Information for Travelers Impacted by Governor Abbott's Executive Order Mandating 14-Day Quarantine for Travelers Coming into Texas by Air and Road
(DPS, March 31, 2020) Additional Locations Added to Quarantine Mandates for Air Travelers Coming into Texas, Road Travel from Louisiana Now Impacted
(Office of Governor, March 29, 2020) Executive Order GA-12, Governor Abbott Issues Executive Orders to Expand Quarantines and Protect Public Safety [In this order, the Governor mandated a 14-day quarantine for road travelers arriving in Texas from any location in Louisiana. View a PDF copy of the Executive Order.]
(Office of Governor, March 29, 2020) Governor Abbott expanded the list of states/cities included in mandated self-quarantine outlined in GA-11. Air travelers coming into Texas from the following locations — California; Louisiana; Washington; Atlanta, Ga.; Chicago, Ill.; Detroit, Mich.; and Miami, Fl. — are now required to follow the mandated 14-day self-quarantine.
(DPS, March 27, 2020) Travel Form, Instructions Available Online for Travelers Coming to Texas from New York Tri-State Area, New Orleans to Comply with Governor's Mandated 14-Day Self-Quarantine
(Office of Governor, March 26, 2020) Executive Order GA-11, Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Mandating 14-Day Quarantine For Travelers Arriving From New York Tri-State Area, New Orleans [View a PDF copy of the Executive Order.]
Important Documents
for Travelers
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Form for Arrivals from Areas from Designated for Mandatory Self-Quarantine:
Air Travel
Ground Travel
Mandatory Terms of Self-Quarantine
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS FOR TRAVELERS
Form for Arrivals from Areas Designated for Mandatory Self-Quarantine (Air travel)
Form for Arrivals for Road Travel from Areas Designated for Mandatory Self-Quarantine (Ground travel)
Mandatory Terms of Self-Quarantine
AIR TRAVEL INFORMATION
Individuals traveling to Texas — with Texas being their final destination — through an airport from the following areas (see the list below) will be subject to a mandated self-quarantine of 14 days and must complete the Form for Arrivals from Areas Designated for Mandatory Self-Quarantine and abide by the Mandatory Terms of Self-Quarantine.
State of New York
State of New Jersey
State of Connecticut
State of Louisiana
State of California
State of Washington
City of Atlanta, Georgia
City of Chicago, Illinois
City of Detroit, Michigan
City of Miami, Florida
ROAD TRAVEL FROM LOUISIANA
Effective Monday, March 30, at noon, GA-12 states that every person who enters the state of Texas through roadways from Louisiana will be subject to the mandated 14-day self-quarantine. DPS has been tasked with enforcing GA-12, and the public can expect to see an increased law enforcement presence along the Texas/Louisiana border.
Form for Arrival for Road Travelers from Areas Designated for Mandatory Self-Quarantine
The department will vigorously enforce the executive orders, as these orders are designed to protect the public and stop the spread of COVID-19. A violation of the orders is subject to criminal penalties, and the department encourages all individuals to abide by all measures that have been enacted by the Governor to mitigate the consequences of the current public health disaster.
Contact Us
Should you have questions and need to contact DPS about complying with the Executive Order, please call us at (844) 986-1093.

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