The following information is a guide only and requirements may differ between states, organisations, hospitals and departments. Ensure all documents provided contain the practice/clinic details including official letterhead/stamp, and your name and DOB as a minimum. Where applicable ensure evidence contains vaccination brand and batch.
NB: In certain specialised clinical settings, the health facility may require additional serological evidence of protection.
If you are having difficulty locating your vaccination record, The Australian Immunisation Register can provide you with a copy of your immunisation history. Some vaccinations records are also available via the Medicare/MyGov immunisation program as well, if they have been recorded and linked to your Medicare/My Gov account.
- One adult dose of diphtheria/ tetanus/pertussis vaccine (dTpa). Not ADT
- Serology will not be accepted
- 2 doses of MMR vaccine at least one month apart, or
- Positive IgG for measles, mumps and rubella, or
- Birthdate before 1966.
- 2 doses of varicella vaccine at least one month apart (one dose is sufficient if prior to 14 years of age), or
- Positive IgG for varicella, or History of chickenpox, or
- physician-diagnosed shingles (serotest if uncertain)
- History of completed age-appropriate course of hepatitis B vaccine. Not “accelerated” course. AND:
- Anti-HBs greater than or equal to 10mIU/mL, or
- Documented evidence of anti-HBc, indicating past hepatitis B infection
- a record of vaccination, and/or;
- serological confirmation of protection, and/or;
- other evidence