Health Alert – Updated Requirements for Air Travel to the United States

(June 11, 2022)

Event:  Effective June 12, 2022, at 12:01 a.m., a negative COVID-19 test will no longer be required for any travelers to the United States.  Vaccine requirements for non-U.S. citizen, nonimmigrant travelers remain in effect.

Actions to Take: 

  • Travelers who test positive for or have symptoms of COVID-19 should delay their travel and should consider getting tested for current infection with a viral test as close to the time of departure as possible (no more than 3 days) to reduce likelihood of transmission.
  • Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
  • For information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19, please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
  • Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on for country-specific information related to COVID-19.
  • Check with your airlines, cruise lines, or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions, including potential COVID vaccine or testing requirements for countries you are transiting through.
  • Visit the Embassy COVID-19 Information page for further information on conditions in El Salvador.


El Salvador Emergency Phone Number:  911

U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador

Final Boulevard Santa Elena
Antiguo Cuscatlán, La Libertad
Telephone: 503-2501-2999 (24 hour phone line)

U.S Department of State –  Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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