Do you need to get a COVID-19 test before traveling to Mexico if you had the virus in the past 90 days and recovered? All travelers are required to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after arrival. You can find a COVID-19 testing location near you or use a self-test. If you've had COVID-19 in the past 90 days, there are specific test recommendations for you. This page is for all international travelers, including lawful permanent residents of the U.
S., immigrants, and non-Americans. A tool is available to help you understand the requirements to board a flight to the United States. Even if you have finished isolation, you still need to continue wearing your mask according to CDC guidelines. If you were exposed to a person with COVID-19 in the past 10 days, all air passengers traveling to the United States must provide contact information to airlines before boarding flights. If you are not fully vaccinated and are allowed to travel to the United States by air through an exception, you will be required to sign a certificate (legal statement) before boarding your flight. Depending on the type of exception, you may also need to state that you have decided to take certain protective measures.
For more information, see COVID-19 Vaccination Testing Requirements for Air Passengers.It is important that you isolate yourself to protect others from infection. Learn what to do and when it's safe to be around other people. Immigrants who are not fully vaccinated and who are allowed to travel to the United States by air through an exception must meet the requirements of the certificate they signed before boarding their flight. If you have had a confirmed COVID-19 infection in the past 90 days, you don't need to be tested before or after you travel, unless you have symptoms. However, it is important that you continue following CDC guidelines, such as wearing a mask and social distancing.