This Monday, the border crossings with Mexico and Canada were fully reopened.
The new measures went into effect on Monday, November 8 (GMT 5:01 am) at 12:01 am ET. However, they will not be implemented on flights to the United States scheduled to depart on Monday before that time.
We explain what change is. These are the rules for those who are To enter the plane:
One way tourists can go back to the United States Border entry point or ferry terminal. If you come From the ground, These are the rules:
For now, the Department of Homeland Security has indicated that those making essential trips across the border can continue to enter without vaccination; However, from January 2022, they will also have to show proof of vaccination. To Citizens and permanent residents They do not need to be vaccinated.
Good to know that:
Children under 2 years of age do not need to be tested for Covit-19.
Children under the age of 18 are exempt from vaccination requirements.
Are you skeptical? Here are some frequently asked questions:
What are the vaccines accepted by the authorities in the United States?
To go to the United States, the CDC points out that approved vaccines are approved by the Food and Drug Administration or the World Health Organization. For now, the list goes on:
Pfizer / Bioendech
Johnson & Johnson
வி Cow Shield
The Russian vaccine is noteworthy Sputnik v Not on the list.
Who is considered fully vaccinated?
If you encounter these times, U.S. officials assume you are fully vaccinated:
You received a single dose two weeks (14 days) ago
Two weeks (14 days) ago you had a second dose of the vaccine that required two injections
You have received the full schedule (not placebo) of the vaccine as part of one of the AstraZeneca or Novavax Govit-19 clinical trials conducted in the United States.
You received the second dose two weeks ago (14 days) with a combination of approved vaccines (at least 17 days between two injections). Although it is not recommended to mix vaccines in the first round vaccine in the United States, according to the CDC this measure has already been taken in many countries, so the visitor will be considered fully vaccinated, despite the different brand sizes.
What is the “acceptable proof of vaccination”?
To go to the United States, you must have an approved vaccine, but according to the CDC, you can also present evidence that meets certain characteristics.
⁇ Verifiable records in digital or paper. Examples: Application of a smartphone with a QR code, such as a vaccination certificate with a QR code and the EU COVID-19 digital certificate.
⁇ Unverified printed records. Document issued by the provider or national or local organization certifying the vaccine. Examples: CDC Immunization Card.
⁇ Unverified digital records. Examples: Photo or recording downloaded from the official site or mobile application (without QR code).
The CDC states that the vaccination receipt must be confirmed and reviewed by the airline, so if it is not in English, it is recommended that you consult with the operator or airline prior to travel.
Who is exempt from visitor requirements?
The CDC directive states that there are certain categories of people who are not citizens or immigrants and may request an exception:
- Children under 18 years of age
- Those who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons
- Individuals who are part of clinical trials of vaccines against Govt-19
- Visitors with humanitarian or emergency exemption
- Citizens with valid B-1 (business) or B-2 (tourist) visas from countries where there is a significant shortage of vaccines.
- Members of the United States Armed Forces and their spouses or children (under 18)
- Maritime personnel with a C-1 or D visa for non-immigrants
- People whose income is considered a national interest
If you qualify for the exception, you will need to submit some documentation. You can find more information here CDC site.
Which countries have the lowest number of vaccines according to the CDC?
On This page You will find a list of countries that are updated every three months. Haiti And Nicaragua They are currently in the countries included.
Before going to the United States, make sure you have one of the approved vaccines
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