United States Covid-19 Travel Information

Summary of United States Coronavirus Situation

Last Updated:

10 December, 2020
Since 28 November 2020, travellers returning to Scotland from the US Virgin Islands and Northern Mariana Islands do not need to quarantine on return unless they have transited through mainland US. Travellers returning to the UK from the US Virgin Islands and Northern Mariana Islands do not need to quarantine on return. Canadian and Mexican borders between the USA for non-essential travel are closed until 21 December 2020. Travel to the USA is not permitted to those who have been in the UK, Ireland, the Schengen Area of Europe, Iran and China in the last 14 days. Arrivals from outside these areas will need to get a visa or an Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) visa waiver to enter the USA. Quarantine is currently in place for all arrivals into the country. There is no confirmed date as to when travel restrictions will be lifted.
United States Travel Restrictions for UK Travellers

Border Status: *

Border Opening Date:

Quarantine in Force: **

Quarantine Duration (Days):

Quarantine In Force Until:


Travel Permitted for UK Nationals?:


* Although borders may technically be open for essential travel, for medical reasons, or travel from other countries, we list border status as “closed” until leisure travel restrictions are lifted for UK travellers.

** Quarantine in force refers to the quarantine status at the destination and not in the United Kingdom.

Additional Information

Countries Travel Permitted From:

No countries allowed at present

Face Masks Usage:


Public Gathering Limit:


Health Certificate Required:


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