Can I bypass quarantine if I have been vaccinated?Posted on May 6, 2021 in
The transpacific vaccination travel program for those who are fully vaccinated in the US or US Territories began July 8, 2021. For instructions on how to upload your proof of vaccination if you meet the criteria, click here.
- The vaccination travel exemption only applies to individuals who were vaccinated in the US and US territories and travelling domestically. i.e. The 50 US states, American Samoa, District of Columbia, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico & the US Virgin Islands.
- “Fully vaccinated” status is considered 15 days after your second dose of Pfizer/Moderna or 15 days after your single J&J shot. (Ex: Got second Moderna shot on July 1, 2021, considered “fully vaccinated” on July 16, 2021.)
- Note: Children 5 years and over who are not vaccinated will need to have negative COVID test 72-hours prior to departure. Children under 5 not required to test or quarantine if traveling with an adult who has pre-travel exemption or vaccination exception.
- Interisland travelers do not need to do anything in Safe Travels. The inter-county travel quarantine expired at 11:59 p.m. on June 14, 2021.
- For more information on how to participate in the Vaccination Exception program: https://hawaiicovid19.com/travel/faqs/