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What international travel restrictions, including testing and quarantine requirements, should I be aware of?

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Please consider the following as you plan your international travel: Airline and international entry testing and quarantine requirements are continually changing at the local, national and international level, and require prior planning. Under current restrictions, for instance, U.S. citizens and non-citizens seeking entry to the United States must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test prior to boarding a U.S. bound flight. The Centers for Disease ControlU.S. Department of StateInternational SOS and Stanford’s Global Risk office provide valuable guidance for outbound and inbound travel.

All international travelers should have a self-isolation plan, and available funds, in case they test positive and are unable to travel to the United States as planned. Travelers should also consider the availability, adequacy and cost of medical care in the destination location, as well as significant constraints in providing medical evacuation should the need arise. 

Faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars and students booking air fare, hotels, or rental cars  for university-sponsored travel must utilize a Stanford Travel booking channel in order to ensure reimbursement.

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