This combined passenger disclosure and attestation fulfills the requirements of U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Orders: Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test Result or Recovery from COVID-19 for All Airline Passengers Arriving into the United States and Order Implementing Presidential Proclamation on Advancing the Safe Resumption of Global Travel During the COVID-19 Pandemic.1 As directed by the CDC and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), including through a forthcoming Security Directive, to be issued after consultation with CDC, and consistent with CDC’s Order implementing the Presidential Proclamation, all airline or other aircraft operators must provide the following disclosures to all passengers prior to their boarding a flight from a foreign country to the United States.
The information provided below must be accurate and complete to the best of the individual’s knowledge. Under United States federal law, each passenger must complete the applicable portion of the attestation and provide it to the airline or aircraft operator prior to boarding a flight to the United States from a foreign country. Failure to complete and present the applicable portion of the attestation or submitting false or misleading information, could result in delay of travel, denial of boarding, denial of boarding on future travel, or put the passenger or other individuals at risk of harm, including serious bodily injury or death. Any passenger who fails to comply with these requirements may be subject to criminal penalties. Willfully providing false or misleading information may lead to criminal fines and imprisonment under, among others, 18 U.S.C. § 1001. Providing this information can help protect you, your friends and family, your communities, and the United States. CDC appreciates your cooperation.
AIRLINE AND AIRCRAFT OPERATOR DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS:
As required by United States federal law, all airlines or other aircraft operators must collect the passenger attestation on behalf of the U.S. Government.
Required Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test Result or Recovery from COVID-19
All airlines and other aircraft operators must additionally confirm one of the following for each passenger – 2 years or older––prior to their boarding a flight to the United States from a foreign country:
Required Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Non-U.S. citizen, Nonimmigrant Air Passengers
As directed by the TSA, including through a security directive or emergency amendment, all airlines and other aircraft operators must additionally confirm one of the following for each noncitizen who is a nonimmigrant passenger prior to their boarding a flight to the United States from a foreign country:
In order to travel to the United States you are required to complete an attestation form to confirm you meet (or are exempt from) the COVID-19 entry requirements for yourself and on behalf of any one who cannot sign the attestation for themselves. British Airways is the data controller of US CDC Attestation Form data. British Airways is required to retain the attestation form for 2 years and may be required to provide the attestation form to the United States government or authorities.
1These requirements (e.g. proof of negative COVID-10 test result and proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19)do not apply to crew members of airlines or other aircraft operators if they are traveling for the purpose of operating the aircraft, or repositioning (i.e., on “deadhead” status), provided their assignment is under an air carrier’s or operator’s occupational health and safety program that follows applicable industry standard protocols for the prevention of COVID-19 as set forth in relevant Safety Alerts for Operators (SAFOs) issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).