Travelers & Commuters

Traveler Restrictions

On March 1, an emergency order requiring all air passengers to comply with requirements ordered by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention when traveling from  outside the U.S.. to Washington. The CDC currently requires all such air passengers to obtain a negative viral COVID test within 3 days of travel or to present proof of recovery from COVID-19. For other types of travel, the Governor's travel advisory remains in place. 

On Dec. 21, 2020, Gov. Jay Inslee issued a Proclamation: 

View a list of countries where the new variant of the SARS-C0V-2 virus, 501Y.V, has been identified.


International Travel

Driving to Canada: 

If you're planning to travel outside the U.S.., be aware of the COVID-19 international travel advisories and restrictions. Guidance on international travel changes as the virus situation develops. Check for latest information before you travel. 


Visiting Washington or coming home? 

A travel advisory was issued on Nov. 13, 2020 that recommends people arriving in Washington from other states or countries, including returning Washington residents, should practice self-quarantine for 14 days after arrival and also limit their interactions to their immediate households. This recommendation does not apply to individuals who cross state or country borders for essential travel, to include work and study, critical infrastructure support and immediate medical care. 

See these helpful precautions you can take during your stay or when hosting out of state guests.