The CDC’s updated COVID-19 testing requirement for international travel to the U.S. go into effect Monday, November 8, 2021.
Effective November 8, 2021 at 12:01am EST (5:01am GMT), before boarding a flight to the US from a foreign country, all air passengers- 2 years or older – are required to present a negative COVID-19 viral test result, within a time period based on their vaccination status (see table below), or present documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 in the last 90 days. Air passengers will also be required to confirm in the form of an attestation that the information they present is true.
Time Period for Testing for Air Passengers to Obtain a Negative COVID-19 Viral Test
- Fully Vaccinated: COVID-19 viral test must be taken no more than 3 days before a flights departure to the US.
- Not Fully Vaccinated: COVID-19 viral test must be taken no more than 1 day before a flights departure to the US.