Important Information for Travellers & FIFO Workers

24 Mar 2020

The Tasmanian Government has declared a State of Emergency- COVID 19 and tough border restrictions are in place.

Border Restrictions Fact Sheet

Go to the DHHS website FAQs and refer to the information under 'What does 'quarantine' mean?'.



All Travellers MUST complete an Arrivals Form.

All travellers are required to quarantine for 14 days unless they meet Essential Travellers criteria.  Strict quarantine conditions also apply to Essential Travellers in Tasmania.  Quarantine Conditions for Essential Travellers including Health Care Workers


Work Related Travel 

People travelling for work are also subject to quarantine - Fly In Fly Out Workers Fact Sheet


Application forms for Essential Traveller / Worker status

Anyone coming into Tasmania will be subject to quarantine whether you are an Essential Traveller or not.

Application 1  Compassionate Grounds refer to the Compassionate Grounds Fact Sheet


Application 2  - Any other person or member of a class of person (Fly In Fly Out Workers)


If you require assistance to fill out and lodge the Tasmanian Arrivals Card and/or the Essential Traveller Status Application Forms, call 1300 292 292. This number is open between 9am and 4.45 pm Monday to Friday.  For calls after hours, you can contact the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738.