Australia opens border for international students and visa holders


Australia plans to welcome international students and temporary visa holders without quarantine. Australian Prime minister Scot Morrison today announced Australia is ready to welcome international travelers holding an eligible visa and fully vaccinated from December 1, 2021.

This Australian move opens the door for international students, tourists, backpackers, skilled migrants as well as humanitarian visa holders. Anyone willing to visit Australia must be fully vaccinated and need to produce a vaccine certificate as well as a negative PCR result within 3 days of departing for Australia.

With this announcement fully vaccinated visa holders no need to apply for a travel exemption.

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Nepalese students and 458 visa holders can return to Australia

With this new travel arrangement announced by the Australian government students and temporary visa holders stuck in Nepal while holidaying can return to Australia. There are 3,805 Nepalese international students holding Australian visas are outside Australia according to recent government data.

Because different Australian states have different COVID measures put in place travelers need to check how it works for them. As of today’s arrangement  New South Wales, Victoria, and the Australian Capital Territory will welcome international travelers without quarantine.

Read More: Australian Primeminister’s Statement 

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