Frequently Asked Questions from American Citizens regarding Presidential Proclamation issued May 24 

Presidential Proclamation — Travel From Brazil

 

No. The restrictions do not apply to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents. For the most current information regarding COVID-19, the May 24 Presidential Proclamation, and its impact on travel to the United States, please visit www.coronavirus.gov,  www.dhs.gov/coronavirus, and www.whitehouse.gov.

The new proclamation is effective at 11:59 p.m. eastern daylight savings time on May 26, 2020. This proclamation does not apply to persons aboard a flight scheduled to arrive in the United States that departed prior to 11:59 p.m. eastern daylight savings time on May 26, 2020.

The May 24 Presidential Proclamation is effective starting from 11:59 p.m. eastern daylight savings time on May 26, 2020.

No.  The restrictions do not apply to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents.  For the most current information regarding COVID-19, the May 24 Presidential Proclamation, and its impact on travel to the United States, please visit www.coronavirus.govwww.dhs.gov/coronavirus, and www.whitehouse.gov.

CDC requires all travelers, including U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents, who have been in Brazil, or any CDC Level 3 country, in the last 14 days to self-quarantine for 14 days. Travelers should visit www.coronavirus.gov or https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html for more information.  The Department of Homeland Security will route travel through particular airports and passengers will undergo enhanced airport screening.

U.S. citizens should make plans using commercial travel options, which remain available.  For further information visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/emergencies/what-state-dept-can-cant-do-crisis.html.  Also enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive alerts and notifications from U.S. embassies and consulates general.

The restrictions do not apply to U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, and some family members of U.S. citizens, including any prospective adoptee who is seeking to enter the United States pursuant to the IR-4 or IH-4 visa classifications.  For further information about the exceptions and the most current information regarding COVID-19, the May 24 Presidential Proclamation, and its impact on travel to the United States, please visit www.coronavirus.govwww.dhs.gov/coronavirus, and www.whitehouse.gov.

No.  The restrictions do not apply to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents.  For the most current information regarding COVID-19, the May 24 Presidential Proclamation, and its impact on travel to the United States, please visit www.coronavirus.govwww.dhs.gov/coronavirus, and www.whitehouse.gov.

Travelers who wish to return to the United States should continue to work with the airlines for return travel arrangements.

The government of Brazil has extended through June 21 its restrictions on entry into Brazil.  The State Department advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. Please visit www.travel.state.gov for further travel information, and find the State Department’s latest updates on COVID-19 here. The CDC recommends travelers avoid all nonessential travel to specified countries. Please visit www.coronavirus.gov for additional information.

Please visit our Embassy webpages on COVID-19 for information on current conditions.  Many embassies have further information on travel restrictions, quarantine policies, and other general suspensions (schools, large gatherings, etc.). You may also visit www.coronavirus.gov for more information.

The restrictions do not apply to U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, and some family members of U.S. citizens, including any prospective adoptee who is seeking to enter the United States pursuant to the IR-4 or IH-4 visa classifications. For further information about the exceptions and the most current information regarding COVID-19, the May 24 Presidential Proclamation, and its impact on travel to the United States, please visit www.coronavirus.govwww.dhs.gov/coronavirus, and www.whitehouse.gov. The State Department advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. Please visit www.travel.state.gov for further travel information, and find the State Department’s latest updates on COVID-19 here. The CDC recommends travelers avoid all nonessential travel to specified countries. Please visit www.coronavirus.gov for additional information.

Please refer to the CDC’s travel information website at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html.

CDC requires all travelers, including U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents, who have been in Brazil, or any CDC Level 3 country, in the last 14 days to self-quarantine for 14 days. Travelers should visit www.coronavirus.gov for more information. The Department of Homeland Security will route travel through particular airports and passengers will undergo enhanced airport screening.