Areas are designated green, orange or red zones by the CHO based on public health advice. Restrictions apply for different zones. 

You can apply for a permit online at or by calling the Coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398

Based on current health advice, here are the different zones:

Each adult needs their own permit. 

If you reach the border without a valid Victorian Border Crossing Permit, you will be turned away at the border and face a possible fine.

Those living in our border communities in New South Wales can continue to access the 'border bubble' using their driver's license or other photo ID to prove their residential address.

For those travelling by road, there are four designated Victoria Police checkpoints for those people with a Victorian Border Permit:

  • Mildura - Sturt Hwy A20
  • Echuca - Northern Hwy B75
  • Wodonga - Hume Fwy High Street (split into sites A & B)
  • Genoa - Princes Hwy at Mallacoota turnoff

Real-time traffic conditions are available at or via the VicTraffic mobile app to help you plan your journey.