20 Oct US Lifts Travel Restrictions for Visitors from Europe
The Biden White House finally confirmed its decision to lift the COVID-19 travel restrictions for fully vaccinated international travelers for air travel and land borders from Europe. The new rules take effect on November 8th.
Starting on November 8, 2021, travelers from the Schengen Area (including Poland), the United Kingdom, Ireland, China, Brazil, India, and South Africa who are fully vaccinated will be able to freely travel to the US without first having to obtain a National Interest Exception.
Under the new rules, foreign travelers from the above-mentioned countries will be required to show they are fully vaccinated and will also require a negative COVID-19 test before boarding. US air carriers will only accept proof of vaccination of US-approved or WHO-approved vaccines such as Pfizer – BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca and Sino vaccines. US authorities have recently confirmed that it is accepting mixed dosages of approved vaccines.
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