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I’m travelling to Australia, do I need a yellow fever vaccine?

Page last updated 30 April 2020

Anyone aged 12 months or older who has stayed overnight or longer in a declared yellow fever infected country within 6 days prior to arrival in Australia, is required to show evidence of yellow fever vaccination. This is documented on an approved yellow fever vaccination certificate.

For further information regarding the yellow fever vaccination, speak with your healthcare professional.


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Sources & Citations

7. Australian Government Department of Health. Yellow fever – general fact sheet. Available at: (Accessed 20 March 2020).

SPANZ.STAMA.18.05.0185(1)a - Date of preparation April 2020