Travel Guidelines for the USA
PCR test for Passengers “Arriving” in the USA:
Update as of 6th December 2021: According to the Travel guidelines for the USA, all passengers must present a negative PCR test certificate regardless of vaccination status taken not more than 1 day. This does not mean that the PCR test requirements must be within 24 hours of your departure, but it means that passengers will be allowed to take the test at any time during the day before their flight departs.
The non-citizens and non-immigrants are required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19 before boarding a flight to the United States from a foreign country.
- If you are partially vaccinated against Covid-19, you will NOT be allowed to board a flight to the United States, unless you meet the criteria for an exception under the Proclamation and CDC’s Order. (Source)
- If you are fully vaccinated, make sure your vaccination is approved in the United States.
As of 29th November 2021 – According to the Travel guidelines for the USA, Non-US citizens who have been physically present in South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique and Malawi in the past 14 days will be not allowed to enter the United States. (Source)
As of 8th November 2021 – According to the Travel guidelines for the USA, only US citizens, US nationals, US Lawful Permanent Residents, and Immigrants will be permitted to travel if unvaccinated. There are a limited number of exceptions where a non‑US citizen who is not fully vaccinated can travel to the US can be found here.
PRE-DEPARTURE PCR TEST
Time for Test Result: 12-24 hours
Required for: Pre-departure test, For Business Travel, For Medical, For MICE events or Group Bookings, For Training & Conferences.
Includes free fit-to-fly travel certificate
ON-ARRIVAL PCR TEST
Time for Test Result: 24 Hours
Required for: Post arrival test for Vaccinated and unvaccinated arrivals.
Includes free fitness certificate
RAPID PCR TEST
Time for Test Result: 3 - 6 hours
Required for: Employment and social gatherings.
Includes free fitness certificate
What are the Covid –19 travel guidelines in the USA?
Passenger Locator form: All passengers must sign an attestation before departure. Please ensure you download, print, complete and sign the attestation form before your check-in at the airport. Passengers who do not complete the attestation form will Not be allowed to travel.
Covid-19 Testing Requirements: All passengers regardless of vaccination status, must show a negative PCR test certificate taken not more than 1 day before travel to the United States.
Do children need to be tested? Children below 18 years are exempted from pre-departure testing.
Vaccination Requirements: The vaccines accepted for entry in the U.S. are:
- Janssen/Johnson & Johnson
* If you are fully vaccinated, make sure your vaccination is approved in the United States.
Latest update related to travel:
Please visit the CDC website for more detailed information regarding COVID‑19 testing, vaccination and attestation requirements.
Non-U.S. citizen, Non-U.S. immigrants: Air Travel to the United States | CDC
U.S Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents, and Immigrants: Air Travel to and from the United States | CDC
You need to know the Travel requirements for PCR testing and entry of the destination country you’re planning to travel to. Most travellers would rather make most of the time visiting and enjoying the holiday destinations and exploring the culture. Business travellers would have back-to-back client/vendor meetings, shuttling between different states, cities or even borders. So, finding a local lab or pharmacy or relevant healthcare centre can be stressful and time-consuming. You can book your PCR test in advance by filling the following form or Call/Whatsapp Us at +91 9819080018 or E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. No matter where you are in the world, you can book your test with a click of a button and get your sample collected at your residence. Have a safe trip!