COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for International Travelers to the U.S. via Air, Land or Ferry Entry Ended on May 12, 2023.

As of May 12, 2023, nonimmigrant travelers to the U.S. are no longer required to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccination and provide proof of vaccination before boarding an aircraft bound for the U.S. or before entering the U.S.  through land or ferry port of entry. 

End of Vaccination Requirement for International Air Travelers to the U.S. 

The Presidential Proclamation of May 9, 2023, Revoking the Air Travel COVID-⁠19 Vaccination Requirement, ended the Presidential Proclamation 10294 of October 25, 2021, Advancing the Safe Resumption of Global Travel During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Effective 12AM EDT on May 12, 2023, noncitizen nonimmigrant air passengers will no longer need to show proof of being fully vaccinated with an accepted COVID-19 vaccine to board a flight to the U.S.

End of Vaccination Requirements for International Travelers to the U.S. Through Land or Ferry Entry 

From January 22, 2022 through May 11, 2023, all noncitizens who are nonimmigrants had to show proof that they were fully vaccinated with an acceptable COVID-19 vaccine under the same vaccine standards as air travelers. The U.S.-Canada-Mexico COVID restrictions ceased to have effect as of 12AM. Eastern EDT on May 12, 2023, under a pair of Federal Register Notice published on May 10, 2023. Canada Notice | Mexico Notice.

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