Returning Home: RESOURCES
Guidance on returning to Australia: Read the latest advice on border restrictions, quarantine processes, and the steps you must take before travelling.
Register to return to Australia: This registration portal is for Australian citizens and Australian permanent residents who wish to return to Australia and have been unable to do so. Registering allows the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to better understand who’s trying to return home and to help arrange more commercial flights.
Overseas financial assistance: If you have been unable to return to Australia, and are experiencing financial distress, check if you are eligible for financial support from the Australian Government.
COVID-19 restrictions across Australian states and territories: Whether you are required to quarantine upon arrival, or wish to travel to another state/territory after arriving, the relevant restrictions for each location may differ slightly.
Australian Government response to the COVID-19 outbreak: The official Australian Government Covid-19 response website.
Australians in the UK: Information for Australians in the United Kingdom to get home safely.
Australians in the US: Information for Australians in the United States including registering with DFAT, emergency financial assistance, and other support.
Directory of all Australian embassies, high commissions and consulates: Find your nearest Australian representative office for country-specific information and services.
Australian Government, Department of Home Affairs: Find out about Australian visas, immigration and citizenship, as well as updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during COVID-19 for Australian citizens, permanent residents, their immediate families and those with Australian visas.
Aussie Expats Coming Home: A Facebook group for Australian expats who have either returned home, or are considering returning home, with particularly helpful guidance around surviving quarantine.