Partially Open

New York (US state)

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • Quarantine3-14 days self quarantine
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: February 24, 2021
Reviewed: February 24, 2021


International travel from most countries to New York is possible but subject to quarantine, and restrictions apply on travel from some US states. Within New York, things are gradually opening-up, based on risk assessment.

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, however, some restrictions apply for arrivals from highly impacted states.

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

  • Anyone arriving to NY from any state or country, other than neighboring states, will be required to quarantine for 14 days.
  • It is possible to avoid this requirement if presenting a negative PCR or rapid test, no older than 3 days, staying in quarantine for 3 days, and testing again on the fourth day.

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

  • All international arrivals to the US are required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours.
  • All arrivals from any state or country other than neighboring states will be required to present a negative PCR or rapid test, no older than 3 days, stay in quarantine for 3 days, and get tested again on the fourth day.

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, under capacity and social distancing limitations.

Are businesses and attractions open in New York?

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

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

Wearing face masks is required in public when social distancing can’t be maintained.


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