Apply for exemption to quarantine
Read more about who is eligible to apply for exemption to quarantine.
Even if you are a person that is considered exempt, you are still required to complete an application form to enter the NT.
Who must apply
The Chief Health Officer or authorised delegate can grant an exemption. There are a number of people granted exemptions by the Chief Health Officer, however they must still apply for that exemption to quarantine.
Other people that may be eligible for an exemption, include a person that:
- is required for the proper functioning of the Territory or
- may suffer an unusual, undeserved of disproportionate effect of being quarantined or
- is governed by a COVID-19 management plan imposed by the employer to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 to the public.
How to apply
Fill the online application for exemption.
Organisations applying for exemption for their employees on the grounds they are governed by a COVID-19 management plan are to attach a copy of their plan to this email.
Your application will then be assessed on its merits by the Chief Health Officer or appropriate delegate.
The processing of applications can take up to 10 business days.
How you will be notified
You will receive a letter or email from the Chief Health Officer or authorised delegate advising you of the decision of your application.