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COVID-19 & Texas Law

This guide is updated to reflect information pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic. Information in this guide is subject to change at any time.

Immigration & Travel


Quarantine Periods for Travelers

People who travel to Texas are not required by law to quarantine or self-isolate. This is true for travelers who arrive in Texas from other counties. It is also true for travelers who come to Texas from other US states.

International Travel

Americans Traveling Abroad

Travelers Arriving in the U.S.

Note See below for federal requirements. The State of Texas does not have additional requirements for foreign travelers.

Some travelers may be prohibited from entering the United States. Please see the CDC's website for updated information.

Interstate Travel

Texans Traveling to Other States

Potential Restrictions at Your Destination

Some locations in the U.S. have put in place travel restrictions, mandatory or recommended quarantine periods, or testing requirements for travelers. Before you travel, it's important to check what local restrictions may be in place at your destination.

CDC Recommendations

Face Masks on Commercial & Public Transportation

On January 21, 2021 President Biden issued an executive order that directs various government officials to require people to wear face masks when in airports and when traveling by commercial aircraft, trains, public maritime vessels (including ferries), intercity bus services, and all forms of public transportation as defined in section 5302 of title 49, United States Code.

Travelers Arriving in Texas from Other States

Note There are currently no mandatory quarantine periods or testing requirements for travelers arriving in Texas from other U.S. states.

Immigration Issues

Immigration Process

USCIS Offices

Eligibility for Relief

Access to Health Services

Immigration Courts

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