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Will I be quarantined if I travel to Mexico?

All air passengers coming to the United States, including U.S. citizens, are required to have a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before they board a flight to the United States.

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Key Information for Travelers to Mexico

  • Travel increases your chances of getting and spreading COVID-19. CDC recommends that you do not travel at this time.
  • Travelers should avoid all travel to Mexico.
  • If you must travel:
    • Before you travelget tested with a viral test 1–3 days before your trip.
      • Do NOT travel if you were exposed to COVID-19you are sick, or you test positive for COVID-19. Learn when it is safe for you to travel. Don’t travel with someone who is sick.
      • Follow all entry requirements for your destination and provide any required or requested health information.
      • If you do not follow your destination’s requirements, you may be denied entry and required to return to the United States.
    • During travel, wear a mask, avoid crowds, stay at least 6 feet from people who are not traveling with you, wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer, and watch for symptoms.
      • Before traveling back to the United States by air, get tested with a viral test no more than 3 days before your flight departs. The test result must be negative. Keep a copy of your test results with you during travel in case you are asked for them. See Frequently Asked Questions for more information about this requirement. Follow all destination and airline recommendations or requirements.
    • After you travelget tested 3–5 days after travel AND stay home to self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. If you don’t get tested, it’s safest to stay home to self-quarantine for 10 days. 

To get the most update to date information on travel restrictions and warnings, visit the Center for Disease Control

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