Amended Order: Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test Result or Recovery from COVID-19 for All Airline Passengers Arriving into the United States

On October 25, 2021 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) amended its January 25, 2021 Order, titled, “Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test or Recovery from COVID-19 for All Air Passengers Arriving in the United States.”

This amendment updates COVID-19 testing requirements for air passengers 2 years or older boarding a flight to the United States, depending on COVID-19 vaccination status.

This Amended Order is effective on November 8, 2021 at 12:01am EST (5:01am GMT), and will be published in the Federal Register soon.

View the Order pdf icon[PDF – 21 pages].

View the Attestation pdf icon[PDF – 7 pages], see Attachment A: Combined Passenger Disclosure and Attestation to the United States of America

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Order: Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test Result or Recovery from COVID-19 for All Airline Passengers Arriving into the United States.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued an Order on January 12, 2021 requiring proof of a negative COVID-19 test or documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 for all air passengers arriving from a foreign country to the US. On January 25, 2021, CDC posted a revision to this order. This Order is effective as of January 26, 2021 and was published in the Federal Registerexternal icon on January 28, 2021.

This Order will be replaced at 12:01 EST on November 8, 2021.

To view the order, click here pdf icon[PDF – 9 pages].

To see the passenger attestation, visit the Attestation pdf icon[PDF – 3 pages].

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