Macau: COVID-19 Travel Bans & Travel Restrictions

Updated on 10:15, Sep 18, 2021 UTC+8
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Macau

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Entry into MacauEntry prohibited
Detailed Regulations
From September 17, 2021, all persons with a travel history to Putian City in Fujian Province in Mainland China must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 48 hours prior to departure using a nucleic acid test. All persons who have visited one of following locations in Mainland China within 14 days of their intended arrival in Macau SAR must, at the discretion of Macau SAR health authorities, undergo a mandatory quarantine at a designated location for between 7 and 14 days:

Chongqing Municipality
Jiangjin District

Fujian Province
Jiaomei Town in Zhangzhou City
Putian City
Quangang District in Quanzhou City
Xiamen City

Liaoning Province
Dalian City
Shenyang City

Sichuan Province
Chengdu City
Fucheng District in Mianyang City
Nanxi District in Yibin City

Yunan Province
Ruili City

All non-residents arriving from overseas are prohibited from entering Macau SAR. This policy does not apply to residents of Hong Kong SAR, Mainland China, and Taiwan provided they have not traveled to any foreign country or region within 21 days of their intended departure for Macau SAR. This policy also provides limited exemptions for non-resident foreigners arriving from Mainland China provided such persons meet certain visa requirements and have not traveled outside Mainland China during the 21 days prior to their intended departure for Macau SAR. Non-resident foreigners seeking to enter Macao SAR for family reunions, or who have a close connection to Macau SAR may apply for special entry permission from the Macau SAR Health Bureau provided they meet certain requirements. Non-resident foreigners whose recent travel history includes locations outside China may still be eligible to enter Macau SAR provided they meet certain criteria. All persons responsible for underage children traveling to Macau SAR by air must, at least 7 days prior to the scheduled departure of the underage traveler, submit a "Declaration of Underage Passengers Entering Macao SAR to Undergo Medical Observation" form to the relevant airline. Failure to do so may result in travelers being prohibited from boarding flights bound for Macau SAR. Declaration forms are available online at the following URI (in Chinese): https://www.aacm.gov.mo/images/download1/2021012510104159.pdf

All persons arriving from overseas by air must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 48 hours prior to departure using a nucleic acid test. Non-residents lacking such proof will be denied entry into Macau SAR. All persons who, within 14 days of their arrival, have visited Hong Kong SAR must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 24 hours prior to departure using a nucleic acid test. Upon arrival, such persons must undergo a 14-day quarantine at a designated facility. All persons traveling from Mainland China who, within 21 days of their arrival, have not visited any foreign country must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 7 days prior to departure using a nucleic acid test. This policy does not apply to persons who have a travel history to Putian City in Fujian Province. Such persons must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 48 hours prior to departure using a nucleic acid test. All persons who have visited certain regions in Mainland China are subject to a 14-day quarantine in a designated facility upon arrival in Macao SAR (see details above). All persons who, within 21 days of their arrival, have visited Taiwan must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 24 hours prior to departure using a nucleic acid test. Upon arrival, such persons must undergo a 21-day quarantine at a designated facility. 

Macau SAR residents who have visited Brazil, India, Nepal, Pakistan, or the Philippines within 28 days of their scheduled return to Macau SAR must carry: 1) proof of three separate negative nucleic acid test results for COVID-19 issued within 7 days of each other with each test occurring at least 24 hours apart and the final test occurring no more than 72 hours prior to departure, and 2) proof of a negative result for IgM antibodies using a serological test or proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by Macau SAR authorities. All tests and documentation requirements must be performed by providers recognized by a local Chinese embassy or consulate. Upon arrival, such persons must undergo a 28-day or a 35-day quarantine at a designated facility. Macau SAR residents traveling from any other location not specifically mentioned above must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a nucleic acid test and undergo a 21-day or a 28-day quarantine at a designated facility upon arrival. Additional information is available via the following URL: https://www.ssm.gov.mo/apps1/PreventCOVID-19/en.aspx#clg17049
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted
COVID-19 Testing
All travelers must have proof of a negative nucleic acid test result for COVID-19 or antigen test result issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure, or must provide "documentation of recovery."
Quarantine
All travelers are encouraged to self-isolate for 7 days and to undergo testing for COVID-19.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals who have visited any of the following countries or regions within 14 days of their arrival in the United States are prohibited from entering: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mainland China, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, and the United Kingdom. This policy provides limited exemptions for persons providing vital support for critical infrastructure, journalists, students, and certain academics covered by exchange visitor programs.

All persons traveling to the United States (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days to departure using a nucleic acid or antigen test. Alternatively, persons who, at any point within 90 days of their scheduled departure for the United States, tested positive for COVID-19 may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. This must include proof of the positive test result along with a certificate from a recognized healthcare provider attesting that the traveler is not currently exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is and cleared for travel. All travelers must additionally sign a form attesting that the information provided to airline staff is truthful and accurate to the best of the traveler's knowledge. Persons lacking such proof are prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information including post-travel recommendations is available via the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

The United States government has mostly suspended the issuing of new visas and all US land border checkpoints with Canada and Mexico are closed to non-essential traffic. Additional restrictions are in place for persons holding special category visas including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 visas. All travelers are encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate prior to finalizing travel arrangements. When arriving into or traveling within the United States, all persons must wear masks covering their mouth and nose while aboard any conveyance or at any transportation hub. Be advised, various state and local authorities in the United States have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions.
FAQ
How often are COVID-19 travel restrictions updated?
Do I have to quarantine when I travel abroad?
What are current COVID-19 travel restrictions?
Can I travel anywhere that does not have COVID-19 travel restrictions?
Am I allowed to travel if I previously had COVID-19?
What policies have airlines put in place in response to COVID-19?
How do I check current COVID-19 travel restrictions?
How can I be sure the information I find here is accurate?