Hawaii Entry Requirements

Hawaii Entry Requirements

Last updated January 18, 2022
Below are the entry requirements for Hawaii. Please note these are fluid and can change with little notice.Please see above and note the “last updated” date. You will also find a link(s) at the bottom of the page with the most up-to-date information which we encourage you to review the week prior to travel. The following information applies to those with a Canadian passport and who are fully vaccinated. If this does not apply to you, please contact your Travel Advisor.

Most travellers from Canada with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter Hawaii, but there are restrictions.  

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS
 

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travellers are allowed to enter the United States. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before travelling.
Last updated January 06, 2022

Quarantine may be required for vaccinated international travelers on indirect flights
Fully vaccinated travellers who transited through another US state prior to arriving in Hawaii must upload their proof of vaccination document to their Safe Travels application prior to departure. All travellers who are not in quarantine are free to travel between islands without restriction.
Last updated Jan 4, 2022

No quarantine required for vaccinated international travelers on direct flights
Fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine in Hawaii when entering Hawaii on a direct international flight. All travellers who are not in quarantine are free to travel between islands without restriction.
Last updated Jan 4, 2022
 
COVID-19 TESTING
 
Vaccinated travelers connecting in the US require negative COVID-19 test results to avoid quarantine in Hawaii
 
International vaccinated travelers connecting through a US state on their way to Hawaii must fulfill both federal and domestic requirements in order to avoid a 5-day quarantine on arrival in Hawaii. US federal testing requirements require all travelers entering or connecting through the US to have an original printed or electronic negative COVID-19 viral test result (NAAT: RT-PCR, RT-LAMP, TMA, NEAR, HDA, or Antigen: Rapid). The test must be taken 1 day before departing to the US. Fully vaccinated international travelers with a connection in the US on their way to Hawaii are not required to have a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Hawaii. They must have valid proof of COVID-19 vaccination when boarding their last flight to Hawaii in order to avoid quarantine on arrival. Travelers must upload valid proof of vaccination to the Safe Travels Hawaii registration as a part of their application to avoid quarantine.

This recommendation does not apply to:

-Travelers on a direct flight to Hawaii from an international origin;
-Travelers under the age of 5;
-Travelers who recovered from COVID-19 who fulfill US federal requirements for recovered travelers and the State of Hawaii’s requirements.

Testing Types
Nucleic Acid Test - 72 hours before final boarding
Updated on January 04, 2022

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for travelers on direct flights to Hawaii

All international travelers on direct flights to Hawaii must follow US federal testing requirements. They must have an original printed or electronic negative COVID-19 viral test result (NAAT: RT-PCR, RT-LAMP, TMA, NEAR, HDA, or Antigen: Rapid). The test must be taken a maximum of 1 day before departing on a direct flight to Hawaii. This requirement applies to all travelers on direct flights, including US citizens and residents. International travelers on non-direct flights connecting first through the United States mainland on their way to Hawaii must follow both US federal testing requirements and Safe Travels Hawaii testing requirements. Please check the source for more details.

Request exemption

Details and exemptions
This requirement does not apply to: -Children under the age of 5; -Travelers who recovered from COVID-19 must follow US federal requirements for recovered travelers
 
Testing Types
Nucleic Acid Test1 day - before departure
Antigen Test 1 day - before departure
RT-PCR Test 1 day - before departure
RT-LAMP Test 1 day - before departure
TMA Test -1 day - before departure
Updated on January 04, 2022

VISA REQUIREMENTS

No Visa Required
You don't need a visa. You can travel to the United States for a limited stay. Make sure to check other entry requirements and how long you can stay for.
Last updated October 13, 2021

DOCUMENTS YOU NEED FOR YOUR TRIP

Travelers departing from Canadian airports require proof of vaccination
Travelers departing from Canadian airports, rail, and passengers vessels on voyages of 24 hours or more need to be fully vaccinated in order to board. This requirement applies to international and domestic departures. Airlines may let you complete your attestation electronically during check-in or via partner apps such as VeriFLY. In this case, it is not necessary to print the form, but travelers may do so as a precaution. If not completed electronically, travelers must print, complete, and carry the indicated attestation form with them. Fully vaccinated travelers must have received a full course of vaccination with an accepted vaccine. The accepted 2 dose vaccines are Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria, COVISHIELD), Sinopharm, Sinovac (CoronaVac, PiCoVacc), or Covaxin, and the accepted 1 dose vaccine is Janssen/Johnson & Johnson. Travelers that have received a combination of 2 accepted vaccines are considered fully vaccinated. Travelers must have received their last dose at least 14 days before departure. Travelers who fail to comply, refuse, or provide untruthful information on this measure, may be subject to a penalty or a fine. Complete Federal Attestation.

