Can I travel internationally during the COVID-19 pandemic if I am fully vaccinated?
Fully vaccinated travelers are less likely to get and spread COVID-19. However, international travel poses additional risks, and even fully vaccinated travelers might be at increased risk for getting and possibly spreading some COVID-19 variants.
Do fully vaccinated travelers need a COVID-19 test before travelling?
Fully vaccinated travelers do not need to get a SARS-CoV-2 viral test before or after domestic travel, unless testing is required by local, state, or territorial health authorities.
Do I need to get a post-arrival COVID-19 test after traveling if I was infected within the last 3 months?
If you recovered from a documented COVID-19 infection within the last 3 months, follow all requirements and recommendations for fully vaccinated travelers except you do NOT need to get a post- arrival test 3-5 days after travel unless you are symptomatic.
Can I travel if I have COVID-19?
Don’t travel or cross borders while sick with symptoms of COVID-19 (even if you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or recovered from COVID-19 in the past). Stay home and isolate yourself from others until it’s safe for you to end home isolation.
Can vaccinated people travel during the COVID-19 pandemic within the United States?
Fully vaccinated travelers are less likely to get and spread SARS-CoV-2 and can now travel at low risk to themselves within the United States.
Do fully vaccinated travelers need to be tested for COVID-19 before leaving the United States?
Fully vaccinated travelers do not need to get tested before leaving the United States unless required by their destination.
Do I need to get self-quarantine after a domestic travel if I am fully vaccinated against COVID-19?
You do NOT need to get tested or self-quarantine if you are fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 in the past 3 months. You should still follow all other travel recommendations.
Can vaccinated people spread COVID-19?
• Fully vaccinated people with Delta variant breakthrough infections can spread the virus to others.
What type of covid test is required for travelling to the United States?
The test must be a SARS-CoV-2 viral test (nucleic acid amplification test [NAAT] or antigen test) with Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Are you required to get a COVID-19 test to fly back to the U.S.?
Air passengers traveling to the US are required to present a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery. Airlines must confirm the negative test result or documentation of recovery for all passengers before boarding.
Why do you have to quarantine for 14 days after travel during the COVID-19 pandemic?
You may have been exposed to COVID-19 on your travels. You may feel well and not have any symptoms, but you can be contagious without symptoms and spread the virus to others. You and your travel companions (including children) pose a risk to your family, friends, and community for 14 days after you travel.