CDC Rescinds Order Requiring Negative COVID-19 Test Prior to Flight to U.S.; Full COVID-19 Vaccination Still Required
On June 10, 2022, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that the order issued on December 2, 2021 requiring a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before being allowed to board a flight to the U.S. has been rescinded.
The removal of the testing requirement is effective on flights on or after 12:01 AM Eastern U.S. time on June 12, 2022.
The full CDC announcement issued on June 10 may be read here.
Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is still required in order to board a flight to the U.S. Details on the COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement are available on the CDC website here.
The MIT International Students Office (ISO) and MIT International Scholars Office (ISchO) will continue to provide updates on the Major Immigration Alerts and Updates webpage, on their respective websites, and via email.