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Key Points

  • On November 8, the US Government will lift COVID-19 restrictions for fully vaccinated travelers
  • The regulations apply to international travelers entering the US by air or land borders
  • The new protocols will end travel bans for more than 30 countries

Overview

On November 8, 2021, the US government will lift COVID-19 restrictions for fully vaccinated international travelers. The change applies to air travel and land borders.

What are the Changes?

Starting in November, international air travelers must provide evidence of full vaccination to be able to fly to the US Fully vaccinated air travelers must also present a negative COVID-19 test taken with 72 hours of travel. Individuals crossing US land borders only need to provide proof of full vaccination.

The admission of fully vaccinated international travelers into the country will end travel bans for more than 30 countries that have been barred from the US throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The November regulations will permit travelers from the Schengen Zone to enter the US and individuals from Brazil, China, India, Iran, Ireland, South Africa, and the UK.

Looking Ahead

The White House is expected to release an official statement detailing the changes to travel regulations soon. Updates will be provided when available.

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