Austria: COVID-19 Travel Bans & Travel Restrictions

Updated on 15:41, Nov 26, 2021 UTC+8
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Entry into AustriaEntry prohibited
Detailed Regulations
All persons (including Austrian nationals) must carry either: 1) proof of a negative test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a PCR test, 2) proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by Austrian authorities, or 3) proof they have fully recovered from a previous COVID-19 infection no more than 180 days prior to their intended departure. Persons lacking such documentation must register with local authorities and must undergo testing for COVID-19 within 24 hours of their arrival in Austria. Travelers must submit a "Pre-Travel-Clearance (PTC)" form online prior to departure and must undergo a 10-day quarantine upon arrival. This policy does not apply to persons traveling from countries and regions in the European Union, countries and regions associated with the Schengen Area, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong SAR, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau SAR, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vietnam. Travelers are strongly encouraged to check with their local Austrian embassy or consulate in order to verify entry eligibility prior to finalizing travel arrangements. More information, including links to PTC forms, is available at the following URL:
Returning to United StatesEntry prohibited
Fully vaccinated travelers may be eligible for entry. See below.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals 18 years of age or older seeking to enter the United States must carry proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO). This policy does not apply to lawful permanent residents or to persons with valid immigrant status. Further exemptions exist for diplomatic personnel, persons with a documented medical condition that prevents them from being vaccinated, persons traveling for humanitarian or emergency reasons, persons whose entry is determined to be in the national interest, and a limited number of other categories of persons. All travelers are strongly encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate in order to verify their entry eligibility and any entry visa requirements prior to finalizing travel arrangements. More information, including about vaccination exemption categories, is available at the following URL:

All persons (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 using a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) or an antigen test issued no more than 3 days prior to departure in the case of fully vaccinated travelers or no more than 1 day prior to departure in the case of unvaccinated travelers. Alternatively, persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 at any point within 90 days of their intended departure may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. Such documentation must include proof of a positive COVID-19 test result along with a letter issued by a recognized healthcare provider that personally identifies the travelers and matches the information in the traveler’s passport or other travel documents indicating the traveler has been cleared for travel. All travelers (including US nationals) must submit a "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" form prior to departure wherein they attest to providing complete and accurate health information under penalty of law. Travelers lacking any of these documents may be prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information, including about documentation requirements, is available at the following URL:

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. "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" forms are available online at the following URI:
This page will be updated as new travel policies and restrictions are released. To view the most current travel policies, advisories, and bans, please check official notices posted by the related country or region.
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