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TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS POLICY UPDATES

(LAST UPDATE/REVIEW: 8/11/2021

 

Policy updates related to restrictions on traveling to the United States (U.S.) and to other countries due to coronavirus.

 

U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Travel Restrictions and Requirements

LAST UPDATE/REVIEW: MAY 14, 2021

COVID-19 Testing Requirements

  • To reduce introduction and spread of new variants of SARS-CoV-2, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an Order effective January 26, 2021.
  • It requires all air passengers arriving to the US from a foreign country to get tested for COVID-19 infection no more than 3 days before their flight departs and to provide proof of the negative result or documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 to the airline before boarding the flight.
  • For more information on this testing requirement, see the CDC Frequently Asked Questions page.

 


Travelers Prohibited from Entry CDC Page

  • If foreign nationals visited any of the listed countries in the past 14 days, those visitors will be prohibited from entry to the United States.
  • Per the latest Presidential Proclamation issued on April 30, 2021, the following countries are on the list:
    • China
    • India
    • Iran
    • European Schengen area, United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland
    • Brazil
    • South Africa

 


CDC Travel Health Notices

U.S. Department of State (DOS) Travel Advisories

LAST UPDATE/REVIEW: MAY 14, 2021

U.S. Department of State Travel Advisories

 


U.S. Department of State Land Border Crossings Restrictions

U.S. Embassies and Consulates Visa Services in Affected Countries

U.S. Embassies and Consulates Information Page

California and San Diego Health and Travel Advisories

LAST UPDATE/REVIEW: MAY 14, 2021

University of California (UC) President Directives on Travel