All Air Passengers Must Test Negative to COVID-19 When Entering United States

January 13, 2021

On Jan. 12, 2021, The Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that all air passengers entering the United States are required to provide a negative COVID-19 test before boarding their flight. The new rule will go into effect Jan. 26.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention press release

All air passengers are required to get a viral test within the 3 days before their flight to the U.S. (including Hawaii) departs, and provide documentation of their laboratory test result (paper or electronic copy) at the airline check-in counter. If a passenger does not provide documentation of a negative test, or chooses not to take a test, the airline must deny boarding to the passenger.

*For entry into Hawai’i, please check here for the latest information and procedures.