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Introduction

You must complete a NSW entry declaration form if you:

  • are entering NSW on or after 12:01am on 24 April 2021, and
  • have been in Western Australia in the previous 14 days.

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 NSW

You must be a returning resident of NSW to enter 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, you must contact NSW Health on 1800 943 553 to determine if you are permitted to return to NSW.

Returning NSW residents will only be permitted to travel to NSW in a manner that does not pose a public health risk.

If you are identified as a close contact, you will not be considered safe to travel on a plane. You must get tested immediately and self-isolate for 14 days since your last exposure.

Testing and self-isolation requirements

Category A place of high concern (close contact venues)

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 the Department of Health, Western Australia
  • 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 Western Australia on or after 12:01am on 24 April
  • 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 (Western Australia)' 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.

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