveling for humanitarian or emergency reasons, persons whose entry is determined to be in the national interest, and a limited number of other categories of persons. All travelers are strongly encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate in order to verify their entry eligibility and any entry visa requirements prior to finalizing travel arrangements. More information, including about vaccination exemption categories, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/proof-of-vaccination.html

All persons (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 using a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) or an antigen test issued no more than 1 day prior to departure. Alternatively, persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 at any point within 90 days of their intended departure may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. Such documentation must include proof of a positive COVID-19 test result along with a letter issued by a recognized healthcare provider that personally identifies the travelers and matches the information in the traveler’s passport or other travel documents indicating the traveler has been cleared for travel. All travelers (including US nationals) must submit a "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" form prior to departure wherein they attest to providing complete and accurate health information under penalty of law. Travelers lacking any of these documents may be prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information, including about documentation requirements, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

When arriving into or traveling within the United States, all persons must wear masks covering their mouth and nose while aboard any conveyance or at any transportation hub. Be advised, various state and local authorities in the United States have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions. "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" forms are available online at the following URI: https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/pdf/Fillable-Attestation-English-508.pdf?v=2F
Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea

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Entry into Papua New GuineaLow Entry Requirements
COVID-19 Testing
No medical tests are required for travel.
Quarantine
Quarantine is not enforced by the destination country/region. Please follow standard safety precautions.
Forms and Visas
Visa services are operating normally. Please check the embassy website for more details.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Papua New Guinea. This policy does not apply to persons arriving by air from Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR, Japan, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, provided such persons obtain approval prior to departure from the COVID-19 Travel Desk in the Office of the Police Commissioner and Controller of the Papua New Guinea COVID-19 National Pandemic Response. All persons authorized to travel to Papua New Guinea must have proof of a negative test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 14 days prior to departure and must undergo a 14-day quarantine upon arrival. More information, including about how to contact the COVID-19 Travel Desk, is available at the following URL: https://www.papuanewguinea.travel/travel-advice-update-13th-may-2021
Returning to United StatesStrict Entry Requirements
Fully vaccinated travelers may be eligible for entry. See below.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals 18 years of age or older must carry proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO). This policy does not apply to lawful permanent residents or to persons with valid immigrant status. Further exemptions exist for diplomatic personnel, persons with a documented medical condition that prevents them from being vaccinated, persons traveling for humanitarian or emergency reasons, persons whose entry is determined to be in the national interest, and a limited number of other categories of persons. All travelers are strongly encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate in order to verify their entry eligibility and any entry visa requirements prior to finalizing travel arrangements. More information, including about vaccination exemption categories, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/proof-of-vaccination.html

All persons (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 using a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) or an antigen test issued no more than 1 day prior to departure. Alternatively, persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 at any point within 90 days of their intended departure may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. Such documentation must include proof of a positive COVID-19 test result along with a letter issued by a recognized healthcare provider that personally identifies the travelers and matches the information in the traveler’s passport or other travel documents indicating the traveler has been cleared for travel. All travelers (including US nationals) must submit a "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" form prior to departure wherein they attest to providing complete and accurate health information under penalty of law. Travelers lacking any of these documents may be prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information, including about documentation requirements, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

When arriving into or traveling within the United States, all persons must wear masks covering their mouth and nose while aboard any conveyance or at any transportation hub. Be advised, various state and local authorities in the United States have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions. "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" forms are available online at the following URI: https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/pdf/Fillable-Attestation-English-508.pdf?v=2F
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Australia

Australia

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Entry into AustraliaStrict Entry Requirements
Fully vaccinated travelers may be eligible for entry. See below.
Detailed Regulations
Entry for Japanese, Singaporean, and South Korean Nationals
Travelers holding passports issued by Japan, Singapore, or South Korea may be eligible to travel to participating Australian states or territories, provided they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). Such person must arrive aboard direct flights from their passport-issuing country, must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, and must have a valid Australian entry visa. Family members of such persons who carry a passport issued by a different country are prohibited from entering Australia. This policy provides exemptions for family members who obtain a valid entry visa or who are granted a specific travel exemption. All travelers must complete an Australia Travel Declaration (ATD) form at least 72 hours prior to departure. 

Travel restrictions differ by state and territory. All travelers are strongly encouraged to review the specific entry rules that apply to their Australian destination prior to finalizing travel plans. More information, including information on participating states and territories and links to ATD forms, is available at the following URL: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/international-safe-travel-zones

All Others
Travel restrictions for foreign nationals seeking to enter Australia differ by state and territory. All travelers are strongly encouraged to review the specific entry rules that apply to their Australian destination prior to finalizing travel plans. At the national level, foreign nationals (regardless of vaccination status) must obtain an individual exemption to Australian travel restrictions. This policy does not apply to lawful permanent residents and their immediate family members, persons traveling from New Zealand by air who have remained there for at least the 14 days prior to their departure, transit passengers who remain within Australian jurisdiction for less than 72 hours, diplomats accredited to Australia and their family members, airline crew members, maritime crew members including marine pilots, and a limited number of additional categories of persons. Foreign nationals must apply online for an exemption at least 2 weeks prior to their intended departure. Applications for exemption from Australian travel restrictions are available at the following URL: https://travel-exemptions.homeaffairs.gov.au/tep

