World Edition: Where Can Americans Travel Right Now?

September 12, 2021

Where can Americans go right now in the world? Take a look at our comprehensive list of places that you can travel as well as the restrictions in place.


 

CARIBBEAN

 

**All airline passengers to the United States aged two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.**

 

 

Anguilla:

As of July 21, 2021, Anguilla is only allowing visitors who have been vaccinated at least three weeks before travel and who can provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken 3-5 days before arrival. Visitors must apply to travel at https://escape.ivisitanguilla.com/apply/ and receive authorization. There is no curfew, no restrictions on interstate travel, and no quarantine as long as a negative PCR test can be shown. 

 

Bonaire:

As of July 27, 2021, fully vaccinated visitors two years and older must provide proof of a negative PCR test done within 72 hours of arrival. Unvaccinated visitors must produce a negative antigen test taken within the last 24 hours of arrival as well as a negative PCR test. All travelers still must complete a health questionnaire.

All travelers to Bonaire must complete a health declaration form, located here: https://bonairepublichealth.org/en/form. It is also expected that you test negative 24 hours in advance of your travels. As of now, the country does not treat vaccinated and unvaccinated persons differently with regards to COVID-19. However, bring proof of vaccination if you are fully vaccinated.

 

Antigua and Barbuda:

As of July 23, 2021, the country is in a state of emergency until September 30, 2021. All arriving passengers over the age of five must have a negative PCR test taken within seven days of their flight. Those who are not fully vaccinated will have to quarantine for fourteen days at COVID-19 certified lodging spaces. Some travelers may be required to wear a monitoring bracelet. Fully vaccinated travelers who can provide a negative PCR test will be allowed to stay in certified accommodation.

Access is contingent on a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of travel for all passengers over age 12. Only tests administered by health care professionals are valid. Home tests are not permitted. 

Travelers must fill out a health declaration form.

American travelers will be subject to temperature checks and health screenings before being admitted into Antigua and Barbuda, no matter if they’re coming from a plane, a cruise ship or another mode of transportation. All travelers must complete the Health Declaration Form. Quarantine requirements are at the discretion of Port Health Authorities. Masks are mandatory in all public places. For more details and full requirements, visit: https://bb.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/

 

Aruba:

Beginning on July 14, 2021, some U.S. residents who are fully vaccinated and have a SMART health card may be exempted from the test requirement for entry.

Aruba is welcoming U.S. vacationers to the island. However, entrance hinges on travelers’ completion of an online embarkation/disembarkation card and a health assessment, plus a negative coronavirus test (for everyone 15 and older) taken no more than 72 hours before arrival. Travelers can get tested before arrival, upon arrival or both for extra precaution. Note that depending on what state you call home, you may be subject to more testing. All U.S. travelers also must purchase Aruba Visitor Insurance to ensure they are covered if health issues arise during their stay. Some curfews remain in effect in various areas. Masks are required in all public indoor spaces and on public transportation.  

 

The Bahamas:

Travelers must complete a Travel Health Visa application and provide a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than five days before departure. Fully vaccinated individuals do not have to provide a negative COVID-19 test.  Quarantine is not required for those with a negative COVID-19 test. Children under the age of 12 are also exempt. Visitors are also required to opt-in to health insurance that will cover them for the entirety of their stay (the cost of which is included in the Travel Health Visa application fee).

Anyone planning to stay on the island for more than five days must take a rapid antigen test. Additionally, those who travel around the Bahamas without wearing face coverings will be subject to fines. Curfews vary by location, so be sure to check the rules for where you are staying. 

For vaccinated travellers, there must be proof that two weeks have passed since the most recent shot. 

 

Barbados:

People over age 5 must have proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival. That information should be uploaded to the BIMSafe app or used to fill out an online immigration and customs form, and a copy of the test result should be taken on the trip. After landing, vaccinated visitors are  required to take a PCR test at the airport to confirm a negative result. Travelers must be transported via a trained provider to their pre approved hotel, resort or villa, where they will be confined to their rooms. Vaccinated travelers will be released once the negative result is received after 1-2 days. Unvaccinated travelers will be tested five days after arrival. On receipt of a negative test, an unvaccinated traveller would be free to leave quarantine.

Masks are required at all times in public spaces. 

Anyone who refuses the test on day five will be required to quarantine for 14 days.

People who have been fully vaccinated for at least two weeks, will no longer need to bring their records, but as of May 8 will be able to upload proof of their vaccination, their pretest results, and their travel history for the previous 21 days to the BIMSafe app. 

 

Bermuda:

A negative COVID-19 test is required within four days of arrival. Upon arrival, vaccinated travellers also must receive negatives on arrival, day 4, and day 10. Vaccinated travellers without a pre-arrival test must quarantine for 4 days. Bermuda requires that all travelers apply for a Bermuda Travel Authorization. Visit the Government of Bermuda’s website for information on obtaining a visitor’s extension. Vaccinated travelers are required to wear a wristband until receiving the negative arrival test or for 4 days if lacking a pre-arrival test. Unvaccinated travelers to Bermuda are required to wear a Traveler Wristband for the first 14 days of their stay and must quarantine upon arrival at a designated Quarantine Hotel at their own expense for 14 days. Proof of payment to the hotel must be shown in order to  apply for the Bermuda Travel Authorization. Unvaccinated travellers may complete part of their quarantine at an accomodation of their choice (at home or elsewhere). If arriving with a valid pre-arrival test, an unvaccinated traveller must complete 4 days in a government quarantine stay or 8 days if lacking a pre-arrival test. Unvaccinated travelers must test upon arrival, day 4, day 10, and day 14 while in Bermuda. For more information visit: Applying for a Bermuda Travel Authorisation | Government of Bermuda (www.gov.bm)

One to three days before their flight, most visitors must complete an online travel authorization form and pay a $75 fee. Children 9 and younger, who do not have to be tested at any point, pay $30. Mandatory COVID-19 tests are given at the airport.

Those who refuse to wear a wristband must quarantine at their accommodation for 14 days. There is a curfew in place from 11 p.m. – 5 a.m.

 

 

Curaçao

The United States is considered a very high-risk country.  All visitors are required to complete the digital immigration card online prior to departure. In addition, all travelers must complete a Passenger Locator Card (PLC) within 48 hours of arrival. A digital copy of the PLC must be with you at all times. Upon entry to Curaçao, visitors will need to show a negative result from a COVID-19 PCR test taken within 48 hours of your flight. The negative test result must be uploaded to Curacao Entry Portal (dicardcuracao.com) prior to departure. All visitors will also be required to take an antigen test on their 3rd day in Curaçao. For more information visit Curaçao Travel Advisory during Corona (COVID-19) (curacao.com).

 

Dominica:

All travelers to Dominica must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, recorded between 24 and 72 hours before arrival, and complete an electronic Immigration and Customs form via Dominica’s online portal 24 hours before traveling.  http://domcovid19.dominica.gov.dm/. They also have to show health clearance to travel. All travelers will be required to take a Rapid Diagnostic Test upon arrival. US travelers should expect further testing and screening as it’s deemed a high-risk country. All travelers are required to quarantine upon arrival. Vaccinated travelers will quarantine for a minimum  of two days before another PCR test is administered. If it is negative, they are free to go. For unvaccinated travelers, they will quarantine for 5-7 days and be given a PCR test on the fifth day. If the test is negative, the traveler will be free to leave quarantine. If not, they must remain in quarantine until they test negative. Travelers must fill out a health questionnaire 24 hours prior to arrival. Travelers from high-risk countries must stay at designated “Safe in Nature” certified properties. 

 

The Dominican Republic:

No COVID test is required for entry. Instead, travelers will be subject to random COVID-19 testing and other health screenings upon arrival. Travelers must fill out the Traveler’s Health Affidavit, Customs Declaration and International Embarkation/Disembarkation forms. A strict curfew is in effect from 6 p.m. to 5 p.m. every day. There is a grace period for movement until 9 p.m. each night, however. There is no quarantine required unless you test positive.

