A photo of a State Border Sign, with the writing "State Border Queensland" in black on the white sign.

Queensland has reviewed the border restrictions that were in place. We explain the current restrictions.  

Important information 

Queensland Border restrictions

From 5 pm Monday 29 March to 5 pm Thursday 1 April 2021 Greater Brisbane (Brisbane, Logan, Ipswich, Moreton Bay, and Redlands) is in lockdown. The area has also been declared a hotspot from 5pm 29 March. Other restrictions are in place for the rest of Queensland.

You do not need a border pass to enter Queensland.

Travelling from Queensland

If you’re travelling from Queensland it’s important to understand what restrictions apply to domestic travel. Find helpful information on what you need to do to travel into other states and territories, including applying for border passes.

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

Travelling to Queensland

What’s changed from 17 March 2021

  • The Border Restrictions Direction has been withdrawn:
    • There are no COVID-19 hotspots in Australia
    • You are free to enter Queensland from any Australian state or territory for any purpose
    • The Queensland Border Declaration Pass system is not active. You do not need a border pass to enter Queensland.
  • The Operational protocol for freight movements entering Queensland has been revoked.
  • The Operational protocol for disaster management workers entering Queensland has been revoked.
  • View the Quarantine for International Arrivals Direction for information about entering Queensland from overseas.

If there is a need for border restrictions to be put in place in the future, the Border Restrictions Direction and the Queensland Border Declaration Pass system may be reinstated.


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