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ATC: COVID-19 testing for travelers to the United States.
April 19, 2021


Effective January 26, 2021 all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel. This Order applies to all air passengers, 2 years of age or older, traveling into the US, including US citizens and legal permanent residents.

At this time all air passengers traveling to the US, regardless of vaccination or antibody status, are required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery. Make sure to be tested with a viral test (NAAT or antigen test) to determine if you are currently infected with COVID-19. Also make sure that you receive your results before your flight departs and have documentation of your results to show the airline. Both PCR and antigen testing are available from a variety of private laboratories and facilities. The U.S. Embassy has prepared a list of private testing providers in the Dominican Republic available on our website: do.usembassy.gov/embassy/u-s-citizenship-services/covid-19-testing-in-the-dominican-republic/

All travelers to the United States should continue to monitor the CDC website for testing and quarantine requirements, including state and local regulations related to travel. For additional information visit the CDC website: