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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For United States
Data Last Updated: September 20, 2020

General Information

Partially Open

U.S.A. State by State Travel Restrictions Map

The United States remains open to most travelers with valid visas. Travellers who have been in the European Schengen Area, United Kingdom, Ireland, Iran, China or Brazil in the past 14 days are prohibited from entering United States

CDC Travellers Prohibited from the United States
U.S. Customs and Border Protection

There is no nationwide test or quarantine required, however certain individual states such as Hawaii require a mandatory 14 day quarantine.

Canada and USA agreed to extend restrictions on non-essential travel across their shared borders through at least Sept. 21.

Mask Requirement

Mask requirements differ in different states/regions within this country.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

U.S.A. Detailed State by State Travel Restrictions Map

The use of masks indoors and social distancing is being mandated in almost all areas of the United States.

COVID-19 cases continue to rise sharply, and more restrictions are being put in place everyday.

Certain states require a mandatory 14 day quarantine if arriving from a state with high infections. All details are here on our U.S.A. map

Airlines & Transport

The land border to access both Canada and Mexico is closed to non-essential travel.

Domestic airline service continues to grow, and more International destinations are being restored as countries open up. 

Status of Opening to Tourists

Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days

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Open to Tourists From:

208 Countries

Afghanistan

Albania

Algeria

American Samoa

Andorra

Angola

Anguilla

Antarctica

Antigua and Barbuda

Argentina

Armenia

Aruba

Australia

Azerbaijan

Bahamas

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belarus

Belize

Benin

Bermuda

Bhutan

Bolivia

Bonaire

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Botswana

British Virgin Islands

Brunei

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cambodia

Cameroon

Cape Verde

Cayman Islands

Central African Republic

Chad

Chile

Christmas Island

Cocos Islands

Colombia

Comoros

Cook Islands

Costa Rica

Croatia

Cuba

Curaçao

Cyprus

Democratic Republic of Congo

Djibouti

Dominica

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

Egypt

El Salvador

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

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Ethiopia

Falkland Islands

Faroe Islands

Fiji

French Guiana

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Gabon

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Georgia

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India

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Madagascar

Malawi

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Martinique

Mauritania

Mauritius

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Mexico

Micronesia

Moldova

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Morocco

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Myanmar

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New Caledonia

New Zealand

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Niger

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North Korea

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Oman

Pakistan

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Republic of Congo

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Romania

Russia

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Saint Barthélemy

Saint Helena

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Saint Lucia

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Samoa

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Saudi Arabia

Senegal

Serbia

Seychelles

Sierra Leone

Singapore

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Solomon Islands

Somalia

South Africa

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South Korea

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Sri Lanka

Sudan

Suriname

Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Syria

Taiwan

Tajikistan

Tanzania

Thailand

Timor-Leste

Togo

Tokelau

Tonga

Trinidad and Tobago

Tunisia

Turkey

Turkmenistan

Turks and Caicos

Tuvalu

U.S. Virgin Islands

Uganda

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

United States

Uruguay

Uzbekistan

Vanuatu

Venezuela

Vietnam

Wallis and Futuna

Western Sahara

Yemen

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Not Allowing Tourists From:

34 Countries

Austria

Belgium

Brazil

China

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

Iran

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

Monaco

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

San Marino

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United Kingdom

Vatican City

Special Conditions For Tourists From:

1 Countries

Canada

More Details

Detailed information about who can enter the United States right now and what are the current restrictions.

The United States of America remained open to most travelers with valid US visas. In fact, they did not close their borders at all. However, the US suspended tourist visas and banned travelers from Europe, Iran, Brazil, and China from entering the United States.

Who Can Travel To The U.S.A. For Tourism?

The following countries can enter the United States. These countries do not need a visa and are not included in President Trump's travel ban:

  • Australia
  • Chile
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
  • South Korea
  • Canada (Air only)

Depending on which US State a traveler is arriving at, he or she may face quarantine and social distancing measures. Therefore before traveling, we highly recommend for you to check with the U.S. consulate in your country. This is to ensure that you will be granted the right to enter the United States.