This requirement does not apply to: -Travelers under the age of 12 years plus 4 months; -Travelers crossing the Canada-US land border. For exemptions for travellers in the process of being vaccinated, travellers from remote communities, and more, please check the source.
Last updated January 12, 2022

Mandatory proof of vaccination
Fully vaccinated travellers must have a valid proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Travellers are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if 14 days have passed since they received the last dose of vaccine required. All vaccines approved or authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and vaccines listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization will be accepted. A combination of approved vaccines is acceptable. Please check the source for more details on vaccine requirements. Travellers unable to present a valid vaccine certificate may be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travellers.
Last updated Jan 4, 2022


Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for travellers on direct flights to Hawaii

All international travellers on direct flights to Hawaii must follow US federal testing requirements. They must have an original printed or electronic negative COVID-19 viral test result (NAAT: RT-PCR, RT-LAMP, TMA, NEAR, HDA, or Antigen: Rapid). The test must be taken a maximum of 1 day before departing on a direct flight to Hawaii. This requirement applies to all travellers on direct flights, including US citizens and residents. International travellers on non-direct flights connecting first through the United States mainland on their way to Hawaii must follow both US federal testing requirements and Safe Travels Hawaii testing requirements. Please check the source for more details.

Request Exemption here.

This requirement does not apply to:
-Children under the age of 5;
-Travellers who recovered from COVID-19. They must first apply for an exemption at least 7 days before travel and have proper documentation;
 
Testing Types:
Nucleic Acid Test -  1 day before departure
Antigen Test -  1 day before departure
RT-PCR Test - 1 day before departure
RT-LAMP Test - 1 day before departure
TMA Test - 1 day before departure
Last updated Jan 4, 2022

Vaccinated travellers connecting in the US require negative COVID-19 test results to avoid quarantine in Hawaii
International vaccinated travellers connecting through a US state on their way to Hawaii must fulfill both federal and domestic requirements in order to avoid a 5-day quarantine on arrival in Hawaii. US federal testing requirements require all travellers entering or connecting through the US to have an original printed or electronic negative COVID-19 viral test result (NAAT: RT-PCR, RT-LAMP, TMA, NEAR, HDA, or Antigen: Rapid). The test must be taken 1 day before departing to the US. Fully vaccinated international travellers with a connection in the US on their way to Hawaii are not required to have a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Hawaii. They must have valid proof of COVID-19 vaccination when boarding their last flight to Hawaii in order to avoid quarantine on arrival. Travellers must upload valid proof of vaccination to the Safe Travels Hawaii registration as a part of their application to avoid quarantine. Request exemption.

This recommendation does not apply to: -Travellers on a direct flight to Hawaii from an international origin; -Travellers under the age of 5; -Travellers who recovered from COVID-19 who fulfill US federal requirements for recovered travellers and the State of Hawaii’s requirements.

Testing Types
Nucleic Acid Test - 72 hours before final boarding
Last updated Jan 4, 2022

Mandatory travel attestation form

Travellers must complete a travel attestation form before arrival. This form will be provided by the airline. Airlines may let you complete your attestation electronically during check-in or via partner apps such as VeriFLY. In this case it is not necessary to print the form, but travellers may do so as a precaution. Section 1 of the form below must be completed by all travellers while section 2 must only be completed by travellers that are not citizens or residents of the USA. Download PDF here.
Last updated January 06, 2022

Mandatory contact-tracing app for Maui
Travellers to Maui must download the AlohaSafe Alert App on their mobile phones before departing for Maui. This requirement does not apply to: -Traveller utilizes an alternative contact tracing app. (must be a Google-Apple Exposure Notification System); -Travellers under the age of 18; -Traveller who does not possess a mobile device, when at least one other person in the party has the app.
Download App
Last updated Jan 4, 2022

Mandatory health pass for public activity on Oahu and Maui
Travellers must present a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or a negative COVID-19 test result to enter restaurants, bars, gyms, and other Oahu establishments. Vaccine cards are required to dine indoors at Maui restaurants. Customers will be required to show vaccination, vaccination cards, or some sort of verification. And those who don't have it, if they have outside seating, they're allowed to sit outside and/or takeout.

This requirement does not apply to:
• Travelers under the age of 12.
Last updated January 04, 2022

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Temperature screening on arrival

Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival.
Last updated Jan 4, 2022

Masks are mandatory indoors
Travellers must wear masks in indoor areas.
Last updated Jan 4, 2022

For more details visit:
Hawaii Tourism Authority 
Go Hawaii
Hawaii Guide
• the CDC

HAWAII EXIT REQUIREMENTS

Please see below for returning to Canada from Hawaii

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