ATPI US Travel and Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQ
The United States government has imposed the following entry requirements regarding Coronavirus.
- On January 31 President Trump signed a proclamation barring entry to the United States of most foreign nationals who travelled to China within the past 14 days. Read the full text of the proclamation here.
- On February 29, President Trump signed a proclamation that expanded restrictions to include all aliens who were physically present within the Islamic Republic of Iran during the 14-day period preceding their entry or attempted entry into the United States. Read the full text of the proclamation here.
- On March 11, President Trump signed a proclamation that restricts travel to the United States from foreign nationals who have recently been in the Schengen Area. Read the full text of the proclamation here.
- On March 14, President Trump signed a proclamation that restricts travel to the United States from foreign nationals who have recently been in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. Read the full text of the proclamation here.
ATPI is committed to the health and safety of our clients and staff. As standard, ATPI offers its clients comprehensive duty of care support and can advise on additional support as required. Our team is proactively reaching out to customers who may be affected by these travel restrictions to ensure they are accommodated.
Which countries are part of the Schengen Area?
Twenty-six countries are part of the Schengen Area: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
Foreign nationals who have visited a country within the Schengen Area, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Iran or mainland China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) within the last 14 days will be denied permission to travel to the United States.
What airports are approved entry points for eligible travellers entering the United States if the traveller has visited a country within the Schengen Area, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Iran or mainland China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) within the last 14 days?
- Boston-Logan International Airport (BOS), Massachusetts
- Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), Illinois
- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), Texas
- Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW), Michigan
- Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL), Hawaii
- Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), Georgia
- John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), New York
- Los Angeles International Airport, (LAX), California
- Miami International Airport (MIA), Florida
- Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), New Jersey
- San Francisco International Airport (SFO), California
- Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), Washington
- Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD), Virginia
What if I am authorised to travel, but I am booked via a non-approved airport?
If you have travelled to a Schengen area country, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Iran or mainland China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) within the previous 14 days and are authorised to travel, but are scheduled to arrive at a non-approved airport, ATPI will help reroute the customer to one of the approved airports.
I’m a travel booker, how can I check where all my travellers are currently, and what future travel they have planned?
Talk to the person in charge of travel for your company about what the process is for tracking travellers. ATPI also offer a range of duty of care services, including the ATPI Traveller Tracking System™ (TTS), for a fee, which allows you to run reports for any given date range on who is currently travelling to certain destinations, as well as where people are planning to travel. Get in touch with your ATPI account manager for more information.
Who should you contact if you need help changing your travel plans as a result of the travel restriction?
Call your company’s ATPI operations team by using the number shown at the top of your itinerary.
You can find your most local ATPI office here.
ATPI Alerts remain the best place to receive the latest updates on the evolving Coronavirus situation and its potential impacts. As the situation is changing regularly, please continue to check with your local government authority on the most up to date travel advice.
*This information is up to date at the time of publication (March 16, 2020) and is subject to change without prior notice