 

Grenada:

According to its entry protocol website, Grenada is allowing the arrival of U.S. residents as long as any travelers over the age of 5 present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within three days of travel. Travelers must also obtain a Pure Safe Travel Certificate to enter the country. Vaccinated travelers must provide proof of vaccination and will be required to quarantine for 48 hours pending a negative result from a PCR test administered on arrival. Unvaccinated travelers must enter quarantine in a government-approved facility and can only leave quarantine after undergoing another COVID-19 test, usually on the fourth or fifth day after arrival. All arriving travelers will be required to pay a fee of $150 to cover the cost of their day four test. Curfew is from 10 p.m. – 4 a.m. Masks are required in public spaces. Curfew is from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

 

Haiti:

The Government of Haiti will require negative COVID-19 tests from all passengers prior to boarding flights into Haiti taken within 72 prior to the flight or show proof from a doctor of recovery from COVID-19 in the last three months. Travelers are subject to health screenings upon arrival. You will be required to complete a health declaration form on the flight, including contact and location information in Haiti, and present it to immigration authorities upon arrival. Masks are required.

Travelers coming from high-risk states (which are determined by the Ministry of Health) may be required to quarantine. 

 

Jamaica:

Tourists age 12 and older, even those who are vaccinated, must upload results of a negative test that was taken within three days of travel. All passengers should complete a Travel Authorization screening form within seven days of travel. Additional tests may be given at the airport. Quarantine requirements vary depending on nature of travel. Quarantine is not required when in possession of a negative COVID-19 test. Masks are required. For more information, visit: https://www.visitjamaica.com/travelauthorization/traveller-categories/ 

Until September 17th, a person who is not a citizen of Jamaica and has been to Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Paraguay, Peru, India, or Trinidad, and Tobago within 14 days of entry will not be admitted. 

 

Puerto Rico:

Vaccinated travelers from the U.S are required to upload their official vaccination card through the Travel Declaration Form. 

International travelers and unvaccinated travelers are required to take a PCR test or antigen test within 72 hours of arrival. Without a test upon arrival the traveler must upload test results within 48 hours or they will receive a fine of $300.

Mask usage is mandatory in all indoor spaces, and in outdoor spaces with gatherings of more than 50 people. 

 

St. Barths:

Effective June 9, 2021, fully vaccinated travelers from zones identified in orange (which the U.S. is), may enter St. Barths. If arriving from an orange zone, proof of vaccination and a negative COVID-19 rapid Antigen test taken within 48 hours (two days) of arrival OR a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours (three days) of arrival will be required to enter. Travelers also must present a sworn statement that they have no symptoms and that they are not aware of having been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the 14 days preceding the flight.  Masks are mandatory in closed public spaces. 

 

St. Lucia:

U.S. citizens 5 and older must provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test that’s taken within five days of arrival. Visitors must also complete an online Travel Registration form and a printed copy of a Health Screening form completed the day of arrival. All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel. All unvaccinated visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for 14 days except to participate in certified activities. Fully vaccinated travelers may leave their Covid certified accommodations. For more information and details visit: COVID-19 | Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (stlucia.org) 

A curfew is in place Monday through Friday from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. On Saturdays the curfew begins at 4 p.m. and continues all day on Sunday until 4 a.m. on Monday.

 

St Maarten:

A Naso-pharygeal swab is required within 72 hours before departure by travelers from Canada or the United States. An antigen test is accepted within 48 hours before departure. You must also submit an Electronic Health Authorization System (EHAS) health form. Travelers staying in Saint Maarten are required to have health insurance coverage. All incoming passengers are subjected to temperature checks and other screenings. There is a curfew in place from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

U.S. visitors are able to visit both the French and the Dutch side of the island once again. 

 

St. Vincent and the Grenadines:

The United States is currently considered a high-risk country. Travelers must arrive with a negative COVID-19 test result. Travelers coming from the U.S. must test within 72 hours before arrival.  Unvaccinated travelers may be tested upon arrival and must quarantine for 14 days in a Tourism Authority/MOHWE approved Transition/Quarantine hotel at their cost. They must arrive with proof of quarantine lodging reservation and approved transportation. Finally they must be tested on day 4 and 7 of quarantine. If tested negative, travelers must continue to quarantine in an approved home/facility for 9 more days. Totaling in 14 days. Vaccinated travelers with proof of vaccination (at least 2 4 weeks from the last dose) must also provide a negative PCR test taken within three days of travel and retest upon arrival. Vaccinated travelers must complete a quarantine for 48 hours in an approved quarantine hotel until the results of the entry screening are returned. Travelers must also complete a pre-arrival form (located here: https://stv.servicedx.com/formmgmt/travelform).

 

 

Turks and Caicos:

All visitors, aged 16 years and above, must be “fully vaccinated”. Meaning that the person has received 2 doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccinated and 14 days have passed since the second dose. All visitors must fill out all necessary information on the TCI Assured Portal. Travelers will need to provide a negative PCR or an antigen test taken within 3 days prior to travel. Children under the age of 10 are exempt. Proof of insurance which covers COVID-19 related medical costs is also necessary. Travelers will be required to answer questions about their health and other relevant circumstances such as travel history and prior contacts. For more information please visit: TCI Travel Protocols (effective September 1st 2021) (gov.tc).

 

 

The U.S. Virgin Islands:

Travelers must complete the COVID-19 Traveler Screening within five days of departure. If arriving from the United States, travelers must submit a negative antigen or molecular COVID-19 test. The test must be taken within five days of departure. If traveling from the British Virgin Islands, a negative antigen or PCR COVID-19 test must be taken within 48 hours of departure. If arriving from an international destination other than the British Virgin Islands, all travelers two years of age and older must produce a negative COVID-19 viral test taken no more than three days prior to travel. Or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past three months.

As of August 13th, results from COVID-19 antibody tests will not be accepted to the portal. Vaccinations may only enter.

 

St. Kitts and Nevis:

Only fully vaccinated travelers will be allowed entry into St. Kitts & Nevis. All travelers must complete the entry form on the national website and submit a negative test taken from an accredited laboratory within 72 hours of travel.  They can visit St. Kitts & Nevis and stay at an approved hotel. Additionally, travelers will be asked to “vacation in place” for the first four days.  They are asked to be tested again on day nine if their trip is more than nine days. Travelers should also be prepared to undergo a health screening at the airport, which includes a temperature check and a health questionnaire, and download the SKN COVID-19 contact tracing app. Masks are required in public places. 

 

Cuba:

General tourism is not permitted, but Americans are allowed to visit to see family, and under certain professional and humanitarian circumstances. A negative COVID-19 PCR test taken less than 72 hours before arrival is required for entry, as is a completed health declaration card. Incoming travelers will be transferred to a hospital or health clinic for another PCR test upon arrival, and they must self-isolate at their own expense in a Cuban government-approved hotel for five days. At that time, the visitor will be tested again.

 

British Virgin islands:  

As of July 14, 2021, the British Virgin Islands have adjusted policies due to an increase in COVID-19 cases. Fully vaccinated travelers must undergo a rapid antigen test at the port of entry. All travelers must provide a PCR or rapid antigen test within five days of arrival and vaccinated travelers must show proof of vaccination. Any travelers that are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated must quarantine for seven days. All travelers must show proof of insurance that provides coverage for COVID-19 and register on the online portal which can be found at https://bvigateway.bviaa.com/ within five days of their planned arrival to obtain a Traveller Authorization Certificate, which is $35 for the fully vaccinated and $105 for those who are not. Children will be tested upon arrival and then again on day four of their trip.

Travelers will be required to pay a COVID-19 entry fee and download a contract tracing app. Travelers need to submit a negative COVID-19 PCR test result within five days prior to arrival. Visitors will be quarantined for four days upon arrival and will be tested again on the fourth day. If the result is negative, the traveler will be able to move freely throughout the territory. Masks are required and violators will be fined. 

 

Cayman Islands:

There is a quarantine of five days for vaccinated travellers and a reinstatement of a 72-hour pre-arrival PCR testing in effect. All international flights to and from the Cayman Islands are closed and only people who have been pre-approved by application are allowed to enter the territory. All travelers above the age of 10 are required to show a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72-hours prior to departure. The test is taken at check-in. Upon arrival, all visitors who are unvaccinated will be required to quarantine for 14 days in an approved location. Fully vaccinated people are exempt from showing a negative pre-arrival test. 

 

Montserrat:

Montserrat is largely closed to travelers unless they own a habitable home in Montserrat or are resident permit holders.

