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New York (US state)

  • MasksRequired in some cases
  • COVID TestTest required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineRecommended 3 days self quarantine
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: October 10, 2021
Reviewed: October 22, 2021
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International travel to New York is subject to the US regulations, and domestic travel is permitted with few restrictions. Within New York, most restrictions have been lifted.

Can I travel to New York?

  • International travel to New York follows the general US restrictions, with some added measures.
  • It is possible to travel to New York from within the US.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving in New York?

Anyone arriving to NY from outside of the US, is recommended to quarantine for 3 days.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to New York?

All international arrivals to the US are required to present a negative PCR or Antigen test, no older than 72 hours.

Is public transportation open in New York?

Public transportation in NY is operating, with health measures in place.

Are the restaurants and bars open in New York?

Restaurants and bars in New York are open, with social distancing limitations.

A COVID-19 vaccine proof is needed to dine-in in some dining establishments.

Are businesses and attractions open in New York?

Non-essential businesses and attractions in New York are open, with health measures in place.

A COVID-19 vaccine proof is needed to enter some entertainment venues in the city.

Do I need to wear a face mask in New York?

Wearing face masks is required in few indoors public places, such as public transportation, healthcare and educational institutions, and crowded places where social distancing can't be maintained,.


  1. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/from-other-countries.html
  2. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html
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