Can I move interstate to Sydney under Coronavirus restrictions?

So, you need to move interstate to Sydney, but you have no idea what you can and can’t do under Coronavirus restrictions. You’re not alone, and we’re here to help you.

The current climate, globally, is chaotic, and it’s tough to know what’s right and wrong. Conditions are changing every day, so its best to be prepared for something as significant as moving interstate to Sydney under Coronavirus restrictions.


Exemptions Apply, Including Relocation

The short answer is yes, you can move interstate to Sydney under Coronavirus restrictions. Although the NSW border is closed to Victoria to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus, some exemptions apply.

Generally, people are not encouraged to travel to NSW and Sydney during this time. However, some groups can obtain permits to enter the state legally and responsibly.

If you are relocating to Sydney by road and becoming a NSW resident, you are exempt from obtaining a permit. This is on the condition that you and those travelling with you self-isolate in your home for 14 days following your travel.


NSW Government Advice

The exemptions for entry into NSW – frequently asked questions page states the following:

“The permit conditions for returning NSW residents and people relocating to NSW from Victoria include entry by air landing at Sydney airport and undertaking two weeks of hotel quarantine. An exemption is required for people who are requesting different permit conditions.”

Please do consult the NSW Government website to learn more about what you can and can’t do under current restrictions, particularly if relocating from Victoria.


Relocating Safely and Efficiently

If you’re moving interstate to Sydney under Coronavirus restrictions, you’ll want your move to be done safely and professionally. WridgWays Interstate Removalists Sydney is a highly qualified removalist who can assist you with this mammoth task.

The help of a professional will make you feel more confident about your interstate move during these uncertain times.


Other Important Information

Once you’ve read the NSW government advice linked above, you’ll need to apply for an exemption to relocate to Sydney, and gather your supporting documents. Make sure you read the guidelines carefully so that your move to Sydney is hassle-free!