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Updated on 14 Jun 2022

Considering that the entry regulations in each country may change at any time and each destination has its specific procedures, please confirm HERE what the entry requirements are and the procedures due to COVID-19.  Always confirm the information with official government agencies.

Please be advised that it is the responsibility of the passenger to comply with all government policies and entry requirements and failure to comply may result in denied boarding for the flight or entry to the destination.

 

LATEST UPDATES: 

As of June 12, 2022, CDC will no longer require passengers travelling from a foreign country to the United States to show a negative COVID-19 viral test or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before they board their flight. Check more HERE

Following the publication and dissemination of the CDC Order by US Health authorities:

1.    Covid-19 testing is no longer required for travel to the US (effective 12:01 am US time, on 12 June 2022).

2.    Vaccination requirement remains.

3.    New certificate to be completed by Non-US Citizens only

 

CONTACT INFORMATION (pre-flight document filing - mandatory for ALL TRAVELERS)

Please check above for any Travel Alerts that may add information to these general rules below.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) require airlines to collect contact information for passengers before they arrive in the United States from a foreign country, retain the information for 30 days, and transmit the information to CDC upon request. The purpose of collecting this information is to identify and locate passengers who may have been exposed to a person with a communicable disease for public health follow-up.

Within 72 hours before their flight to the United States departs, passengers are required to provide the following information:

  • full name (as it appears on their passport)
  • address while in the United States
  • primary contact phone number
  • secondary or emergency contact phone number
  • email address

Passengers also have to:

  • Acknowledge that the obligation to provide complete and accurate information is a U.S. Government requirement and that failure to provide complete and accurate information may result in criminal penalties, and
  • Confirm the information they provided is complete and accurate.

Please read the full information HERE

NON-U.S. CITIZENS AND NON-U.S. IMMIGRANTS
Please check above for any Travel Alerts that may add information to these general rules below.
 
 
Before Travel to the United States

ALL PASSENGERS, including children aged 2 or older, are required to:

  • complete the "Combined Passenger Disclosure and Attestation to the United Statesto provide contact information to airlines before boarding flights to the United StatesOnly limited exceptions apply. Learn more about this requirement HERE.
  • show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Only limited exceptions apply. Learn more about this requirement HERE.

 

After Arrival in the United States

ALL Travelers, regardless of vaccination status, are recommended to:

  • get tested with a COVID-19 viral test 3-5 days after travel.
  • find a near U.S. COVID-19 testing location 
  • self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms occur.

NOT FULLY VACCINATED  passengers allowed to travel to the US through an exception may be required to: 

  • Get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after arrival, unless you have documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 in the past 90 days.
  • Stay at home or in your hotel room and self-quarantine for a full 7 days, even if you test negative unless you have documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 in the past 90 days.
  • Isolate if your test result is positive or you develop COVID-19 symptoms.

FULLY VACCINATED passengers but not up to date with vaccines are recommended to:

  • stay home and self-quarantine for a full 5 days after travel.

Check the Requirements for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers.

Use the TRAVEL ASSESSMENT available HERE, a tool to help you know the requirements to board a flight to the United States.

 

Passengers RECENTLY RECOVERED from COVID-19 (within the past 90 days (regardless of vaccination status):

  • do NOT need to get tested unless new symptoms are developed 
  • If any COVID-19 symptoms occur after travel, the passenger must isolate and consult with a healthcare provider for testing recommendations.

 

*** Passengers who do not comply with these requirements can be denied boarding. ***
More information is available here.  

 

During Travel to the United States

  • The requirement to Use of Masks is no longer in effect, although CDC RECOMMENDS it in indoor areas of public transportation and U.S. transportation hubs (including on aeroplanes) travelling into, within, or out of the United States and indoors in U.S. transportation hubs (including airports).
  • The use of masks is mandatory in the plane during the flight

 

U.S. CITIZENS, U.S. NATIONALS, AND U.S. LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENTS

Please check above for any Travel Alerts that may add information to these general rules below.

 

Before Traveling to the United States

ALL PASSENGERS, including children aged 2 or older, are required to:

  • complete the "Combined Passenger Disclosure and Attestation to the United Statesto provide contact information to airlines before boarding flights to the United StatesOnly limited exceptions apply. Learn more about this requirement HERE.
  • show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Only limited exceptions apply. Learn more about this requirement HERE.

For additional information on actions to take before, during, and after international travel, visit International Travel: Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, Lawful Permanent Residents, and Immigrants - HERE 

USEFUL LINKS

CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

 

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