 


 

EUROPE

 

** All airline passengers to the United States aged two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel. ** (Applicable for all European countries.)

 

Albania:

Wearing a mask in public areas, indoors and outdoors, for any individual 11 years old and above is mandatory.  Non-compliance with this rule may result in a fine of up to 3,000 ALL ($28). as well as all cultural gatherings have been cancelled and there can be no spectators for sporting events. 

There are no COVID-19 test requirements for entry, but travelers can expect health screenings such as temperature checks at the airport. Travelers will not be required to quarantine upon arrival. Albania has also increased medical personnel at all ports of entry. 

Albania is open to U.S. travelers. There are no testing or quarantine requirements in place. Everyone must wear a mask in all public places. 

Sports championships, the activities of theatres, artistic, cultural performances, and conferences will be allowed with the presence of fans, with a reduced capacity of up to 30% according to the IPH protocol.

 

Belarus:

It is recommended to book through a travel agency to Belarus to ensure that you are ticketed through to your final destination. Connecting stops to Minsk for U.S. travelers include Amsterdam, London, Paris, Warsaw, Belgrade, Istanbul, and Frankfurt.

Visitors will be required to self isolate for 10 days upon arrival and will only be allowed to leave to go to a pharmacy or grocery store. You must plan to remain in the country for the entire ten days and will not be allowed to depart Belarus until after the quarantine has ended. 

Entry is only allowed through Minsk National Airport. Land borders are currently closed to U.S. citizens. U.S. citizens must comply with all normal entry guidelines. Travelers must show a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure. A 10-day quarantine is required upon arrival. Masks are required on public transportation and in all indoor public spaces.. 

 

Bosnia and Herzegovina:

Grocery stores, pharmacies, restaurants, and cafes throughout the country are open, along with most other businesses. Restaurants and bars must close by 11:00pm. Local restrictions are bound to change with the rise of cases.

All unvaccinated travelers except for Bosnia and Herzegovina citizens and those coming from Croatia, Serbia, and Montenegro must present negative COVID-19 test results upon arrival. While U.S. citizens are permitted to enter, they’re required to have proof of a negative test not older than 48 hours if they are arriving from Europe and 72 hours if arriving from the United States upon arrival.  A negative COVID test is not required to enter if a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing full vaccination completed 10 days prior to arrival; or a doctor’s certificate of COVID-19 recovery in the period 10 to 180 days prior to arrival.

Mask wearing is required. Commercial flights are operating to and from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Check with your travel company for the latest information. Foreign nationals, including those with residence in Bosnia and Herzegovina, need a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result that is not older than 48 hours. Some groups are exempt from this rule, including diplomats travelling to Bosnia and Herzegovina on official duties. Changes to restrictions may be introduced at short notice. You should comply with any screening measures put in place by the authorities. A number of restrictions are in place at border crossing points into and out of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Border Police of Bosnia and Herzegovina are publishing regular updates. Countries neighboring Bosnia and Herzegovina have also introduced restrictions. 

 

 

Croatia:

U.S. citizens are currently permitted to enter Croatia. However, this may change at any time without notice. 

Travel from the US is currently restricted to four categories.

  1. Persons traveling for urgent personal/family reasons, business, or other economic interest.
  2. Tourism: Entry for tourism is permitted only with documentary evidence of an accommodation paid in advance and in full, prior to arrival at the border (the accommodation reservation alone is not sufficient for entry). Owners of houses or vessels in Croatia are also permitted.
  3. Seafarers.
  4. Citizens or residents of EU/EEA Member States (including Croatian citizens) and their family members. Learn more about this specific category here: https://mup.gov.hr/uzg-covid/english/286212

Visitors can present a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of travel or an antigen test not older than 48 hours or one of the following other options: 

  • A certificate of vaccination (any vaccine) for persons whose final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is more than 14 days prior to crossing the border.
  • A medical certificate confirming that the traveler has recovered from COVID-19 after having a positive PCR or rapid antigen test result. The certificate is valid 12270 11-180 days after the positive test result.
  • Perform PCR testing or rapid antigen testing immediately upon arrival to Croatia (at the traveler’s own expense), with the obligation to stay in self-isolation until receiving a negative test result. If testing cannot be performed, travelers must self-isolate for a period of 10 days.

 

Groups exempt from having to show a negative test include healthcare workers, diplomats, frontier workers, passengers in transit, people traveling for school, people arriving on urgent matters and staying for less than 12 hours, children under the age of seven, people entering under the “Digital Nomad” Visa.

Travellers – regardless of their citizenship – arriving from areas classified as “green” can enter Croatia without being subject to any isolation or test requirement. For these travellers, testing and quarantine are not required also in case of transit through high-risk countries or regions. Masks are mandatory in all closed spaces including public transportation. 

 

Kosovo:

Kosovo is urging Americans, and others, not to visit because of climbing infection rates.To enter the country travelers must present one of the following: 1. A vaccination certificate for complete vaccination; 2. A negative PCR test, taken no more than 72 hours prior to entry; 3. Evidence the traveler has recovered from COVID-19 no less than 21 days prior and not more than 180 days prior to an antibody test issued not more than 30 days prior; 4. A rapid negative antigen test no more than 48 hours prior. A test is not required for those only transiting Kosovo and will leave within 3 hours or those under the age of 18. Those who do not submit one of the forms of required evidence may be denied entry unless holding citizenship in Kosovo or temporary or permanent residence in which case the traveler would be required to quarantine for 7 days upon arrival. Masks are mandatory. There is no curfew except for economic operators  from 9:30 p.m. — 5 a.m.

 

Malta:

All travelers may present their CDC Vaccination Card to enter Malta, provided the holder has received a full vaccination course and that 14 days have passed since their last dose. Vaccination cards must be verified through the VeriFLY app, available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. If upon arrival the traveler is not in possession of a valid vaccination certificate the traveler will be subject to a mandatory PCR test and quarantine for 14 days in a hotel of the government’s choosing at the travelers expense. 

 

Moldova:

Moldova requires that all travelers present one of the following: 1) a negative PCR COVID-19 test (taken in the last 72 hours) or an antigen test (taken in the last 48 hours); 2) a COVID-19 vaccine certificate (valid 14 days after the second dose); 3) a medical certificate attesting the person had COVID-19 in the previous 6 months; 4) a COVID-19 antibodies certificate valid for 90 days from the exam date. Without one of the documents listed above the traveler will have to self-isolate for 14 days. Self-isolation may discontinue after 7 days if a PCR or rapid antigen test is performed and the result is negative.

Masks are mandatory in all public indoor spaces. You also must complete a form declaring your state of health. It is recommended to bring results in paper form. 

 

Ireland:

Ireland will begin welcoming U.S. tourists regardless of vaccination status on July 19, 2021. Vaccinated passengers will not have to quarantine or provide a pre-departure test. If you have valid proof of recovery from COVID in the past 180 days, no travel-related testing or quarantine will be necessary either. Unvaccinated travelers will have to show a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours and quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. If you receive a negative result from a PCR test taken from day 5 onwards after arrival into the country, you will be able to leave quarantine. If lacking one of the required documents to enter Ireland the traveler faces a fine or jail. If needing to follow self-isolation protocols the traveler will have to fill in a COVID-19 Passenger Locator Form.  Masks are required on public transportation.

 

Montenegro:

Americans are allowed to enter with if they meet one of the following requirements: 1. A negative COVID-19 PCR test that is no more than 72 hours old; 2. Proof of full vaccination or vaccinated with a single dose of a COVID-19 vaccine; 3. Evidence he or she recovered from COVID-19, such as a positive PCR or antigen test no less than 14 days and no more than 180 days prior to travel. These requirements do not apply to children up to the age of five. U.S. citizens with Montenegrin residency permits may enter without the test, but must quarantine for 14 days.

Masks are required in all indoor spaces and outdoor spaces where proper social distancing of six feet can’t be maintained. 

 

North Macedonia:

All travelers 18 years and older must provide one of the following documents: 1. Vaccination certificate with two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine; 2. Negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel; 3. Negative rapid antigen test taken within 48 hours prior to travel: 4. Certificate of COVID-19 recovery issued within the previous 45 days.

Travelers are not required to quarantine upon arrival as long as they are not traveling from India. Masks are required in all closed indoor spaces and on public transportation. 

