Tasmanian Arrivals Form

​Help us stop the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

The State Controller requires you to complete this form to provide information and the details of your travel, and for everyone travelling in your party. If you are not an Essential Traveller (definition below) you are required to enter self-isolation for 14 days in a government provided accommodation immediately. The information below will be used to check on your health and compliance over the next 14 days.

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List the countries, states & territories you have visited in the past 30 days.




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What was your entry point into Tasmania?




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Select a date from the calendar.



If by plane, your flight number





If by plane, your seat number





If by boat or ship - name of vessel




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Your full name




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Select a date from the calendar.


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As shown on passport (eg Australian or British or Chinese)








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Your accommodation address for the next 14 days





Important Information: these two questions are only required to be completed by those people who have Essential Traveller status.

Please tick a box if you meet the criteria of ‘Essential Traveller’. See end of document for full definitions.

If you do not meet the criteria for an Essential Traveller, you must go into self-isolation for 14 days in a government provided accommodation immediately

You can apply for an individual assessment for Essential Traveller status. Application Forms are available on the DPIPWE website and from Biosecurity Tasmania staff.

If you are an Essential Traveller please select the criteria you meet.





Please provide a short justification for why you meet the criteria above:





If you are travelling as a family please provide the names and contact details of each additional family member below:





Select a date from the calendar.



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Select a date from the calendar.



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Select a date from the calendar.



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* You must agree that the information provided is correct to submit the form.





This information is required under the Emergency Management Act 2006 from all people who have arrived in Tasmania after Friday 20 March 2020 by the State Controller. Failure to provide this information is an offence against the Act and may incur a fine of up to $16,800.00 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months, or both.

Any person that fails to comply with a requirement to quarantine or self-isolate is committing an offence.

This information is collected and will be used subject to the Personal Information Protection Act 2004 (Tas), for the purposes of assisting the State Controller to exercise powers and perform functions to prevent or control the spread of a notifiable disease under the Public Health Act 1997 (Tas), namely the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

Essential traveller categories

Full definitions list

1. National and State Security and Governance

  1. Any Government senior official who in the carriage of his or her duties is responsible for the safety of the Nation
    or Tasmania against threats such as terrorism, war, or espionage, and is required to be present in Tasmania for such
    purposes; and
  2. Active Military personnel required to be on duty in Tasmania while in Tasmania; and
  3. A member of the Commonwealth Parliament who is ordinarily resident in Tasmania.

2. Health Services

  1. A clinician in relation to health who is ordinarily resident in Tasmania and who is requested by the Secretary of the Department of Health, or his or her delegate, to return to Tasmania to present for duty in Tasmania; and
  2. A clinician in relation to health who is requested by the Secretary of the Department of Health, or his or her delegate, to present for duty in Tasmania to perform, during the period in which the person will be present in Tasmania, duties unable to be appropriately performed by a person ordinarily resident in Tasmania.

3. Transport, freight and logistics

  1. Any person who in the carriage of his or her duties is responsible for provision of transport or freight and logistics into,
    within and out of Tasmania; and
  2. Flight Crew and ship crew for the purpose of delivery of persons, freight or logistics into, within and out of Tasmania.

4. Specialist skills critical to maintaining key industries or businesses

  1. Any specialists required for industry or business continuity and maintenance of competitive operations where the
    appropriate skills are not available in Tasmania, where the service is time-critical and where the provision of the service
    requires that the person be physically present in Tasmania;
  2. Any person who, in the carriage of his or her duties, is responsible, while in Tasmania, for critical maintenance or repair of infrastructure critical to Tasmania; and
  3. Any person travelling from Antarctica directly to Tasmania.

5. Paramedics and ambulance officers

  1. A paramedic, or an officer of Ambulance Tasmania, each within the meaning of the Ambulance Service Act 1982, who
    is returning to Tasmania as soon as practicable after providing medical transport to a patient or who is returning to
    Tasmania while providing medical transport to a person; and
  2. A paramedic, or an officer of Ambulance Tasmania, each within the meaning of the Ambulance Service Act 1982, who
    is ordinarily resident in Tasmania and who is requested by the Commissioner of Ambulance Services, or his or her
    delegate, to return to Tasmania to present for duty in Tasmania.

6. Other persons, or class of persons, exempted by the State Controller

Exempted by the State Controller:
  1. Any other person, or member of a class of persons, in relation to whom, in the opinion of the State Controller, self-quarantine would lead to an unusual, undeserved or disproportionate hardship; and
  2. Any other person, or member of a class of persons, who, in the opinion of the State Controller, is essential for the
    proper functioning of Tasmania.
Assessed on an individual basis via application e.g:
  1. Compassionate grounds e.g. a person is travelling to Tasmania to visit a terminally ill relative.
  2. Medical grounds e.g. a person who travels to and from Tasmania to receive essential medical treatment on the mainland.
  3. Other reasons considered on individual merit.

If your application has not been received and approved by the time you arrive in Tasmania you must begin the mandatory 14 days of quarantine until your application is approved.

Essential Travellers must still comply with the listed quarantine.

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