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Health Alert – Updated Requirements for Air Travel to the United States
June 10, 2022

Updated Requirements for Air Travel to the United States

Location: Guatemala, countrywide

Event:  Effective June 12, 2022, at 12:01 a.m., a negative COVID-19 test will no longer be required for any travelers to the United States.  Vaccine requirements for non-U.S. citizen, nonimmigrant travelers remain in effect.

Actions to Take:

  • Travelers who test positive for or have symptoms of COVID-19 should delay their travel and should consider getting tested for current infection with a viral test as close to the time of departure as possible (no more than 3 days) to reduce likelihood of transmission.
  • Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
  • For information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19, please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
  • Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for country-specific information related to COVID-19.
  • Check with your airlines, cruise lines, or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions, including potential COVID vaccine or testing requirements for countries you are transiting through.
  • Visit the U.S. Embassy Guatemala webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Guatemala.