 

Serbia:

U.S. travelers are allowed to travel to Serbia, but are required to submit a negative COVID-19 PCR test within 48 hours in advance of arrival (this does not apply to those 12 and younger). With the negative test result visitors will not be required to quarantine. U.S. travelers may also enter if they possess proof of recovery from COVID-19 at least 14 days prior to entry and no more than 6 months prior to entry. Masks are required on public transportation. Restaurants and bars are open with restrictions. 

 

Slovenia:

U.S. travelers may enter Slovenia if they are either fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 and can present a certificate of a positive PCR test older than 10 days but no more than 6 months old. If the U.S. citizen has residency in the EU or is married to a Slovenian citizen they may enter with proof of a negative Covid test. Masks are required indoors, and outdoors when a distance of three meters (10 feet) can not be maintained. 

 

Ukraine:

The U.S. is considered a red zone country. U.S. citizens will not be required to self-quarantine or take a COVID-19 test upon arrival if they take a PCR test or a negative rapid Antigen test within 72 hours of entering Ukraine or a document confirming the receipt of a full course of vaccination against COVID-19 with vaccines on WHO’s list of approved vaccines and provide proof of insurance that will cover COVID-19 related costs is also required. Wearing masks is mandatory on public transportation and in indoor public places. Individuals and establishments can be fined.

 

Greece:

Greece reopened to tourists.  All travelers can enter without quarantine. The requirements are as follows:

  1. Travelers must  hold a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19, issued by a national authority, and a 14 day period has elapsed since these passengers were fully vaccinated;
  2. They show a negative result to a molecular PCR test for COVID-19, taken within 72 hours before their entry in Greece. A negative antigen test performed up to 48 hours before entry to Greece is also accepted. Children aged 5 and under are exempted. 
  3. Before travelling to Greece, all travelers must complete the passenger locator form.

Masks are required everywhere.

 

U.K.:

The U.K. is currently operating under a traffic light system. The U.S. is currently on the Amber list. U.S. citizens can enter the U.K. as long as they’re not traveling from a red-list country https://www.gov.uk/guidance/red-amber-and-green-list-rules-for-entering-england. As of August 2nd, People who have been fully vaccinated in the US and most European countries, will not need to quarantine when arriving in England from amber list countries. If fully vaccinated you must take a COVID-19 test on or before day 2 of entry to the UK, the test must be scheduled prior to departure. If not fully vaccinated the traveler will have to quarantine for 10 days and take a COVID-19 test on day 2 and on or after day 8. 

Those arriving in the U.K. from the United States must complete a passenger locator form and have proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken in the previous three days. This also applies to those who have been vaccinated.

 

Italy:

Italy reopened to tourists. Any traveler entering Italy must provide a self-declaration form. A negative PCR or antigen COVID-19 test is required from 72 hours prior to entry and one of the following: 1. An COVID-19 certificate for a European Medicines Agency recognized vaccine; 2. A medical certificate confirming recovery from COVID-19 dated no more than six months before departure. Travelers unable to produce either document will have to self-isolate for five days and take a PCR or antigen test at the end of isolation. Children under six years old are exempt from these rules.

Masks are mandatory on public transportation.

 

Spain: 

Spain reopened to vaccinated tourists on June 7th. Travelers to Spain must be fully vaccinated. No COVID-19 test is required for entry.  They must have been vaccinated at least 14 days before they travel. All persons traveling to Spain from another country (including children of any age, travelers in transit, and residents in Spain returning home), must complete the Health Control Form associated with their trip. When traveling by air, this can be done via www.spth.gob.es or the Spain Travel Health-SpTH app. When traveling by sea, this can be done through spthm.puertos.es. After finishing the form, you will get a QR code that you will have to present both at the time of boarding and upon your arrival in Spain at the health controls. At the present time, it is not mandatory to present any form if the trip to Spain is by land. 

 

Belgium:

According to the Embassy of Belgium in the United States, U.S. residents may travel from the United States to Belgium without an Essential Travel Certificate only if they can present a valid vaccination certificate. Any travelers from the United States who cannot present a valid vaccination certificate will not be permitted to enter Belgium. Travelers must complete a COVID-19 test upon arrival and self-quarantine until a negative result is returned. Vaccinated travelers must complete a test again on day seven. Travelers with an exemption or Essential Travel Certificate but without a valid vaccination certificate must self-quarantine for 10 days and complete tests on days one and seven. The quarantine may be shortened if the second test is negative.

U.S. Embassy Brussels is not responsible for determining if travel by U.S. citizens to Belgium meets airline or Belgian government requirements.  As these policies are subject to change without notice. It recommends U.S. citizens with questions about travel regulations to Belgium contact their airline or their local Belgian embassy. The website is https://www.belgiumintheusa.be/.

All travelers coming to Belgium by air or boat from anywhere, or by train or bus from a country outside the EU, whatever their residency status, are required to complete the Passenger Locator Form at the earliest 48 hours prior to arrival in Belgium. 

 

Germany:

Effective as of August 1st, there will be a universal obligation to carry COVID-19 documentation when entering Germany. Persons 12 years and older must have proof of a negative test result, proof of recovery from COVID-19 in the last 6 months, or proof of vaccination when entering Germany. The negative test result must be no older than 72 hours (PCR test) or 48 hours (rapid antigen test). All travelers from RKI-designated high risk or virus variant areas must complete the digital registration on entry: Digitale Einreiseanmeldung. As of August 15th, the United States has been designated as high-risk. Without documents proving proof of vaccination or recovery from COVID-19 in the past 6 months the traveler must quarantine for 10 days. The quarantine can be ended with a negative test taken after 5 days. Children under 12 only need to quarantine for 5 days.

 

Poland:

Since June 19th, Poland has permitted passengers arriving from the U.S. via international airports. Quarantine Restrictions are still in force. Travelers will be required to complete a 10 day quarantine at their place of stay in Poland with the following exemptions:

1. Travelers from the Schengen Area with a negative COVID test from the previous 48 hours.

2. For unvaccinated travelers from outside the Schengen area, the quarantine may be shortened for travelers able to obtain a negative COVID test no earlier than 7 days after arrival.

3. Travelers who have completed their vaccination program. 

 

France:

Fully vaccinated travelers coming from the United States (as well as minor children under 17 accompanied by a fully vaccinated parent or guardian) can enter France with proof of vaccination and a sworn statement they do not have symptoms of COVID-19 nor contact with someone with a confirmed case of COVID-19. Currently only the Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are accepted. Full vaccination occurs two weeks after the second dose of the Pfizer, Moderna, or AstraZeneca vaccine, and four weeks after the single dose of Johnson & Johnson. A negative COVID-19 test is not required for entry if fully vaccinated. French rules currently state that masks must be worn in enclosed public spaces. Some localities have outdoor requirements. Quarantine is not required for fully vaccinated travelers.

Travelers who are not fully vaccinated require a negative PCR or antigen test performed within the 72 hours before entering France. Unvaccinated travelers may only enter France if they have pressing grounds for travel as set out by the French Ministry of the Interior: Certificate of international travel / L’actu du Ministère / Actualités – Ministère de l’Intérieur (interieur.gouv.fr). Upon entry to France unvaccinated travelers must self-isolate for 7 days. These guidelines also apply to those who are not vaccinated but can prove that they previously recovered from COVID-19 no more than 11 days and less than 6 months prior to the date of arrival. A negative test is not required for entry if the traveler can prove they previously contracted COVID-19.


 

ASIA

 

**All airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel. **

 

Armenia:

The country allows U.S. citizens to enter as long as they either provide proof of vaccination at least 14 days before arrival, present a negative COVID-19 (PCR and/or serology) test within 72 hours of arrival (with contacts to the institution you were tested at), or agree to take a COVID-19 test and quarantine upon arrival until the results come back. As of September 6th, children under 6 years of age are exempt from presenting a PCR test or vaccination certificate.

Those who test negative do not have to quarantine. Face masks are required in public spaces throughout the country, but virtually every business is open in Armenia. Individuals who may have been exposed to someone who tested positive may be required to quarantine for up to 14 days.

