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Key Points

  • The Australian government has approved five additional vaccines for international travel


On January 17, 2022, the government of Australia approved five additional vaccines to establish a traveler’s vaccination status. Travelers will need to have received a two-dose vaccination regimen to be approved for travel to Australia. The following vaccines will be recognized for the purpose of travel:

  • Comirnaty (Pfizer)
  • Vaxzeviria (AstraZeneca)
  • Spikevax or Takeda (Moderna)
  • Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)
  • Coronavac (Sinovac)
  • Covishield (AstraZeneca – Serum Institute of India)
  • BBIBP-CorV for people under the age of 60
  • Covaxin (Bharat Biotech)
  • Sputnik V (Gamaleya Research Institute)

What are the Changes?

The government of Australia has recognized more vaccine types for travel. This change will allow more travelers to enter Australia with government-approved vaccines.

Looking AheadÔÇ»

Continue to check the government of Australia’s website for additional updates and information.

Source: Australian Government, Departure of Health

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