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Laos

0 active COVID-19 cases out of 1,000 people
1.46% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 1.45% last week
Most visitors from the United States will not be allowed to enter Laos.

Border status

is permitted for urgent and essential reasons only: Exceptions are in place for essential travel reasons such as:

    work;
    training, studies;
    family reunification;
    to receive medical services;
    transit;
    accompanying a minor;
    return to one’s permanent place of residence;
    attending a funeral.


Outgoing travelTraveling from the United States to Laos

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Laos.
Exceptions

Children under the age of 6 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Laos.
Documents
Laotian eVISA

May be required.


Return travelReturning to the United States from Laos

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Laos must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United States.
Exceptions

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Travelers with proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding. Proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel.

More info at the CDC site

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Laos will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.
Exceptions

Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​


Local summary

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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