Guidance for people traveling to and from the United States during the coronavirus pandemic changes frequently. Check with the Department of State for the latest information before making any international travel plans.
New Coronavirus Testing Rules for People Entering the U.S. by Air
Beginning January 26, 2021, the State Department will require all air passengers age two and older traveling to the U.S., including U.S. citizens, to be tested for COVID-19 no more than three days before their flight. they will need to show proof of their negative results before boarding their plane.
U.S. Citizens Returning to the U.S.
U.S. Citizens Traveling to a Country Outside the U.S.
See a list of embassy websites for country-specific COVID-19 information, including entry and exit rules and quarantine requirements once you enter a country. This information changes frequently. Check back for updates.
The CDC has COVID-19 guidance for international travel including:
Risk assessments by country
Frequently asked questions about canceling or postponing trips
Advice for airline and cruise ship travel
Foreign Nationals Traveling to the U.S. From Another Country
Entry to the U.S. has been suspended for most foreign nationals who have been in China, Iran, Brazil, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and certain European countries at any point during the 14 days prior to their scheduled arrival to the United States. Non-essential travel has also been suspended between the U.S. and Canada and Mexico.
U.S. Citizens Remaining in a Country Outside the U.S.
Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at step.state.gov to receive alerts and be located in an emergency.
In case of an emergency overseas, contact the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate at usembassy.gov.