Coronavirus Travel Restrictions To & From Northern Territory

Coronavirus Travel Restrictions To & From Northern Territory


The Northern Territory (often known as the NT) is a large Australian federal territory known for its Outback desert scenery. Watarrka National Park in the arid Red Centre contains the iconic sandstone monolith Uluru (Ayers Rock), the red-rock domes of Kata Tjuta, and the sculpted cliffs of Kings Canyon.

Since the Global Pandemic Coronavirus Northern Territory also faced several restrictions for the safety of the public.

Covid-19 Survey

In the Northern Territory, there is currently no evidence of community transmission. Additional measures, including improved testing, may be implemented by states and territories to control community transmission of illness if it happens. Depending on the circumstances, it may be critical that these additional measures be limited to a town, region, or wider geographical area.

A total number of vaccination done since February 21 are 138,250 in the Northern territory. Out of these total vaccination, 88,275 got their first dose while the reaming 49,930 are those who have got their second dose. There are currently 4 active cases, in the Northern Territory of Australia. The total coronavirus test conducted till now has reached 288,867 which may be increased in the upcoming time.

Travel Restrictions in Northern Territory

The Northern Territory’s public transportation system, which includes buses, taxis, and rideshare services, is still operational. Passengers must adopt proper cleanliness and physical separation where possible to reduce the risk of getting or spreading coronavirus (COVID-19). This includes sitting in the back seat of cars when using taxi services. Clean surfaces with a suitable disinfectant wipe in the event of a passenger dispersing droplets (such as sneezing, coughing, or vomiting) to prevent the spread of infection. When cleaning surfaces, the driver must wear gloves and a mask.

If you’re traveling to the Northern Territory with a pet from a declared hotspot, you’ll need to make plans for your pet’s care while you’re in quarantine for 14 days. Pets are the responsibility of their owners and are not permitted in approved quarantine facilities. Following are some responsibilities of pet owners.

  • It is the responsibility of the owner to ensure that any pet vaccines are up to date.
  • If you are traveling with a pet, you must make arrangements for your pet’s housing before arriving in the Northern Territory and entering your assigned quarantine accommodation.
  • To care for the animal, make arrangements with a commercial kennel, relatives, or friends. You are responsible for making your arrangements.
  • Domestic animals are not subject to COVID-19 border restrictions.
  • All pet owners must look after their animals.


All visitors to the Territory, are subject to stringent border inspections. All visitors to the Northern Territory (NT) must:

  • Fill out an entry form on the border.
  • If you have recently been in an active declared COVID-19 hot area, you must complete 14 days of required supervised quarantine at your own expense. This includes kids who have just returned from a hotspot.

Goods and Services

  • Public Gathering is allowed with the following complete SOPs.
  • Sports activities can be done, along with limited crowed.
  • Public transport is completely opened with limitations.
  • The education system is opened with complete care and safety.

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