All persons (including Australian nationals) must complete an ATD form at least 72 hours prior to departure and must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days prior to departure using a PCR test. Upon arrival, all persons are subject to local quarantine requirements and additional restrictions imposed by State and Territory governments. Some states and territories provide for quarantine-free entry to persons who carry proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). Fully vaccinated Australian nationals may depart Australia without needing an outbound travel exemption. More information on arrival requirements is available from the Australian Ministry of Health at the following URL: https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert/coronavirus-covid-19-restrictions/coronavirus-covid-19-advice-for-international-travellers
Returning to United StatesStrict Entry Requirements
Fully vaccinated travelers may be eligible for entry. See below.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals 18 years of age or older must carry proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO). This policy does not apply to lawful permanent residents or to persons with valid immigrant status. Further exemptions exist for diplomatic personnel, persons with a documented medical condition that prevents them from being vaccinated, persons traveling for humanitarian or emergency reasons, persons whose entry is determined to be in the national interest, and a limited number of other categories of persons. All travelers are strongly encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate in order to verify their entry eligibility and any entry visa requirements prior to finalizing travel arrangements. More information, including about vaccination exemption categories, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/proof-of-vaccination.html

All persons (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 using a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) or an antigen test issued no more than 1 day prior to departure. Alternatively, persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 at any point within 90 days of their intended departure may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. Such documentation must include proof of a positive COVID-19 test result along with a letter issued by a recognized healthcare provider that personally identifies the travelers and matches the information in the traveler’s passport or other travel documents indicating the traveler has been cleared for travel. All travelers (including US nationals) must submit a "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" form prior to departure wherein they attest to providing complete and accurate health information under penalty of law. Travelers lacking any of these documents may be prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information, including about documentation requirements, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

When arriving into or traveling within the United States, all persons must wear masks covering their mouth and nose while aboard any conveyance or at any transportation hub. Be advised, various state and local authorities in the United States have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions. "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" forms are available online at the following URI: https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/pdf/Fillable-Attestation-English-508.pdf?v=2F
New Zealand

New Zealand

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Entry into New ZealandStrict Entry Requirements
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals are generally prohibited from entering New Zealand. This policy does not apply to lawful residents holding valid travel documents or to persons authorized to travel from the Cook Islands or Niue aboard special quarantine-free flights. Further exemptions exist persons traveling from Samoa, Tonga, and Vanuatu under the Recognized Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme and for a limited number of special cases. All non-nationals and non-residents seeking to travel to New Zealand must obtain specific approval from immigration authorities prior to boarding flights bound for New Zealand. Travelers are encouraged to verify their eligibility for entry prior to finalizing travel arrangements. Persons seeking to transit New Zealand for final destinations abroad must obtain a valid transit visa or a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) prior to departure. This policy provides limited exemptions to certain categories of persons. All transit passengers are strongly encouraged to contact their local New Zealand embassy or consulate to verify transit document requirements prior to departure. More information is available at the following URL: https://covid19.govt.nz/travel-and-the-border/

Foreign nationals 17 years of age or older who are authorized to travel to New Zealand must carry proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by local authorities. This policy does not apply to persons unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons, persons traveling from Samoa, Tonga, or Vanuatu under the RSE scheme, or persons who obtain an exemption from the New Zealand Director General of Health. All persons (including New Zealand nationals and transit passengers) must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR), loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP), or antigen test. This does not apply to children under 2 years of age or to persons traveling from locations where New Zealand’s pre-departure testing standard is not available. All persons (including New Zealand nationals) must undergo a 10-day quarantine at a designated facility upon arrival. This policy does not apply to persons arriving aboard special quarantine-free flights from the Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, or Vanuatu, provided such travelers meet specific requirements established by New Zealand immigration authorities. All travelers are encouraged to verify their eligibility for quarantine-free entry prior to finalizing travel arrangements. Additional information is available at the following URL: https://covid19.govt.nz/travel-and-the-border/quarantine-free-travel/
Returning to United StatesStrict Entry Requirements
Fully vaccinated travelers may be eligible for entry. See below.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals 18 years of age or older must carry proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO). This policy does not apply to lawful permanent residents or to persons with valid immigrant status. Further exemptions exist for diplomatic personnel, persons with a documented medical condition that prevents them from being vaccinated, persons traveling for humanitarian or emergency reasons, persons whose entry is determined to be in the national interest, and a limited number of other categories of persons. All travelers are strongly encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate in order to verify their entry eligibility and any entry visa requirements prior to finalizing travel arrangements. More information, including about vaccination exemption categories, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/proof-of-vaccination.html

All persons (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 using a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) or an antigen test issued no more than 1 day prior to departure. Alternatively, persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 at any point within 90 days of their intended departure may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. Such documentation must include proof of a positive COVID-19 test result along with a letter issued by a recognized healthcare provider that personally identifies the travelers and matches the information in the traveler’s passport or other travel documents indicating the traveler has been cleared for travel. All travelers (including US nationals) must submit a "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" form prior to departure wherein they attest to providing complete and accurate health information under penalty of law. Travelers lacking any of these documents may be prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information, including about documentation requirements, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

When arriving into or traveling within the United States, all persons must wear masks covering their mouth and nose while aboard any conveyance or at any transportation hub. Be advised, various state and local authorities in the United States have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions. "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" forms are available online at the following URI: https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/pdf/Fillable-Attestation-English-508.pdf?v=2F

American Samoa

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Marshall Islands

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Micronesia

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Samoa

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