Florida Entry Requirements

Florida Entry Requirements

Last updated December 3, 2021
Below are the entry requirements for Florida. Please note these are fluid and can change with little notice. Please see above and note the “last updated” date. You will also find a link(s) at the bottom of the page with the most up-to-date information which we encourage you to review the week prior to travel.  The following information applies to those with a Canadian passport and who are fully vaccinated. If this does not apply to you, please contact your Travel Advisor.

Most travelers from Canada with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter Florida, but there are restrictions.  

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travellers are allowed to enter the United States. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before travelling.
Last updated December 02, 2021

Mandatory COVID-19 test
In addition to a valid vaccination certificate recognized by the United States, travellers must have an original printed or electronic negative COVID-19 viral test result (NAAT: RT-PCR, RT-LAMP, TMA, NEAR, HDA, or Antigen: Rapid). To determine if you're considered fully vaccinated and have a valid certificate, review the entry for "Mandatory proof of vaccination." Travellers must take the test no more than 3 days before the first scheduled departure time in the flight itinerary. On December 6th the testing window will be shortened to 1 day for vaccinated travellers. Test results must include the traveller's full name and at least one other identifier such as date of birth or passport number. The test must also clearly state that the results are "negative," SARS-CoV-2 RNA not detected," SARS-CoV-2 antigen not detected," or "COVID-19 not detected." A test marked "invalid" is not acceptable. This requirement applies to all travellers, including US citizens, residents, and transit travellers. Travellers with a vaccination certificate not recognized by the United States or partially vaccinated travellers must follow the recommendations for unvaccinated travellers. Please check the requirements for the proof of vaccination to see more details. Travellers may use a self-test (sometimes referred to as a home test) that meets the given criteria. Please check the source for more information. Some US states might have more strict rules regarding COVID-19 test types and where they must be administered. Please carefully review the rules before travelling to each state.

This requirement does not apply to: -Travellers under the age of 2; -Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19. These travellers must show proof of a positive viral test from the preceding 90 days and a letter from their healthcare provider or public health official stating they are cleared to end isolation.  

Testing types include:
• Antigen
• Nucleic
• RT-PCR
• RT-LAMP
• TMA
(all 3 days before departure)
Last updated December 03, 2021
 

No quarantine for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine on arrival in the United States.
Last updated December 02, 2021

VISA REQUIREMENTS

No Visa Required

You don't need a visa. You can travel to the United States for a limited stay. Make sure to check other entry requirements and how long you can stay for.
Last updated Oct 13th, 2021

DOCUMENTS YOU NEED FOR YOUR TRIP

Travelers departing from Canadian airports require proof of vaccination
Travellers departing from Canadian airports, rail, and passengers vessels on voyages of 24 hours or more need to be fully vaccinated in order to board. This requirement applies to international and domestic departures. Fully vaccinated travellers must have received a full course of vaccination with an accepted vaccine. The accepted 2 dose vaccines are Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria, COVISHIELD), Sinopharm, Sinovac (CoronaVac, PiCoVacc), or Covaxin, and the accepted 1 dose vaccine is Janssen/Johnson & Johnson. Travellers that have received a combination of 2 accepted vaccines are considered fully vaccinated. Travellers must have received their last dose at least 14 days before departure. Travellers must print, complete, and carry the indicated attestation form with them. Complete Federal Attestation.

This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 12 years plus 4 months. For exemptions for travelers in the process of being vaccinated, travelers from remote communities, and more, please check the source.
Last updated December 01, 2021

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travellers
In addition to a valid vaccination certificate recognized by the United States, travellers must have an original printed or electronic negative COVID-19 viral test result (NAAT: RT-PCR, RT-LAMP, TMA, NEAR, HDA, or Antigen: Rapid). To determine if you're considered fully vaccinated and have a valid certificate, review the entry for "Mandatory proof of vaccination." Travellers must take the test no more than 3 days before the first scheduled departure time in the flight itinerary. On December 6th the testing window will be shortened to 1 day for vaccinated travellers. Test results must include the traveller's full name and at least one other identifier such as date of birth or passport number. The test must also clearly state that the results are "negative," SARS-CoV-2 RNA not detected," SARS-CoV-2 antigen not detected," or "COVID-19 not detected." A test marked "invalid" is not acceptable. This requirement applies to all travellers, including US citizens, residents, and transit travellers. Travellers with a vaccination certificate not recognized by the United States or partially vaccinated travellers must follow the recommendations for unvaccinated travellers. Please check the requirements for the proof of vaccination to see more details. Travellers may use a self-test (sometimes referred to as a home test) that meets the given criteria. Please check the source for more information. Some US states might have more strict rules regarding COVID-19 test types and where they must be administered. Please carefully review the rules before travelling to each state.

This requirement does not apply to: -Travellers under the age of 2; -Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19. These travellers must show proof of a positive viral test from the preceding 90 days and a letter from their healthcare provider or public health official stating they are cleared to end isolation.  
 
Testing types include: Antigen Test; Nucleic Acid Test; RT-PCR Test; RT-LAMP Test; and TMA Test (all 3 days before departure).
Last updated December 03, 2021

Mandatory proof of vaccination
Travellers are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if 2 weeks have passed since their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. The US government currently accepts vaccines approved or authorized for emergency use by the U.S. FDA and the WHO. Vaccines accepted are Pfizer-BioNTech (e.g., COMIRNATY, Tozinameran), AstraZeneca-Oxford (e.g., Covishield, Vaxzevria), Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), Moderna, Sinopharm BIBP, Covaxin and Sinovac-CoronaVac. Travellers unable to present a valid certificate may be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travellers.

Any combination of 2 doses of an FDA approved/authorized or WHO emergency use listed COVID-19 2-dose series are accepted. The second dose in a 2-dose heterologous series must have been received no earlier than 17 days (21 days with a 4 day grace period) after the first dose.

Last updated December 02, 2021

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results
All travellers regardless of their vaccination status must have an original printed or electronic negative COVID-19 viral test result (NAAT: RT-PCR, RT-LAMP, TMA, NEAR, HDA, or Antigen: Rapid). The test must be taken 1 day before the first scheduled departure time in the flight itinerary. Test results must include the traveller's full name and at least one other identifier such as date of birth or passport number. The test must also clearly state that the results are "negative," SARS-CoV-2 RNA not detected," SARS-CoV-2 antigen not detected," or "COVID-19 not detected." A test marked "invalid" is not acceptable. This requirement applies to all travellers, including US citizens, residents, and transit travellers. Travellers may use a self-test (sometimes referred to as a home test) that meets the given criteria. Please check the source for more information. Some US states might have more strict rules regarding COVID-19 test types and where they must be administered. Please carefully review the rules before travelling to each state.
This requirement does not apply to: -Travellers under the age of 2; -Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19. These travellers must show proof of a positive viral test from the preceding 90 days and a letter from their healthcare provider or public health official stating they are cleared to end isolation.

Last updated December 03, 2021 

Mandatory travel attestation form
Travellers must complete a travel attestation form before arrival. This form will be provided by the airline. Airlines may let you complete your attestation electronically, such as through the VeriFLY app. However, you may still want to keep a printed copy as a precaution. Section 1 of the form below must be completed by all travellers while section 2 must only be completed by travellers that are not citizens or residents of the USA. Click here to download PDF.
Last updated December 02, 2021


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Masks are recommended in public
Travelers are recommended to wear masks in public places.
Last updated Nov 3, 2021

For more information, go to Visit Florida.

FLORIDA EXIT REQUIREMENTS

Please see below for returning to Canada from Florida

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