Before boarding a flight to the USA, most passengers – regardless of vaccination status – are required to show a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than 1 day before travel.
Children under 2 years old do not need to test.
Upon arrival in USA, fully vaccinated travellers (suggested):
- do not have to quarantine
- are recommended to take a viral test within 3 to 5 days of arrival in the US.
If you have recovered from a documented COVID-19 infection within the past 90 days (regardless of vaccination status):
- you do not need to get a test 3 to 5 days after travel
Required to show a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than 1 day before travel.
Quarantine for 5 full days even if you test negative, unless you have documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 in the past 90 days.
A test 3-5 days after arrival in USA, unless you have documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 in the past 90 days.
Children 17 and under who are not fully vaccinated are exempt from the quarantine requirement after arrival in the USA but must take a test 3 to 5 days after arrival and self-isolate should any symptoms develop or if they test positive.
If a child is not fully vaccinated and traveling alone or with adults who are not fully vaccinated, they will have to show proof of a negative viral test from a sample taken within one day of departure.