Skip to content
To help inform Government, we are asking businesses that have been affected by the July Border Closures to please register their impact here. Please note that this is not a grant application form. Business Tasmania will contact businesses who fill in this form directly if further information becomes available.

Business Tasmania

Check in TAS App

The Tasmanian Government is working to strengthen Tasmania’s contact tracing capability for rapid response in the event of a COVID‑19 case or outbreak. This will help to keep ourselves, our loved ones and our community safe and keep Tasmania open for business.

The free Check in TAS app is the only system for providing and collecting contact tracing information in Tasmania.

The organisations and businesses that are required to comply with the direction to use Check in TAS to collect contact information about everyone who spends time at their premises are listed below. Please use the guides below to help you understand how to register for your QR code and to use Check in TAS App.

If you would like more assistance for your premises or event, or you have a question, you can call us on 1800 440 026 and select Option 2, or email cita@business.tas.gov.au for support.

Businesses required to register for and display a QR code to enable use of Check in TAS App:

  • Accommodation locations, including hotels, motels, serviced apartments, hostels, boarding houses, caravan parks, campsites and camping areas, bed and breakfasts and short stay accommodation (except where the premises is the persons' residential premises)
  • Amusement parks, arcades, playcentres (indoor and outdoor) – but not skateparks or playgrounds
  • Auction houses, real estate auctions and open homes, including display homes
  • Beauty treatment premises, including those providing body modification, tattooing, piercing, waxing and nail services
  • Certain medical facilities
  • Child care centres, (other than a child care service that is provided at a residential premises for children that live there)
  • Cinemas, entertainment venues, casinos, gaming and gambling venues, dance venues, nightclubs, strip clubs, brothels
  • Concert venues, theatres, arenas, auditoriums, stadiums
  • Food courts
  • Galleries, museums, national institutions, historic sites
  • Gatherings approved under COVID-19 Safe Events Framework
  • Hairdressing and hair salons
  • Libraries
  • Markets, fairs and other similar premises
  • Mobile food vans and stalls (except where the van or stall is located within a retail location or a market)
  • Places of worship and places used for religious gatherings and services, including those used for weddings or funerals
  • Premises selling alcohol for drinking onsite, including pubs, registered and licensed clubs and hotels (not bottleshops)
  • Residential aged care facilities
  • Restaurants, cafes and other retail food businesses and outlets where food is eaten
  • Retail premises including shops, pharmacies, supermarkets and other similar premises
  • Schools that provide kindergarten, primary education or secondary education, with the exception of home education
  • Shopping centres
  • Spas and massage parlours
  • Sport and fitness venues, including those used for personal training and pre-arranged activities, sauna and bathhouses (indoor and outdoor)
  • Swimming pools, gyms, health clubs, fitness centres and wellness centres, including yoga and barre venues (indoor and outdoor)
  • Tourist venues, sites, indoor or activities and services with paid entry or participation
  • Veterinary and animal care locations
  • Zoos, wildlife centres, animal parks, petting zoos, aquariums, marine parks

The requirements do not apply to: a person responding to an emergency; school students when they are at school or on a school excursion; and parents of children at childcare and students at kindergarten or primary school when dropping off or collecting a child or student from school.

Check in TAS is also used at Tasmanian Government premises, with employees, officers, volunteers, contractors and visitors aged 16 years and over required to check in daily on arrival. Read more about the Government policy.

You must clearly display the Check in TAS QR code (sent to you after you’ve registered) at all entrances of your premises or event and all people aged 16 years and older must be checked in by scanning this code on entry, regardless of how long they will be on site.

If you would like more assistance for your premises or event, or you have a question, you can call us on 1800 440 026 and select Option 2, or email cita@business.tas.gov.au for support.

Main tiles

More about Information for the community

Information for the community

More about Information for organisations and businesses

Information for organisations and businesses