 

Bangladesh:

According to the U.S. Embassy in Bangladesh, you must have a medical certificate with English translation stating you’re negative for COVID-19, with the test taken within 72 hours of travel to enter the country. Qatar Airways requires this certificate within 48 hours of travel. Children under 10 are exempt from this requirement. You must also “home quarantine” for 14 days even with a negative test.  Individuals who may have been exposed to someone who tested positive may be required to quarantine for up to 14 days. 

 

Cambodia:

COVID-19 levels are high, but U.S. citizens may enter. All travelers must present a valid visa issued by a Cambodian Embassy or Consulate. However, the U.S. Embassy in Cambodia understands that Cambodian Embassies will only accept applications for diplomatic, official, and “sponsored” business-linked visas, and will not issue tourist or other visas to enter Cambodia at this time. Visitors must also pay a $2,000 COVID-19 deposit at the airport for mandatory testing and potential treatment. Plus, a negative COVID-19 test result is required from no more than 72 hours prior to entry, and you must take a COVID-19 test upon arrival. On top of that, you must purchase a $90 local health insurance package for treatment. A positive test means an automatic, mandatory 14-day quarantine in a designated location. Travelers will receive another test on the 13th day. And a negative test still requires you to take a 14-day self isolation at home or lodging option.

Curfews vary across the country.

 

French Polynesia:

U.S. citizens are not permitted to enter directly from the U.S. except in limited circumstances. French Polyneisa is allowing vaccinated travelers to enter from a location in France, the United Kingdom or a country classified in the green zone, provided they have stayed in the country of origin for 15 days prior to departure. Those who are able to enter must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test within 48 hours before the trip and fill out the French Polynesia online health questionnaire. Unvaccinated passengers are required to have a compelling reason to travel and upon entry must quarantine for 10 days and must self test for COVID-19 after four days. Vaccinated passengers do not have to quarantine. Masks are required at all public places. Please note that antigen, antibody, self-testing, home testing or rapid tests of any kind, including rapid RT-PCR tests such as the Abbott ID NOW are not accepted by the Health Authorities of French Polynesia and aircraft boarding will be denied.

 

Japan:

Entrance is very limited. The Government of Japan makes no distinction between vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers in its COVID-related entry requirements. Foreign tourists and non-resident foreign business travelers remain prohibited. Vaccination status has no impact on an individual’s eligibility to travel to Japan, and Japan’s quarantine restrictions apply regardless of vaccination status. 

All airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within 72 hours of the departure of their flight. 

Travelers from permitted destinations must undertake a 14-day quarantine. 

The 14-day quarantine may be completed at a private residence or hotel, except when traveling from certain U.S. states. When traveling from states that have been classified to require enhanced quarantine measures the traveler must complete a 3 day quarantine at a Japanese designated facility in addition to 11 days in a private residence. A negative result allows you to finish quarantine.

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Maldives:

Visitors over 1 year of age must have proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no  more than 96 hours before the flight and submit an online Health Declaration Form within 24 hours of departure. A confirmed booking with a registered tourist property is required. Tourists are allowed entry without quarantine upon arrival. Those who test positive will be isolated for 14 days at their own expense.

 

Uzbekistan:

It has placed countries in green, yellow, and red zones. Green zones require no quarantine upon arrival, yellow and red zones require 14 day quarantine control. Travel history also determines quarantine time. 

U.S. citizens can enter Uzbekistan with a visa and a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the initiation of entry. Health screenings will be conducted at airports and entry ports. Quarantine is not required for Ameicans that provide a negative COVID-19 test. Masks are required in all forms of public transportation and taxis.

A health screening is in place at all ports of entry. 

 

Philippines:

U.S. citizens are currently NOT permitted to enter.  Please see thePhilippine Presidential Communication Operations Office website for more information.  Entry restrictions remain fluid and changing in the Philippines.

 

South Korea:

Travelers to South Korea must provide proof of a negative COVID-19  test within 72 hours of departure. A 14-day quarantine is also required, generally at a government-designated facility that costs about $100 to $150 per night, even for those who are fully vaccinated. During that time, visitors must self-monitor and answer daily questions on a Self-Diagnosis Mobile App. The quarantine must be completed before boarding a connecting flight within the country.

Those entering Korea from abroad will not be permitted to board domestic connecting flights (i.e. to Jeju or Busan) until completing government-mandated quarantine.

 

Thailand:

U.S. Passport Holders are not required to obtain a visa when entering Thailand for tourism purposes and will be permitted to stay in Thailand for a period not exceeding 45 days. However, U.S. Passport Holders still need to obtain a “Certificate of Entry” issued by the Royal Thai Embassy or Consulates-General. The application to obtain a COE can be found here: ระบบลงทะเบียนคนไทยที่จะเดินทางกลับเข้าประเทศ (mfa.go.th). Visitors will need medical insurance that guarantees at least 100,000 USD of medical costs in the event that the visitor contracts COVID-19. A negative COVID-19 test must be received no more than 72 hours prior to departure. Once the traveler has received a COD they must download the ThailandPlus application.

Travelers must quarantine in a state-approved facility for 14 days on arrival regardless of vaccination status and will be able to engage in some leisure activities like exercise.

Some provinces have implemented a curfew and there are also restrictions on interstate travel between certain provinces. 

 


 

MIDDLE EAST

 

**All airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel. **

 

Jordan:

U.S. travelers can enter Jordan, but must comply with a number of restrictions.

Before boarding the flight, they must:

  • Have valid health insurance that covers COVID-19 treatment for the entire period of their visit.
  • Complete a passenger health declaration form found at gov.j and present proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours of departure.
  • Prepare to pay at their own expense for a second COVID-19 PCR test that will be conducted upon arrival. Fully vaccinated travelers do not have to take a second test as long as they provide a negative result on the first test within the designated time frame. 

 

Masks are required in all public places. 

 

Lebanon:

Lebanon allows people to travel from the United States as long as they provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 96 hours of traveling to the country. Upon arrival travelers must take another COVID-19 PCR test ($50) and pre-pay for a minimum 72 hour quarantine at an approved location until test results come back and download a tracking app. Once a traveler submits a negative test, they may leave the quarantine location. A medical form must be completed before flying. People who were fully vaccinated 15 days before arrival, who have documented proof of testing positive for COVID-19 more than 15 days earlier and no later than 90 days, or who have an IgG positive test showing sufficient antibodies are exempt from testing and quarantine requirements. Those under the age of 12 are also exempt from testing requirements. Masks are required at all times outdoors and in public spaces.

 

Kuwait:

Effective August 1st, fully vaccinated travelers are permitted to enter Kuwait. However, U.S. citizens will need to receive a visitor visa in advance of travel from a Kuwaiti embassy or consulate. Visitor visas will not be issued upon arrival at the airport. Visas are also not available electronically in advance. Travelers over the age of six must obtain a negative COVID-19 PCR test result that’s administered by a health clinic within 72 hours of the flight to Kuwait. The PCR test result must be in English. Arriving passengers must register with the Kuwait Mosafer platform and complete the Shlonik application prior to boarding the aircraft. All travelers must undergo seven days of home quarantine upon arrival, proof of a negative PCR test may end quarantine early.

 

Bahrain:

As of August 31st, pre-arrival PCR tests are no longer required. Travelers must download the “BeAware Bahrain” app in advance of travel. 

Passengers vaccinated in the United States with approved vaccination certificates will be provided with a certification card for use within Bahrain. Those passengers are still required to PCR test at their own expense on arrival, on the fifth day and on their tenth day in Bahrain, but are exempt from quarantine. Passengers under six years old are exempted from testing on arrival.

 Masks must be worn in all public spaces. 

 

Saudi Arabia:

All travelers coming to Saudi Arabia on Umrah, visit, or tourism visas are required to have insurance covering the risks of coronavirus infection.

Within 72 hours before entry, a negative COVID-19 PCR test is required for travelers over the age of eight. Following arrival, all travelers must fill out a health disclaimer form and submit it to health personnel at the airport and then download and register on Tataman and Tawakkalna applications and assign a home location through the Tataman app. The app lets travelers complete a daily health assessment to help monitor possible COVID-19 symptoms. All unvaccinated travelers must quarantine for seven days. The quarantine will be at the travelers expense in a government-approved accommodation. Vaccinated travelers are exempt from quarantine.

 

Oman:

Effective September 1st, two-dose COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory for all people 18 years and older to enter Oman.

