Finally, the time to travel has come! As the borders progressively reopen from 1 November 2021, there are several things to note before travelling to and from Australia.
TRAVELLERS VACCINATED IN AUSTRALIA going to France
You will need to have a negative COVID test result 72 hours before flying. You will also need to present an Australian International COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate in order to obtain a “passe sanitaire”.
=> The procedure to obtain a French Passe Sanitaire is different whether you are a French national or not
- For non French citizens. check the procedures on how to obtain a French Health Pass here
- For the French Nationals, please click here.
For more information on what you need to know to travel to France, please check here.
TRAVELLERS VACCINATED IN OTHER COUNTRIES coming to Australia
Your COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate format will need to meet the following criteria:
- Issued by a national or state/provincial-level authority or an accredited vaccination provider
- Written in English or accompanied by a certified translation
- Containing at a minimum:
- Name as it appears in the traveller’s passport
- Either date of birth or passport number
- The vaccine brand name, and
- The date of each dose or the date on which a full course of immunisation was completed
CURRENT RECOGNISED VACCINES AND DOSAGES
- Two Doses at least 14 days apart of:
- AstraZeneca Vaxzevria
- AstraZeneca COVISHIELD
- Pfizer/Biontech Comirnaty
- Moderna Spikevax
- Sinovac Coronavac
- Or One dose of:
- Janssen-Cilag COVID VaccinePLEASE NOTE :You will be considered fully vaccinated 28 days after a single dose of Janssen Vaccine and 7 days after the second dose of other vaccines (Pfizer/Comirnaty, Moderna, AstraZeneca/Vaxzevria/Covishield).
For more information on the latest approved and recognised vaccines, please visit Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website.