Pursuant to a Presidential Proclamation, as of November 8, 2021 the following requirements are in place for international travelers to the United States:
- All adult non-immigrant (temporary) travelers entering the United States must provide proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
- An individual is fully vaccinated two weeks after the last required dose of a vaccine approved by the FDA or the WHO (Janssen/Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Covishield, BIBP/Sinopharm, and Sinovac.2)
COVID-19 Testing Requirements (for air travelers):
- Anyone over two years of age (vaccinated or non vaccinated) must provide a negative COVID-19 test prior to traveling to the United States by air.
- Fully vaccinated individuals must provide a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than three days prior to travel.
- Non vaccinated individuals must provide a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than one day prior to travel.
- Non-essential travelers who provide proof they are fully vaccinated will be permitted to enter the United States.
- Essential travelers (vaccinated or non vaccinated) will be allowed to enter until January 2022, when the vaccine will be required for all travelers.
Exceptions to the Vaccine Requirements:
The following travelers do not need to show proof of vaccination to travel by air to the United States:
- U.S. citizens and nationals
- Legal Permanent Residents
- Children under 18 years
- Those for whom approved COVID-19 vaccination is medically contraindicated as determined by a licensed physician
- Among others
Please note this is not a complete list of requirements which are subject to change. The proper authorities should be consulted for further information.