updated November 19, 2020
Travel Restrictions & Important Information
As of November 19, 2020: Residents of New Hampshire and Vermont may travel to and vacation in Maine with no restrictions.
Residents from any other states may travel and vacation in Maine by following the guidelines as put forth by the Governor’s Office.
- Maine is strongly urging visitors to “Know Before You Go,” and be tested and receive results in their home state before traveling to Maine, which will allow them to take appropriate action depending on the result. Websites like Get Tested COVID-19 (the zip code for Bangor is 04401, if you are traveling to other parts of Maine please look up the zip code) show local testing options nationwide. You must receive a negative test no more than 72 hours prior to arrival in Maine. If you are traveling with children 18 years old or younger they do not need to be tested as long as the adults in the traveling party are.
- If you are not able to have a test done in your home state there may be options in Maine, please check with your lodging property prior to arrival for the most up to date information. IF you choose to test in Maine you will be required to stay in quarantine until the results are returned, this can take up to 72 hours.
- If you choose to not have a test or are unable to get one you may still visit Maine but you will be asked to quarantine for up to 14 days or if your visit is less than 14 days you will be asked to quarantine for the duration of your stay.
In Maine, Face coverings, or masks, are required inside and outside in ALL public settings – Regardless of how far apart you are from others.
People who are not from Maine or exempted states must complete a Certificate of Compliance form indicating they have received a negative COVID-19 test result no more than 72 hours prior to arrival, that they will quarantine in Maine for 14 days, or that they have already completed their quarantine in Maine.
This Certificate of Compliance must be provided to check-in at all Maine lodging, campgrounds, seasonal rentals, and other commercial lodgings, such as Airbnb. Visitors may be asked to furnish proof of the negative test result upon request.
Visit Maine Safely
State-run visitor centers are open and available to help you with your travel questions, click HERE for a list of locations.
Mainers and visitors are reminded to stay 6′ apart from others not in their group and to wear cloth face coverings in any public setting.
Maine businesses are REQUIRING guests to wear face coverings while in stores and restaurant, please be prepared to “cover-up” and help us keep everyone safe.
Most Maine businesses are open but at reduced capacities, you may want to call ahead for restaurant reservations as it can be limited.