Travel Restrictions Entering the United States from Puerto Rico for Vaccinated Travelers

Travel Restrictions Entering the United States from Puerto Rico for Vaccinated Travelers

Summary

Border Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Possible COVID-19 Test

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Mandatory Masks

Last Major Change
Cases Per Million
274.61
Decreased by53.46
at 5/16/2022
Vaccinated
77.67%
Increased by0.07%
at 5/15/2022
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

The information on this page is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Puerto Rico to the United States.

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Governments may change their policies with little notice. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers from selected countries are allowed to enter the United States. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers from selected countries are allowed to transit via the United States. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Visas

Before You Leave

Possible

Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test may be required for entry

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Travel Purpose
MedicalTourismBusinessTransit
Description

Travelers from selected countries are recommended to check the COVID-19 testing requirements for the specific state they are traveling to. There is no national requirement for COVID-19 testing, but some states have introduced strict requirements for all visitors, including domestic travelers.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination for the United States

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Description

Travelers are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if 2 weeks have passed since their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.

The US government currently accepts vaccines approved or authorized for emergency use by the U.S. FDA and the WHO. Vaccines accepted are Pfizer-BioNTech (e.g., COMIRNATY/Tozinameran), AstraZeneca-Oxford (e.g., Covishield, Vaxzevria), Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), Moderna, Sinopharm BIBP, Covaxin, Sinovac-CoronaVac, and Novavax/Covovax.

Travelers unable to present a valid certificate may be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travelers.

More Details

Any combination of 2 doses of an FDA approved/authorized or WHO emergency use listed COVID-19 2-dose series is accepted. The second dose in a 2-dose heterologous series must have been received no earlier than 17 days (21 days with a 4-day grace period) after the first dose.

For more information about accepted proof of vaccination, please check the source.

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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in the United States.

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While There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in certain settings

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Description

Travelers are required to wear a mask in indoor public settings such as health care facilities.

Face masks are no longer required for travelers on domestic flights and at U.S. airports. Some airlines may require masks on international flights.

Please note face masks may still be required based on local ordinances, or when traveling to/from certain international locations based on country requirements.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in United States.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
274.61
Decreased by53.46
at 5/16/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
9.30%
Decreased by1.90%
at 5/10/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
77.67%
Increased by0.07%
at 5/15/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
257,870,633
Increased by221,677
at 5/15/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.32
Decreased by0.13
at 5/7/2022

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

Although nationwide restrictions are in place, localized safety measures are decided by state authorities. More relaxed or restrictive measures may be in effect depending on the state visited. Information relating to the COVID-19 response in each state can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/publi...
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Use of mask

Recommended
Face masks are not required but the use of a mask or covering is recommended when on public transport. Mask rules may vary depending on the state visited.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating but restrictions may vary depending on the state visited.

Restaurants

Open
Restaurants are open but restrictions may vary depending on the state visited.

Bars

Open
Bars are open but restrictions may vary depending on the state visited.

Nightclubs

Open
Nightclubs are open but restrictions may vary depending on the state visited.

Shops

Open
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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