Health Alert: Update to U.S. COVID-19-related travel requirements (June 13, 2022)
Location: Nicaragua, Countrywide
Event: As of June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded. Starting at 12:01 a.m. on June 12, 2022, the CDC will no longer require air travelers to show a negative COVID-19 test result, or documentation of recovery from COVID-19, prior to boarding a flight to the United States.
CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect. For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers.
Actions to Take:
- Review country-specific COVID-19 entry/exit requirements on the Embassy’s COVID-19 information page.
- In accordance with CDC guidance, delay your travel if you test positive for or have symptoms of COVID-19.
- Please follow the links or call the numbers below for consular assistance. Contact the U.S. Embassy in Managua, located at Km 5 ½ C. Sur Managua, Nicaragua, by calling +505-2252-7104, 7:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 7:15 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Fridays.
- The American Citizen Services unit is also available by email during regular business hours at ACSManagua@state.gov.
- For after-hours emergencies, call +505-2252-7171 and ask for the Embassy Duty Officer.
- Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.
- State Department – Consular Affairs: 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Nicaragua Country Information.
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