United States Air Travel Guidelines


Effective 4th May at 12:01 E.T. Entry into the United States not permitted for Passengers who physically present within India during last 14 days.

This is not applicable for lawful permanent resident, American citizens. For more Suspension and Limitation on Entry check on Whitehouse briefing (click here)

Operating Airlines

  • Air India
  • Emirates
  • United Airlines
  • Qatar Airways
  • Delta Airline
Eligible Travelers To USA
  • Traveler must hold a valid US Visa
  • US Citizens can travel
Eligible Travelers To India
  • Indian Nationals and OCI cardholders holding US Passport
  • Work Permit and Residence permit holders
  • All Foreign Nationals on work permit and Business visitors

Protocols For Travelling To United States (USA)

  • Travelled or transited Europe or Africa or not allowed to entry
  • Passengers arriving in New York State must complete the “Traveler Health Form” at (click here)
  • Passengers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure (Click here)
  • Tests accepted are: NAAT, RT-LAMP, RT-PCR, TMA or viral antigen. mandatory 72hrs prior departure with seal and signature with QR CODE, along with passenger details.

Protocols For Travelling To India

  • RT-PCR Test mandatory 72 hr prior to departure
  • Submit self-declaration form on the online Air Suvidha portal and upload a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR report.
  • Exemption form required only in case of exigency due to the death in the family, to be applied online at least 72 hours prior boarding
  • Registration Mandatory for OCI card Holder with Indian embassy

Quarantine Duration

  • USA – 14Days Self Quarantine recommended
  • India – 14 Days HQ “Mandatory RT-PCR negative certificate” (State wise rules differs)

Relevant Forms And Registration Links

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Also Read: United Kingdom Air Travel Guidelines


Manish Khandelwal
Manish Khandelwal

Manish Khandelwal, a travel-tech enthusiast with over a decade of experience in the travel industry. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Travelobiz.com, he's passionate about writing.

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