Can Canadians Enter The United Sates For Tourism?

Canadians can enter the United States but only by air. This is because the land border between the USA and Canada is closed for non-essential travel. Air Canada, United Airlines, and American Airlines confirmed that there are no restrictions for Canadians traveling by air to the United States.

On the other hand, US citizens can not travel to Canada by air or by land. Canada remains closed to all foreign travelers, with specific exceptions such as direct family members and essential workers.

Who Can NOT Travel To The United States?

China

On January 31st, President Donald Trump banned all travelers who have been to China in the past 14 days prior to entering the US. As of today, the ban is still in place and strictly enforced. Meanwhile, American citizens are exempted from the proclamation and may return to the US from China at any time.

Iran

Same with China, President Trump banned all travelers who have been to Iran in the past 14 days prior to entering the US. Subsequently with the exemption of US citizens to be able to return home at any given time.

Brazil

US President Donald Trump banned all travelers from Brazil or anyone that has been to Brazil in the last 14 days as of May 24th. Likewise, United States citizens are exempt from the proclamation and may return home from Brazil at any time. 

Europe

The Trump administration closed the U.S. Borders to all travelers arriving from Europe with the exemption of US citizens coming home. The ban is still in place so that is to say, all European can't travel to the US at the moment. And anyone coming from Europe or who has visited Europe in the last 14 days will not be permitted to enter the United States.

If you hold a passport from these countries and have a valid Visa or ESTA for the United States, you could enter but you must provide proof you have been OUTSIDE of all the banned countries for the past 14 days.

European Countries included in the BAN:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Monaco
  • San Marino
  • Vatican City
  • United Kingdom
  • Republic of Ireland

U.S. Land Borders to Canada and Mexico

US/Canada and US/Mexico land borders are closed to non-essential travelers. In other words, tourists will not be allowed entry unless they are returning home to their country of origin.

U.S. Tourist/Visitor Visas Currently Suspended

All visa services for the United States have been temporarily suspended meaning that tourist visas will NOT be issued. That is to say, all countries that require a tourist visa to enter the United States will not be able to enter the US until visa services are resumed. 

What Are The States That Require Quarantine?

These are some of the States that are requiring all arriving passengers to self-isolate for 14 days depending on which country and which State they are flying from:

  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Kansas
  • Maine
  • Massachusettes
  • New Jersey
  • Oklahoma
  • Rhode Island
  • New York
  • Vermont
  • New Mexico

These are the States that recommend travelers to quarantine for 14 days when arriving from high risk COVID-19 area, cruise ships, and international tarvel:

  • Wisconsin
  • West Virginia
  • Virginia
  • Utah
  • South Carolina
  • New Hampshire
  • Nebraska
  • Maryland
  • Arkansas

Major US Attractions That Have Reopened:

  • Las Vegas Casinos
  • Disney World
  • Universal Studios Orlando
  • Grand Canyon
  • New York Central Park
  • Niagara Falls
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Time Square
  • Golden Gate Bridge

Conclusion

Different health protocols and safety measures apply in different States. The use of face masks indoors and outdoors, and social distancing are being mandated in almost all areas of the United States. We highly suggest checking in with the U.S. consulate in your country is to ensure that you will be granted to enter the United States.

All details are here for all the States on live map.

Check out USA's general COVID-19 information on our live map.

Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention | Travel State Gov | US Customs and Border Protection


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Information for Non-Tourists

The United States allows entry of foreigners only through specified airports.

After arriving to the United States from one of the restricted countries, CDC recommends that travelers stay home and monitor their health for 14 days. More information about what to do after arriving to the United States is available on CDC’s Returning from International Travel webpage.

CDC Travellers Prohibited from the United States

U.S. Customs and Border Protection



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