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Norfolk Island. Peace of Mind in Paradise.

Entry PassNorfolk Island is COVID-19 free and open for business. Now you can enjoy an overseas holiday in paradise, just a two-hour flight from Australia’s East Coast and a short flight from Auckland, New Zealand. Ready to experience Norfolk’s incredible bounty?

A Norfolk Island Entry Pass is required for all travel to our island. Just fill out and submit an application 24 to 72 hours before your departure. An application is required for each traveller, including children.

Once we assess your application, we’ll let you know if we require further information. And remember, if you are feeling unwell with any COVID-19 symptoms, see your doctor and stay home; we’ll be waiting to welcome you another time.

Before completing an application please refer to the current travel requirements and restrictions at:

Check out the Norfolk Island Regional Council website for all COVID-19 Travel Updates: Norfolk Island COVID-19 ADVICE.

FAQs about COVID-19


Are there any known cases of COVID-19 on Norfolk Island? 

There are currently no known active cases of COVID-19 on the island. Let’s keep Norfolk COVID-free, so we can all continue to enjoy our island paradise together.

Who can currently travel to Norfolk Island? 

Residents from Australia and New Zealand are free to enter Norfolk Island without quarantine -  as long as they have not travelled from any declared COVID-19 hotspots. 

Before you travel, make sure you check the latest Government travel requirements in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Requirements for each State and Territory may include mandatory health declarations, use of face masks, pre-approved entry permits, and occasionally quarantine (possibly at the customers own expense). If you fail to follow all Government requirements, your entry to Norfolk Island could be denied.

Who is responsible for providing travel restriction information?

Please be mindful that the airlines and booking agencies make no representations about safety, security or general state of any destination, and it is the travellers responsibility to research beforehand.

COVID-19 outbreaks can occur and authorities could implement measures at short notice, which may impact travellers ability to move freely. Travellers should be prepared for the possibility of an extended stay or disruption to travel.

How do I complete an Entry Permit while travelling on Norfolk Island?

It is the traveller's responsibility to ensure you meet any State and Territory Government requirements, including Entry Permits. We encourage travellers to complete the Entry Permits themselves via the following avenues:

• on your own devices
• at the Visitor Information Centre (free service)
• with assistance from your accommodation (if they provide this service)
• at Norfolk Island Data Services (NIDS) where they provide internet access for a small fee

If you experience difficulties in accessing the above, as a last resort Burnt Pine Travel may complete the entry permits on the your behalf at a fee of $10 per person.

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

The symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to other colds and flus and include:

  • fever
  • sore throat
  • cough
  • fatigue
  • difficulty breathing.

If you are suffering from any of these symptoms, please seek medical advice and testing. While coronavirus is of concern, it is important to remember that most people displaying these symptoms are likely suffering with a cold or other respiratory illness – not coronavirus.

What should I do if I’m on the island and feeling unwell?

If you feel unwell and require medical assistance while on island, please contact the Norfolk Island Health and Residential Aged Care Service (NIHRACS) +6723 22091.

In the event of an emergency on Norfolk Island please telephone 000.

What is Norfolk Island doing to encourage social distancing?

Book a holiday on an island where nature is your companion and you can distance yourself from crowds. With a small population, capped visitor numbers, and Pacific sunshine and sea air, our island is tailor-made for social distancing and wellbeing.

Do I need to wear a mask on Norfolk Island?

There are currently no regulations to wear a face mask while on island; however, it may be beneficial to wear a mask when:

  • it's hard to maintain 1.5 metres of physical distance from others
  • you're travelling through public areas (airport) 
  • you're in confined indoor areas (planes, buses, shops etc.)

Will I need to quarantine when I return home?

Please follow government advice whether you will need to quarantine when you return home from Norfolk.

Check your state government website regularly for information regarding quarantining requirements.

What precautions are taken on the flights?

Our carriers are highly focused on the health and wellbeing of passengers and staff, and have implemented temporary safety measures for check-in, catering and on-board services. Where possible, additional seating space is being allocated between passengers in accordance with government physical-distancing guidelines. 

Where can I get further information?

Contact the Norfolk Island Police. Phone: +6723 22222 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For the latest advice, information and resources, go to

Call the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080. It operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Emergency Management Norfolk Island (EMNI) Facebook Page

Norfolk Island Police Facebook Page

Norfolk Island Regional Council Website