Please see below the latest entry requirements for customers travelling to the United States. You should also make sure you check the latest news before you travel, as advice can change at the last minute. You will find the latest news here: FCDO Travel Advice for USA
Proof of vaccination
All arrivals from the UK aged 18 or over must show proof of full vaccination to enter the United States. Please note, you’ll need to be fully vaccinated at least 14 days before your arrival. You can find out how to obtain your evidence by visiting the Government website:
Your NHS appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
Children under 18 are exempt from the vaccination requirement.
Proof of negative PCR test
You will be required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 24 hours before you depart to the United States.
You will be required to show your proof of vaccination and negative test results before you board your aircraft. We also recommend that you check with your airline to see whether they have any additional requirements.
Travelling with Children
Although children under 18 are exempt from the vaccination requirement for travellers, children aged between 2 and 17 are still required to take a pre-departure test.
In addition, children under 18 years old will need to complete a Covid-19 test 3-5 days after arrival in the US. Please see the US Department of Health & Human Services to source a Covid-19 arrival test in the United States. Low-cost tests are available at health centres and select pharmacies nationwide.
Wear a mask whilst on board your flight to and from USA
It is a US legal requirement for your to wear a mask throughout your whole journey to and from the USA.
Non-vaccinated travellers aged 18yrs and over
If you have not been fully vaccinated, you will be unable to enter the United States. Please see the following article for your options if this applies to you: Do I need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to travel?