Travel from the USA to Ireland: the latest entry requirements

Restrictions across the globe continue to ease as vaccinations are continuing to be rolled out. So, here is the latest on travelling from the USA to Ireland.

If you’re planning on travelling from the USA to Ireland this summer, it’s important to stay up-to-date with the latest entry requirements.

With travel restrictions constantly changing according to the latest COVID-19 updates, it is easy to get confused about where and when you will be allowed to travel.

So, here are the latest updates on travel restrictions between the USA and Ireland.

Can you travel from the USA to Ireland right now? – current advice

The entry requirements for travel from the USA to Ireland.
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The latest entry requirements state that travel is permitted from the USA to Ireland. However, as restrictions are constantly subject to change, you should check the latest conditions before you travel.

From 30 June, your vaccination status does not affect whether you can enter the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland. However, it is expected that both countries will implement a vaccine passport scheme from 19 July.

Updates for the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland – travel with the vaccine

Vaccine passports could be implemented later this month.
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If you are looking to travel from the USA to Ireland this summer, these are the latest entry requirements for the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

From 19 July, the Republic is expected to implement a similar approach to non-essential travel as the EU.

This means if the USA does not have an ‘emergency brake’ for the EU, no travel-related testing or quarantine will be required with proof of vaccination. However, it has not yet been confirmed that this will be implemented in Ireland.

Similarly, Northern Ireland is also expected to implement a vaccine passport scheme from 19 July.

Hotel quarantine – coming to an end

Hotel quarantine could be stopped when it comes to USA to Ireland travel entry requirements.
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Those looking to travel from the USA to Ireland will be glad to hear that the latest entry requirements that hotel quarantine is no longer mandatory as of 30 June.

This applies to people arriving in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland from the USA regardless of vaccination status. However, this is to be replaced with home quarantine.

The Republic of Ireland does not currently consider the USA to be a high-risk country. In Northern Ireland, the USA is on the UK’s ‘amber list’, meaning non-essential travel is advised against.

The rundown – what you need to know about travel from the USA to the Republic of Ireland

What you need to know about travelling from the USA.
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According to the latest entry requirements when travelling from the USA to Ireland, those entering the Republic of Ireland must comply with several restrictions.

Travellers must the complete a COVID-19 Passenger Locator Form. You must also provide evidence of a negative or ‘not detected’ COVID-19 RT-PCR test result from within 72 hours of your arrival.

Alternatively, you must have evidence that you are exempt from this legal requirement.

Other restrictions for entering the Republic of Ireland include mandatory hotel quarantine at your own cost without proof of a negative RT-PCR test.

Alternatively, with proof of a negative RT-PCR test, you must undertake a 14-day quarantine at the address on your Passenger Locator Form.

You must undertake a COVID-19 RT-PCR test five days after you arrive in Ireland. This is free of charge and can end your quarantine period if you receive a negative result.

The rundown – what you need to know about travel from the USA to Northern Ireland

Travelling from the USA to Ireland and latest entry requirements.
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According to the current restrictions in place across the UK, there are some rules you must comply with when travelling.

These are the completion of a UK passenger locator form 48 hours before departure. Travellers must also provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result taken less than three days before departure.

You must book post-arrival testing. You will also have to take a COVID-19 test on day two for variant surveillance. Then, another test on day eight to ensure that you do not have COVID-19.

Travellers must also self-isolate for ten days even if they test negative for coronavirus during the self-isolation period.

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