Travelers to the U.S. Require Proof of Vaccination

January 27, 2022

Update January 27, 2022

The negative result to a COVID-19 test must be taken not more than one (1) calendar day before departure.

Arriving by Air

Nonimmigrants traveling to the United States by air are required to have proof of:

Complete the CDC Vaccine Travel Assessment to confirm you have what you need. Documentation is checked pre-departure by airlines.

COVID-19 travel restrictions by geographical area that applied to 33 countries are no longer in effect by Presidential Proclamation.

Arriving by Land and Ferry Landings

Requirements also went into effect on November 8, 2021 for travelers entering the U.S at land ports of entry (POEs) and ferry terminals.  

Nonimmigrant travelers should be prepared to:

  • provide proof of an approved COVID-19 vaccination as outlined on the CDC website.
  • verbally attest to their travel intent and COVID-19 vaccination status during a border inspection.

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