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COVID-19 Testing requirements for entry to the U.S. and U.K.

US authorities have announced that effective Jan. 26, 2021, all persons traveling by air to the U.S. must present a negative coronavirus disease (COVID-19) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) or antigen test taken no more than 72 hours before departure from their destination.

Please review the following links for more information and an attestation document:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/pdf/global-airline-testing-order_2021-01-2_R3-signed-encrypted-p.pdf

https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/pdf/attachment-a-global-passenger-disclosure-and-attestation-2021-01-12-p.pdf

In addition, beginning Jan. 18, 2021, the United Kingdom announced that all international travelers arriving in England and Scotland from outside the U.K., Ireland, the Isle of Man, and the Channel Islands, must present proof of having tested negative for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) obtained no more than 72 hours before boarding.

Please review the following links for additional information:

Resources

UK Passenger Locator Form

List of Exempt Professions

Department of Transport

Test parameters and traveler exemptions for UK arrivals

Quarantine Exempted Countries List England

Quarantine Exempted Countries List Northern Ireland

Quarantine Exempted Countries List Scotland

Quarantine Exempted Countries List Wales

 

COVID-19 Testing requirements for entry to Canada

Effective, Jan. 7, 2021, Canadian authorities require all air travelers 5 years of age or older to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 molecular test result to the airline prior to boarding international flights bound for Canada.

Please review the following links for additional information:

Resources

Travel Guidance – https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/latest-travel-health-advice.html

Everyone entering Canada must follow mandatory isolation or quarantine requirements.

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