Travelers arriving to Oman from any destination will be required to undergo a COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours before their arrival in Oman. For international flights longer than 8 hours the test period is extended to 96 hours. All travelers are required to wear a medical tracking bracelet and will be tested upon arrival at the airport. The traveler will have to quarantine until the test comes back negative, if positive the traveler must complete a 10-day quarantine.

Travelers are required to have a valid health insurance policy that covers the cost of COVID-19 treatment for the period of at least one month.

Masks must be worn in all public places.

 

Turkey:

To enter Turkey, a PCR test must be completed 72 hours prior to departure, medical insurance is required, and masks must be worn at all times. All arrivals into Turkey, except Turkish citizens or residence permit holders, must complete an online form within 72 hours of travel. Vaccinated travels who submit proof of vaccination 6-14 days before traveling do not have to provide a negative test or quarantine. Travelers under the age of 5 are exempt from the testing requirement.  Masks are required on all public transportation. Passengers arriving in Turkey will be required to complete an information form and will be checked for symptoms at all ports of entry. There is a curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday to Saturday and full lockdown is in effect from 10 p.m. on Sunday to  5 a.m. on Monday. 

 

United Arab Emirates:

U.S. citizens are permitted, and tourist visas are being issued in all Emirates, including Dubai.  All travelers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result within 72 hours prior to their departure. Children under the age of 12, and those with severe and moderate disabilities are exempt from the test requirement. Vaccinated travelers must take a PCR test on arrival, and then again on days 4 and 8. They are not required to quarantine. Unvaccinated travelers must take a PCR test on arrival, quarantine for 10 days and take another PCR test on day nine.

To visit Dubai , you must have medical travel insurance to cover any COVID-19 treatment and present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result within 48 hours of arrival. “Tourists are required to register all their details in the COVID-19 DXB app on arrival,” according to the Visit Dubai website. Quarantine and additional testing requirements vary based on the Emirate.

 

Qatar:

Only vaccinated travelers or individuals who have recovered from COVID-19 can enter Qatar. Children under the age of 12 are not provided an exemption as the United States is considered a “red-list” country. Travelers must download the Ehteraz app and activate it on their phones upon their arrival in Qatar. This action will require a Qatari SIM card which can be purchased upon arrival at Hamad International Airport or Abu Samra Port. Fully vaccinated and recovered travelers will undergo an antibody test upon arrival, if the result is negative, they will be exempt from quarantine. If the result is positive, the traveler will be required to complete a PCR test and complete a quarantine at a government-approved hotel for one week.

 


 

SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA

 

**All airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel. **

 

Argentina:

U.S. citizens are NOT permitted to enter Argentina. Per the latest Argentine government policy, most foreigners who are not a resident in Argentina, including U.S. citizens, will not be permitted to enter Argentina.

Masks and face coverings are mandatory throughout the country. 

 

Belize:

American travelers will be required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR  test taken no more than 96 hours prior to departure or a Rapid Antigen Test within 48 hours. If you don’t present a negative test, you’ll have to front a $50 fee and take a test upon arrival.

Health screenings are at all ports of entry. All visitors must wear a mask in public.

 

Brazil:

Brazil requires that travelers complete a Traveler’s Health Declaration agreement as well as submit a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of departure. Children under 12 when traveling with a companion are exempt from the testing requirement. The test must be done by an approved lab.  With a negative test, travelers are not required to quarantine. Masks are required throughout the country. U.S. Department of State recommends purchasing travelers insurance before departure. Flights to Brazil originating in or passing through the United Kingdom are prohibited and any traveler coming from the United Kingdom must quarantine for 14 days prior to entry in Brazil. 

 

Chile:

U.S. citizens can not visit Chile at this time.

Non-resident foreigners will not be allowed to enter Chile but will be allowed to depart. Borders will remain closed until June 15th.

 

Colombia:

Travelers do not need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test in order to enter Colombia. Travelers will not have to quarantine upon arrival but could be subject to additional health procedures at the airport. There are curfews in place that vary by city.

Masks are required on public transportation.

 

Costa Rica:

Entry to Costa Rica by air, sea, and some designated land borders is permitted.  The country is not requiring a negative COVID-19 test or quarantine to enter. Vaccinated travelers and those under 18 years of age are not required to get travel insurance to enter Costa Rica. Unvaccinated travelers need to provide proof of a medical insurance policy covering any COVID-19 related medical treatments or quarantine.

Tourists visiting Costa Rica are required to observe the sanitary protocols established for carrying out all tourist activities in the country. To enter the country, you must complete the digital HEALTH PASS form within 48 hours prior to arrival, (https://salud.go.cr/).

 

Ecuador:

You are allowed to enter the country upon providing a negative COVID-19 PCR test that must be taken within 72 hours of arrival or show a completed vaccination card. Children under the age of two are exempt. A completed health declaration form must also be presented. Regardless of whether or not a PCR test is negative, random rapid antigen testing may be conducted at the airport upon arrival. If positive, the traveler will have to isolate for 10 days at a location chosen by the Ministry of Health. This isolation cannot be done at a private residence or hotel. Also, entry into the Galapagos Islands requires a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to boarding the aircraft to Galapagos, and health insurance as well as a health declaration form are required. Travelers entering Ecuador without negative test results will have the option to take a test at the airport, at their own expense, and will need to quarantine at a hotel, hostel, motel, or other temporary accommodation until negative results are received.

 

El Salvador:

International flights are open.  To enter the country, you must produce a negative COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours of arrival if the traveler can’t show that they have been fully vaccinated.

U.S. citizens are not required to quarantine upon arrival unless they show symptoms. Masks and social distancing are required in all public settings.

 

Guatemala:

Twenty-four hours before your arrival, you are required to register online via the Guatemalan Health Pass form. Once you have submitted your details, you must print the form and bring it with you. You must also present a negative COVID-19 PCR or Antigen test dated no more than 72 hours before your arrival to Guatemala International Airport. 

All passengers age 10 and over arriving in Guatemala by air and land are required to obtain one of the following:

  • A negative COVID-19 PCR or an Antigen test within 72 hours prior to check in at the airport, or arrival at the land border.
  • If you have recovered from COVID-19 in the past three months, a medical certificate from the healthcare facility where you received treatment showing evidence of the date of your diagnosis, and confirmation of your recovery.
  • Evidence that you have received a complete COVID-19 vaccination course, with the second dose being administered at least two weeks before arrival in Guatemala.

 

There are no quarantine requirements for US travelers as long as they do not travel from Brazil, the United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland), or South Africa.

 

Honduras:

All travelers must still complete the online pre-check form, but fully vaccinated individuals with their original vaccination certificate are no longer required to provide proof of a negative COVID test upon entry in Honduras.

  1. Proof of Full Vaccination: Passengers must provide the original vaccination certificate documenting complete COVID-19 vaccination (two doses of most vaccines; one dose of Johnson & Johnson) with at least 14 days after receipt of the final dose.
  2. COVID-19 Test: Passengers who can not provide proof of full vaccination must hand-carry the negative test results for a PCR or rapid test taken less than 72 hours before entry into Honduras. Passengers must show the test results at check-in.

 

Mexico:

All Mexican airports are open to Americans. There are health checks at all airports but no testing requirements. The land border, however, is still closed to non-essential travel until at least September 21, 2021. Travelers are not required to quarantine, but there are intercity and state travel restrictions as well as a curfew that vary by region.

 

Nicaragua:

All passengers arriving into Nicaragua must bring a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken in the 72 hours before arrival. There are no quarantine requirements. One must demonstrate vaccination against yellow fever at least 10 days prior to entering the zone of risk.

 

Panama:

American travelers must show proof of a negative coronavirus test taken within 48 hours of their trip or a digital or physical full COVID Vaccination Certificate. Unvaccinated travelers are required to quarantine for 72 hours upon entry to Panama and then can be tested again to end the quarantine. A positive test will increase the quarantine to 14 days. Children under the age of 12 are exempt from testing requirements if their guardians comply with the preceding requirements. Travelers must also sign a sworn affidavit before entering the country. Curfews vary by region. Masks are required on public transportation. If you don’t have a test or your results are older than 48 hours, you will be required to take one at the airport at your own expense ($50).

 

Peru:

Travelers from the U.S. may enter Peru for tourism with a negative molecular COVID-19 test result less than 72 hours old or an antigen test that is less than 24 hours old. Passengers are subject to health screenings upon arrival at the airport. 

Travelers that have visited Brazil, South Africa, or India within two weeks of arriving in Peru must quarantine for 14 days.

 

Uruguay:

Uruguayan borders are currently closed to non-Uruguayan citizens and residents, but there are some exceptions which can be found here

All arrivals must undertake seven days of quarantine, at which point there is the option to take a further COVID-19 PCR test and be released if it is negative. Those who do not wish to take a second test can quarantine for 14 days instead. 

All arrivals must also have insurance covering treatment for COVID-19.


AFRICA

 

**All airline passengers to the United States aged two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel. **

 

Botswana:

Travelers must provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours of travel. “Testing regulations are not clearly published or enforced, so expect inconsistent application of rules and sudden unexplained changes in enforcement.” (US Embassy). Travelers entering Botswana from high risk countries may be required to quarantine at a designated facility and will be tested on day seven of their quarantine to be released. Masks are required on public transportation. 

 

Burkina Faso:

Commercial flights to Burkina Faso have resumed. Land and sea borders remain closed until further notice. All international travelers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate dated no more than five days prior to departure to Burkina Faso. If no negative test is presented, travelers will be administered a rapid test at the airport at their own expense (approximately $45) upon arrival and the traveler will be detained until the results are available. If a traveler tests positive at the airport, they are required to be quarantined for 14 days on arrival. Travelers also need to present a negative COVID-19 test taken within five days to leave the country. Masks are required throughout the country.

 

Cape Verde:

Cape Verde has reopened sea and air borders, although regular flights are still limited. 

To enter the country travelers must present a valid COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate, or a negative PCR test administered within 72 hours of flight departure or an antigen test administered 48 hours prior to departure. A negative PCR test is still required for all passengers ages 2 and up transiting Portugal to enter Cape Verde. Travelers also need to fill out an Airport Security Tax Form and an International Travel Form prior to arrival in the country. Masks are required in enclosed spaces.

 

Chad:

A negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours of arrival is required for all arriving travelers 12 years and older. Any traveler entering Chad and staying for seven days or more must self isolate for seven days at home or in a hotel. In addition, they must be tested in a Chadian hospital with the COVID-19 PCR test at their own expense ($30). Travelers staying less than seven days are not required to quarantine or be tested again but must adhere to safety guidelines. Land borders are restricted. Masks are compulsory throughout the country.

 

Democratic Republic of the Congo:

Travelers to this African country who are 11 or older must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than three days prior to departure. They will be subject to another test upon arrival in the Congo and must self-quarantine until they receive another negative result. All travelers must present a World Health Organization card with proof of yellow fever vaccination.

Proof of health and medical evacuation insurance is also required in addition to completion of a form. There are also exit requirements in place. Travelers must present negative COVID-19 test results taken no more than three days before leaving the country. All required tests will be paid out-of-pocket by travelers.

 

Djibouti:

U.S. citizens can enter the country with an approved eVisa obtained in advance of travel. Passengers must present a negative COVID-19 test taken between 72 hours and 120 hours prior to their arrival in Djibouti. Passengers will be subject to health screenings and a rapid COVID-19 saliva test for $30 upon arrival. Only travelers who test negative will be allowed to enter the country. Those who test positive will either depart on the next flight or enter isolation and treatment. Masks must be worn inside all buildings. 

 

Equatorial Guinea:

U.S. citizens are allowed to visit Equatorial Guinea as long as they provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before arrival in the country. All passengers must take a rapid test upon arrival and (even with negative PCR test and rapid test) must quarantine for 5 days.  At the end of 5 days they must take another test. Passengers with negative results will be released from quarantine. Masks must be worn on public transportation.  There is also a 7 p.m. – 6 a.m. curfew. 

 

Egypt:

If you’re visiting Egypt from America, you’ll need to present physical proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken ideally no more than 72 hours (but up to 96 hours for connecting flights) before arrival. Health screenings are to be expected at all ports of entry. You must also show proof of health insurance upon arrival. There is no required quarantine for American travelers who present a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival. Masks are to be worn indoors.

 

Ethiopia:

The Ethiopian Public Health Institute issued a letter requiring all incoming travelers to Bole International Airport (BIA) to present a digital negative COVID-19 PCR test conducted within 120 hours or five days of departure. The test results certificate must be dated and from an approved lab. Children under 10 are exempt from the testing requirement. Any traveler entering Ethiopia should self-quarantine for seven days upon arrival at home or in a hotel. However, passengers entering Ethiopia with a negative RT-PCR test who meet the conditions of the health screening are not required to quarantine per Ethiopian government regulations. Masks should be worn at all times outside a person’s home. 

 

Ghana: 

Accra Kotoka International Airport reopened for regular international passenger travel. You must also present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result conducted by an accredited laboratory that took place no more than 72 hours before departure. Upon arrival, each traveler aged five and up must undergo a COVID-19 test conducted at the airport. The test requires each passenger to pay $150 before their departure. Results are available within 30 minutes. Passengers transiting and transferring through Accra will not be required to take the COVID test in Accra. 

 

Guinea-Bissau: 

Entry and exit into Guinea-Bissau is permitted only with the presentation of a negative COVID-19 PCR test results (within 72 hours of start of travel). Quarantine is not required for asymptomatic passengers. Passengers who present fever or other symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 will be subjected to a second health screening and if necessary to a COVID-19 test.

Masks must be worn on public transportation. 

 

Kenya:

As long as they can provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 96 hours of arriving in the country and arrive without a fever or cough, trouble breathing and flu-like symptoms, Americans can travel to Kenya for touristic purposes. There are health screenings, including temperature checks, in place at the Kenyan airports as well. Travelers must fill out a Travelers Health Surveillance Form and obtain a Trusted Travel Code. Masks must be worn in public. 

For more updated information, visit the Kenyan Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 website.

 

Liberia: 

Travelers must provide a negative COVID-19 test taken within 96 hours of arrival, and they must take one upon arrival in Liberia. They will also be subject to temperature checks at the Liberian airports. However, there are no required quarantine period restrictions on interstate travel. However, it is strongly recommended that travelers who test negative self isolate for seven days and monitor their symptoms for 14 days. Masks should be worn in public places. A negative COVID-19 test result is required to exit Liberia.

 

Mauritania:

All travelers 11 years and older must present a negative COVID-19 test three days in advance of departure before they will be allowed to enter Mauritania. Travelers should keep their test results on them throughout their travels. Thermal cameras at Mauritanian ports will take temperatures of all passengers, and if a passenger is deemed to have a fever they will be subject to an additional test. There is a curfew from 12 a.m. – 6 a.m. Masks are required in public places and Government buildings. Mauritania no longer requires quarantine for any traveler who arrives with a negative COVID-19 PCR test.

 

Mauritius:

Americans are allowed to travel to Mauritius if they can produce a negative COVID-19 PCR test administered between 5 and 7 days prior to boarding their flight. From September 1-30, 2021, all vaccinated travelers will be allowed to quarantine only 7 days instead of 14 at an establishment recognized by the authorities. Unvaccinated travelers will need to quarantine for 14 days in their hotels and are not allowed to leave their rooms. They will also be tested three times after arrival. Masks should be worn on public transportation.

 

Morocco:

The United States is currently a “List A” country according to the Government of Morocco. Passengers arriving from the United States are permitted to enter Morocco with a negative result of a PCR test administered within 72 hours of the date entering Morocco or proof of a COVID-19 vaccination. It is advisable to also take a PCR test to have available even with a proof of vaccination. Travelers are subject to health screenings upon arrival. There is not a mandatory quarantine for arriving passengers unless they are traveling from a B list country. Masks should be worn on public transportation and in public spaces.

 

Namibia:

All non-Namibian travelers arriving in Namibia are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from their country of departure which is not older than 7 days. Is not older than 72 hours.  Negative Antigen Rapid Diagnostic Test (AgRDT) results for incoming travelers are no longer accepted at points of entry into Namibia. Testing requirements do not apply to children under five years of age. Quarantine is not required unless the PCR test provided upon entry is older than 72 hours. If the test is older than 72 hours the traveler will be placed in quarantine and tested at their own cost, they will be released if the test comes back negative. Masks should be worn on public transportation.There is a national curfew from 10 p.m. – 4 a.m. daily.

