Visit our storms and floods page for information on the assistance available for NSW residents and businesses

Introduction

You must complete a NSW entry declaration form if you:

  • are entering NSW after 5pm on 29 March 2021, and
  • in the previous 14 days have been in the suburbs covered by:
    • Brisbane City Council
    • Logan City
    • Moreton Bay Regional Council
    • Ipswich City
    • Redland City.

You must complete the form:

  • either within the 24 hour period before you enter NSW or on entry
  • whether you cross the border by any means including air, road or rail
  • each time you enter NSW, but not more than one per calendar day.

Once you enter, or if you are in NSW, special rules apply if you have been in a place of high concern.

Places of high concern

Travel to or through NSW

You must be a returning resident of NSW to enter or transit through NSW if, at the date and time listed in the COVID-19 concerns notice, you have been to a:

  • Category A place of high concern (close contact venues), or
  • Category B place of high concern (casual contact venues).

Before travelling, if you have been to a close contact venue or casual contact venue, contact NSW Health on 1800 943 553 to determine the safest way to travel that does not pose a public risk to others.

Testing and self-isolation requirements

Category A place of high concern (close contact venues)

Close contact venues have been confirmed in the Brisbane and Gladstone areas.

If you have been to a Category A place of high concern (close contact venues) at the date and time listed in the COVID-19 concerns notice you must:

  • comply with the public health requirements of Queensland Health
  • follow NSW Health's Interstate Traveller Guidelines if you have been in a place of high concern.

After arriving in NSW, or if you are already in NSW and have been to a close contact venue, at the time and date listed in the concerns notice you must:

  • immediately travel to your place of residence or another suitable place
  • self-isolate for 14 days.

Category B place of high concern

If you have been to a Category B place of high concern (casual contact venues) at the date and time listed in the COVID-19 concerns notice, follow NSW Health's Interstate Traveller Guidelines.

After arriving in NSW, or if you are already in NSW and have been to a casual contact venue, you must:

  • immediately travel to your place of residence or another suitable place
  • self-isolate until you receive a negative COVID-19 test result.

What you need

  • your name, email and phone number (mobile preferred)
  • your residential address
  • each address you have stayed at in Queensland in the last 14 days
  • the reason for your travel
  • your intended travel dates and the addresses in NSW where you'll be staying
  • the number of dependants under 16 that are travelling with you
  • the date you're intending to leave NSW (if applicable)
  • any supporting evidence associated with your travel.

How to complete

  1. Select the 'NSW entry form (Queensland)' button.
  2. Enter the required details.
  3. Read and confirm your declaration.
  4. Select 'Submit'. 

You'll be sent a copy of your declaration to the email address you provided. Keep it with you at all times while you're travelling in NSW. You'll need to produce it if requested by an enforcement officer.

You also need to carry any supporting evidence associated with your travel, at all times.

More information