Date Updated

03/18/2022

  • COVID-19 Testing Requirements Vaccinated or Recovered Travelers *This section also contains information on COVID vaccination requirements and exceptions.Inbound international airline passengers ages 2 and older, regardless of citizenship or vaccination status, must submit a negative COVID test taken within 1 calendar day of travel in order to board their flight. Travelers may submit evidence of recovery from COVID within 90 days in place of the COVID test. Documentation of recovery is written or electronic documentation of a positive viral test result that occurred within the prior 90 days confirming a previous COVID-19 infection and a letter from a licensed health care provider or public health official stating that the passenger has been cleared for travel. Nonimmigrant travelers entering the United States by air are required to show proof that they are fully-vaccinated (unless qualified for an exception) using digital or paper documentation that includes biographical information matching the foreign national’s travel documents, the name of the official source issuing the record, the vaccine manufacturer and the date(s) of vaccination. FDA-approved or authorized vaccines and WHO Emergency Use Listing vaccines are accepted under the November 8, 2021 policy change affecting both international air travel and land border travel. Until April 1, 2022, nonimmigrants who were present in Ukraine on February 10, 2022 and who are traveling with U.S. citizens and permanent residents may be exempt from testing and vaccination requirements. Until April 1, 2022 (unless extended), U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents (LPRs) and foreign nationals who possess a valid U.S. immigrant visa (for entry as an LPR) who were physically present in Belarus or Russia on February 28, 2022, are exempt from the predeparture testing requirement. Non-vaccinated Travelers *This section also contains information on COVID vaccination requirements and exceptions.Inbound international airline passengers ages 2 and older, regardless of citizenship or vaccination status, must submit a negative COVID test taken within 1 calendar day of travel in order to board their flight. Travelers may submit evidence of recovery from COVID within 90 days in place of the COVID test. Documentation of recovery is written or electronic documentation of a positive viral test result that occurred within the prior 90 days confirming a previous COVID-19 infection and a letter from a licensed health care provider or public health official stating that the passenger has been cleared for travel. Nonimmigrant travelers who meet an exception to the vaccine requirement must agree to become fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 either within 60 days of arriving in the United States or within some other timeframe as determined by the CDC unless: Children under the age of 18; Nationals of countries with less than a 10% vaccination rate in the population or countries otherwise determined by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to qualify as having limited vaccine availability. This exception does not apply to B-1/B-2 travel; Medical contraindications; Humanitarian/emergencies as defined by the CDC; Those who participated in certain COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials, as determined by the CDC; Certain air and sea crew members, U.S. armed forces and immediate family and certain diplomatic or U.N. travel; and Those whose entry would be in the “national interest” as determined by the State Department, Transportation Department or Department of Homeland Security. Nonimmigrant travelers who meet an exception to the vaccine requirement must agree to become fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 either within 60 days of arriving in the United States or within some other timeframe as determined by the CDC unless: Vaccination is inappropriate due to age or medical status; Their stay in the United States is 60 days or less; They have participated in certain COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials; or Certain diplomats and other case-by-case determinations by the CDC. The vaccination requirement for travelers entering the United States from Canada or Mexico by land or ferry for ”non-essential activities” does not apply to: children under 18; and foreign nationals entering through a land border or ferry terminal for essential purposes, which include work and business travel and any lawful permanent resident (green card-holder) travel. 􀀀Until April 1, 2022, nonimmigrants who were present in Ukraine on February 10, 2022 and who are traveling with U.S. citizens and permanent residents may be exempt from testing and vaccination requirements. Until April 1, 2022 (unless extended), U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents (LPRs) and foreign nationals who possess a valid U.S. immigrant visa (for entry as an LPR) who were physically present in Belarus or Russia on February 28, 2022, are exempt from the predeparture testing requirement. Quarantine Requirements There is no general federal quarantine requirement, but certain unvaccinated foreign nationals who were permitted to travel by air to the United States will be required to quarantine after arrival. State and local health authorities often impose requirements regarding international travel and quarantine. Individuals should check with local authorities in their destination state prior to travel. Until April 1, 2022, nonimmigrants who were present in Ukraine on February 10, 2022 and who are traveling with U.S. citizens and permanent residents may be exempt from testing and vaccination requirements.
  • The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has re-opened some of its local offices and Application Support Centers for in-person interviews and appointments. Office reopening dates vary by location, so applicants must check the USCIS website for the latest information on a particular local USCIS office. Foreign nationals with green card interviews, naturalization interviews/ceremonies or biometrics appointments that were cancelled during the temporary closure can expect the appointments to be automatically rescheduled after their local office reopens. USCIS has resumed its premium processing service for I-129 and I-140 petitions. Cancellation of routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments at U.S. consulates worldwide, effective March 20, 2020. Those with upcoming U.S. visa appointments should continue to check the relevant consular website for updates on consular services. In limited circumstances, those with an urgent matter who may need to travel immediately may request an emergency appointment. Travel Restrictions Vaccinated or Recovered Travelers Nonimmigrants seeking to enter the United States after international air travel must be fully vaccinated unless they are eligible for one of the limited exceptions available, including children under the age of 18, medically contraindicated individuals and certain nationals of countries with limited vaccine availability. Until April 1, 2022, those who were present in Ukraine on February 10, 2022 and are traveling with U.S. citizens and permanent residents may be exempt from testing and vaccination requirements. Until at least April 21, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security will require non-U.S. individuals seeking to enter the United States from Canada or Mexico by land or ferry for all purposes—including “essential” activities such as work, business or education--to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. U.S. citizens, U.S. lawful permanent residents and U.S. nationals are not subject to the vaccination requirement. Children under 18, individuals with medical contraindication, and others falling under limited exceptions are exempt from this requirement. Non-vaccinated Travelers Entry ban for non-vaccinated nonimmigrant international air travelers with limited exceptions, such as children under the age of 18, medically contraindicated individuals, and certain nationals of countries with limited vaccine availability. Until April 1, 2022, those who were present in Ukraine on February 10, 2022 and are traveling with U.S. citizens and permanent residents may be exempt from testing and vaccination requirements. Until at least April 21, 2022, entry ban for travel by land and ferry across Canadian and Mexican borders for unvaccinated nonimmigrants, with limited exceptions including children under age 18, medically contraindicated individuals and certain nationals of countries with limited vaccine availability.
  • Varies by state, check individual state websites for specific information.
  • Available as needed.
  • Varies by state, check individual requirements on state and county public school websites.
  • the use of a face covering is recommended when you have close contact with people in risk groups if you have cold/respiratory symptoms.


  • • Varies by state

    • Widely available

    • Social distancing encouraged
  • Household Goods

    Survey (Video/In-person)
    • Yes, both in most states

    Packing/Delivery Services (After Customs Clearance) Available?
    • Yes

    Freight Availability/Cost
    • Air: Yes
    • Sea: Yes

    Road Availability
    • Normal at present

    Can packing/delivery take place without customer, or nominated representative?
    • Yes

Entry Restrictions

Normal

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