CDC Rescinds Requirement of Negative COVID-19 Test to Enter the U.S. From China – Effective March 10, 2023
On March 10, 2023, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the rescission of the requirements for a negative COVID-19 test result to board a flight to travel to the U.S. if an individual had been physically present in the People’s Republic of China (including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao) within the 10 days prior to travel.
Effective on March 10, 2023 at 3:00pm Eastern U.S. Time, the negative COVID-19 test result is no longer required.
The full CDC announcement can be accessed here: https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/pdf/rescinded-china-negative-pre-departure-covid-19-test-p.pdf
To access the original notice when the travel requirement was put into place on January 5, 2023, please see the following: https://iso.mit.edu/news/negative-covid-19-test-requirement-for-air-passengers-entering-the-u-s-from-china-effective-january-5-2023/
If any questions arise, please contact your advisor in the MIT International Scholars Office or MIT International Students Office.