 

Niger:

UPDATE: Visitors to Niger must present a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than 72 hours prior to landing in this West African country. The embassy website also states American visitors will be subject to medical screening measures upon entry. Travelers staying for more than two weeks must quarantine for the first week and then get another virus test at no cost. All travelers must submit a negative test result within 72 hours of leaving the country. Masks must be worn in all public places. 

 

Nigeria:

American travelers older than 10 must provide negative COVID-19 test results taken within the previous 72 hours before arrival to this country. Travelers must upload the test results to the Nigeria International Travel Portal and present their negative test prior to boarding. Passengers arriving in Nigeria must self-isolate for seven days and then retest, the self-isolation will continue until the test results are returned. They must also sign a health declaration before traveling and pay out of pocket for a retest after spending seven days in Nigeria, according to the embassy website. Masks should be worn on public transportation. Anyone who enters the country must follow the protocols at: https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng/guideline.

 

Rwanda:

Travelers must submit a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of departure. The only accepted test is a COVID-19 Real Time Polymerase (RT-PCR). Testing is not required for accompanied children under 5 years old. Travelers will be retested upon arrival and will be required to quarantine in your hotel room until you receive a negative COVID-19 result. Masks must be worn in public places. Before traveling to Rwanda, you must fill out a Passenger Locator Form.

 

São Tomé and Príncipe:

São Tomé and Principe have reopened for tourism. All air passengers arriving in São Tomé and Principe are required to have proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours prior to their arrival and take an additional COVID-19 test upon arrival, which costs about $30. Travelers are expected to quarantine until they receive the results. Masks should be worn.

 

Senegal:

U.S. citizens entering Senegal from the US must provide negative COVID-19 PCR test results taken no more than five days before their arrival. Health screenings are also in place at Senegal’s ports of entry. Verification of testing compliance will be undertaken by the airline prior to departure. All travelers will have to complete a  passenger location form for public health officials. No curfews are in place. Masks must be worn on public transportation. 

 

Seychelles:

All visitors must apply for travel through the Health Travel Authorization platform at seychelles.govtas.com. Travelers must present a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure, proof of health insurance that will cover COVID-19 related expenses, and stay at an approved hotel. 

Curfew is from 11 p.m. – 4 a.m. Masks must be worn on public transportation. 

 

Sierra Leone:

Sierra Leone reopened for tourism. Flights are starting to be rescheduled, but land borders remain closed.

Entry requirements include:

1.) Obtaining a travel authorization card from the government.

2.) A negative COVID-19 PCR test must be taken no longer than seven days before departure.

3.) A health declaration card.

 Travelers must also take two COVID-19 tests upon arrival at their own expense, and RDT and PCR test ($80).

 

South Africa:

U.S. citizens are permitted to enter South Africa. On arrival, you will need to present a negative COVID-19 test result not older than 72 hours from time of departure.

If you have not done a COVID-19 test prior to departure, you will be required to remain in mandatory quarantine at your own cost. All travelers will be asked to install the COVID Alert South Africa mobile app.

You will be screened on arrival and if you present symptoms, and you will be required to remain in quarantine until a repeat COVID-19 test is conducted. You will also be asked to install the COVID Alert South Africa mobile app. There is a curfew from 12 a.m. – 4 a.m. daily.

Travelers are not required to quarantine unless they have not done a COVID-19 test prior to departure.

Masks are required in public places.

You will need to complete and produce an online travel health questionnaire on your personal device before arriving in South Africa. The questionnaire is available from the South Africa Department of Health. You should arrange to take a private test.  

 

Tanzania:

American tourists visiting Tanzania will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival in Tanzania and partake in health screenings upon arrival. Passengers must also complete a Health Surveillance Form within 24 hours of arrival.

All travelers will take an enhanced COVID-19 screening at the airports for $25, including a rapid test. There is no mandatory quarantine unless a traveler tests positive upon arrival. 

 

Togo:

Travelers must submit a negative COVID-19 test taken within 3 days of traveling and must show proof of insurance. Upon arrival at Lomé, passengers must take a mandatory COVID-19 PCR test. Passengers must also download the TOGO SAFE app. The app will tell the passenger where to self isolate until the results are processed.

 travelers should expect to spend one to two days under personal quarantine at a hotel or private residence in Lomé. After this period, if it is determined by the Togo Ministry of Health from your nasal swab that you may have COVID-19, you will be required to quarantine for 10 to 21 days at the Eda-Oba Hotel in Lomé at your own expense until being cleared by the Ministry of Health to resume your activities in Togo. Wearing a mask is required. 

You will need a Yellow Fever vaccination as well.

 

Tunisia:

All travelers must submit a negative COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours of their departure for Tunisia. The U.S. Embassy in Tunisia says visitors may be selected for a rapid test at the airport. Unvaccinated travelers or travelers who are not fully vaccinated must complete a ten-day quarantine at a government-approved hotel, travelers must present a reservation receipt proving their intent to comply with the guidelines. Travelers must then obtain a COVID-19 PCR test between the seventh and tenth day of quarantine. Fully vaccinated travelers are exempt from the mandatory quarantine, however these travelers must self-isolate at their resilience for ten days upon entry.

Masks must be worn on public transportation.

 

Uganda:

The Government of Uganda recommends that non-Ugandans from Category 2 countries (including the U.S.) who are not vaccinated to not travel to Uganda. Uganda reopened the international airport for commercial flights. You must carry a negative COVID-19 PCR test that has been taken within 72 hours of boarding their aircraft. Children 3 years of age and below are exempted from the requirement. Passengers will be retested on arrival. individuals who have received a full COVID-19 vaccination and are asymptomatic will be allowed into Uganda without the need for testing on arrival.  Such travelers will need to show evidence of their vaccination. Masks must be worn in public. Passengers must also submit a negative test 120 hours before leaving Uganda.

 

Zambia:

U.S. citizens are permitted to enter Zambia. You must provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test result conducted within the previous 72 hours prior to arrival to the country. If you do not meet this requirement you will not be allowed into Zambia. You are not required to quarantine at a government-designated facility if arriving from a country not deemed “high-risk” (the U.S. is not deemed “high risk”) but must communicate to Ministry of Health officials where you intend to reside and provide accurate contact information for regular follow-ups. Masks must be worn in all public places. 

 

Zimbabwe:

You can enter Zimbabwe with a negative COVID-19 test performed within 48 hours of arrival. The test must be completed at a Trusted Traveler Initiative certified laboratory, when the test is returned the traveler will receive a Trusted Travel code. If the test was not performed at a TTI laboratory they must upload their results here: https://globalhaven.org/ to receive a Trusted Travel code. Travelers from COVID-19 “hot spots” will be subject to another test at the airport. Travelers from countries where the Alpha and Delta variants are prevalent or on the increase will be quarantined at the traveler’s expense. Those travelers will be tested for COVID-19 within the first 48 hours of arrival, and on the third, fifth, and tenth days of quarantine. There is a nationwide curfew in effect from 10:30 p.m. – 5:00 a.m. Non-resident visitors of Zimbabwe are required to quarantine for 10 days after arrival. There is a curfew in place from 10 p.m. – 5:30 a.m. Masks must be worn in public.

 


AUSTRALIA

 

Australia:

*Sydney entered its first lockdown since 2020 on June 26, 2021 in order to fight the Delta variant.

U.S. citizens are not permitted to enter Australia. Australia has enacted a  travel ba n on all non-residents and non-Australian citizens entering Australia. Individuals may request exceptions to the entry restriction  here. Foreign nationals  transiting through Australia  to another country do not need to apply for an exemption to travel restrictions if they are booked to depart on a connecting flight within 72 hours.  Those who can enter must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours and quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. Masks must be worn in public. 

Quarantine free travel from New Zealand to Australia has been suspended. 

 

New Zealand:

Only New Zealand citizens and permanent residents are permitted to enter New Zealand. If a U.S. citizen is able to enter through such a status, they will be required to quarantine in a government-operated facility for 14 days and provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure. Masks must be worn on public transportation. For detailed information about restrictions, visit: https://covid19.govt.nz/.

 

 

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