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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

Travelers Arriving in the U.S.

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

Americans Traveling Abroad

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

In January 2021, President Biden signed an executive order directing federal agencies to take immediate action to require masks for airports and public transportation.

These orders were set to expire in May of 2022 but were halted by a ruling from the U.S. District Court of the Middle District of Florida.

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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