U.S. COVID-19 Travel Guidelines
We’re excited to welcome you back to the USA!
U.S. land, ferry and air borders are reopened, and we welcome you to travel to the USA.
Discover our natural wonders, vibrant cities and towns, iconic landmarks and diverse cultural experiences. Below, we’ve compiled links to everything you need to know to visit, including U.S. entry requirements and vaccine guidelines.
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Updated guidance for travelers entering the USA via air, land border & ferry terminals
An overview U.S. visa and entry requirements for international travelers
How to travel to the USA via air or crossing land borders
We are now welcoming travelers to the USA.
International Arrivals at Land Ports of Entry or Ferry Terminals
When arriving at a U.S. land port of entry or ferry terminal for non-essential travel, international visitors should be prepared to:
- Present proof of COVID-19 vaccination as outlined on the CDC website; and,
- Verbally attest to their non-essential travel and COVID-19 vaccination status.
For more information, visit the Department of Homeland Security fact sheet.
International Arrivals by Air
Prior to boarding a flight to the United States, international visitors should prepare for:
Proof of Vaccination Requirement
International visitors to the United States must provide proof of full vaccination prior to boarding their flight to the United States. Accepted vaccines include those that are FDA approved or authorized, as well as vaccines with an emergency use listing (EUL) from the World Health Organization (WHO). Individuals can be considered fully vaccinated at least two weeks after the last dose of an accepted single-dose series or any combination of two doses of an accepted two-dose series. Children under the age of 18 are exempt from the vaccine requirement, and other limited exceptions apply.
Contact Tracing Requirement
All air passengers to the United States are required to provide contact information to airlines before boarding flights to the United States for the purposes of contact tracing. This process is critical to detect and respond to variants of COVID-19, helping protect the public and international visitors.
State and Local Requirements
As the world moves from pandemic to endemic, please check with the destination, hotel, attractions, etc. directly for specific COVID-related guidelines.
For more information, please visit the CDC website and U.S. Department of State’s Frequently Asked Questions.