Travel-related Information

By Order effective November 20, 2020, and amended on November 25, 2020, the Wolf administration required travelers over age 11 entering Pennsylvania from locations outside the Commonwealth, including Pennsylvanians who are returning home from locations outside the Commonwealth, to produce evidence of a negative COVID-19 test or place themselves in quarantine for 10 days without testing or a 7-day quarantine with a negative test on or after day 5 of quarantine upon entry into Pennsylvania.

This guidance does not apply to the following:

  • Individuals traveling to and from the Commonwealth after traveling outside the Commonwealth for less than 24 hours.
  • Individuals who are returning to the Commonwealth after traveling outside the Commonwealth for less than 24 hours.
  • Individuals traveling to and from the Commonwealth for medical reasons, including individuals providing comfort and support to a patient.
  • Military personnel traveling to the Commonwealth by order or directive of a state or Federal military authority.
  • Individuals in transit through the Commonwealth to another destination, provided that the time spent in the Commonwealth is only the amount of time necessary to complete the transit, make use of travel services, such as a highway rest stop, or make necessary travel connections.
  • Individuals traveling to comply with a court order, such as child custody, or other exemptions issued by guidance.
When considering travel, we urge you to make decisions you feel are in the best interest for the safety of yourselves, your families, your communities, and your colleagues. This content was updated on December 9, 2020.