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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique
November 27, 2021

Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test or Recovery from COVID-19 for Air Passengers Arriving into the United States

Location: Worldwide

Event:  Effective December 6, regardless of nationality, all air passengers 2 years or older with a flight departing to the US from a foreign country are required to show a negative COVID-19 viral test result taken no more than 1 day before travel, or documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 in the past 90 days, before they board their flight. For more information regarding testing requirements, please visit the CDC’s website.

Air passengers will also be required to confirm in the form of an attestation that the information they present is true. To view the full order and attestation form information, please visit the CDC’s website.

For more information about COVID-19 testing facilities in Mozambique, please visit our embassy’s COVID-19 Information Page.

Actions to Take:

Review the CDC’s travel health notice for Mozambique.

Review the State.Gov Travel Alert for Mozambique.

Review the South Africa National Institute for Communicable Diseases FAQ on B.1.1.529 

Check with airlines and transit and destination countries for how it impacts travel.


U.S. Embassy Maputo

(+258) 84-095-8000



State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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