• U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents
    • Immigrants and Other Non-affected Persons
    • Air Crew Members
    • Noncitizens, Nonimmigrants (Covered Individuals)
    • Accepted COVID-19 Vaccines
    • Acceptable Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination
    • Frequently Asked Questions
    • FAQ Overview
    • FAQ Exceptions
    • FAQ Attestations

    What You Need to Know

    • If you are a non-U.S. citizen who is a nonimmigrant (not a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, lawful permanent resident, or traveling to the United States on an immigrant visa), you will need to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before you travel by air to the United States from a foreign country.
    • Some categories of noncitizen, nonimmigrants are excepted from this requirement. If you meet the criteria for one of these categories, you will need to fulfill additional requirements to travel by air to the United States.

    On April 4, 2022, CDC issued an Amended Order  to align post arrival public health requirements for excepted noncitizen nonimmigrants with current CDC recommendations. The Amended Order also clarifies that parents or guardians do not need to complete an attestation on behalf of children under 2 years of age; and formalizes other guidance described in Technical Instructions, announced in frequently asked questions, and in the attestation. This amendment is effective as of April 14, 2022 at 12:01am EDT.

    The Proclamation and CDC’s Amended Order do not apply to U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, U.S. lawful permanent residents, immigrants, or, under certain circumstances, air crew members. Additionally, the Proclamation and CDC’s Amended Order have no effect on certain groups of non-citizens.

    For more information, including exceptions, see Presidential Proclamation  and Frequently Asked Questions  below.

    Are you Fully Vaccinated for Air Travel to the United States?

    You are considered fully vaccinated:

    • 2 weeks (14 days) after your dose of an accepted single-dose vaccine
    • 2 weeks (14 days) after your second dose of an accepted 2-dose series
    • 2 weeks (14 days) after you received the full series of an accepted COVID-19 vaccine (not placebo) in a clinical trial
    • 2 weeks (14 days) after you received 2 doses of any “mix-and-match” combination of accepted COVID-19 vaccines administered at least 17 days apart*

    If you don’t meet these requirements, you are NOT considered fully vaccinated. A booster dose is not needed to meet this requirement.

    A person who has received only one dose of an accepted 2-dose series and has recovered from COVID-19 does not meet this definition, and therefore is NOT considered fully vaccinated for travel to the United States.

    *CDC has not recommended the use of mix-and-match COVID-19 vaccine primary series. However, such strategies are increasingly common in many countries outside of the United States. Therefore, for the purpose of interpreting vaccination records for travel to the United States, CDC will accept combinations of accepted COVID-19 vaccines .

    U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents

    The Presidential Proclamation and CDC’s Amended Order do not apply to U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or U.S. lawful permanent residents (Green Card holders).

    For additional information on actions to take before, during, and after international travel, visit International Travel: Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, Lawful Permanent Residents, and Immigrants .

    Immigrants and Other Non-affected Persons

    The Presidential Proclamation and CDC’s Amended Order do not apply to immigrants (including Special Immigrant Visa holders). An immigrant is any non-U.S. citizen who has a visa listed in “Immigrant Visa Categories” on the U.S. Department of State’s webpage  Directory of Visa Categories ; it does not include K nonimmigrant visa holders, who are Covered Individuals (see below).

    The Presidential Proclamation and CDC’s Amended Order have no effect on several non-U.S. citizens, including:

    • Non-U.S. citizens eligible for asylum;
    • Non-U.S. citizens eligible for withholding of removal;
    • Non-U.S. citizens eligible for protection under the regulations issued pursuant to the legislation implementing the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment;
    • Non-U.S. citizens admitted to the United States as refugees ;
      • Persons with a visa 92 or 93 (Follow-to-Join) status; and
    • Non-U.S. citizens granted parole into the United States.

    NOTE: Certain categories of non-U.S. citizens, including immigrant visa applicants/holders, refugees, parolees, and asylees, and those seeking to enter the United States by land or sea travel may be subject to separate COVID-19 vaccination requirements. These individuals are advised to consult and become familiar with all applicable U.S. requirements for entry.

    For additional information on before, during, and after international travel, visit International Travel: Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, Lawful Permanent Residents, and Immigrants .

    Air Crew Members

    The Presidential Proclamation and CDC’s Amended Order do not apply to crew members  of airlines or other aircraft operators while on official duty status if such crewmembers and operators adhere to all industry standard protocols for the prevention of COVID-19 as set forth in relevant guidance for crewmember health issued by the CDC or by the Federal Aviation Administration in coordination with the CDC. Please see the Technical Instructions  for more information.

    Noncitizens, Nonimmigrants (Covered Individuals)

    Noncitizens who are nonimmigrants and seeking to enter the United States by air are required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States from a foreign country.

    If you are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you will NOT be allowed to board a flight to the United States, unless you meet the criteria for an exception under the Proclamation and CDC’s Amended Order. A booster dose is not needed to meet this requirement.

    Categories of noncitizen nonimmigrants that meet the criteria for an exception under the Proclamation and CDC’s Amended Order include:

    • Persons on diplomatic or official foreign government travel
    • Children under 18 years of age
    • Persons with documented medical contraindications to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine
    • Participants in certain COVID-19 vaccine trials
    • Persons issued a humanitarian or emergency exception
    • Persons with valid visas [excluding B-1 (business) or B-2 (tourism) visas] who are citizens of a foreign country with limited COVID-19 vaccine availability (See list for updates effective June 28, 2022)
    • Members of the U.S. Armed Forces or their spouses or children (under 18 years of age)
    • Sea crew members traveling with to a C-1 and D nonimmigrant visa
    • Persons whose entry would be in the national interest, as determined by the Secretary of State, Secretary of Transportation, or Secretary of Homeland Security (or their designees)

    If you travel by air to the United States under one of these exceptions, you will be required to attest that you are excepted from the requirement to present Proof of Being Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19 based on one of the exceptions listed above. Based on the category of the exception, you may further be required to attest that:

    1. You will be tested with a COVID-19 viral test  3–5 days after arrival in the United States, unless you have documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 in the past 90 days;
    2. You will self-quarantine for a full 5 days, even if the test result to the post-arrival viral test is negative, unless you have documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 in the past 90 days; and
    3. You will self-isolate  if the result of the post-arrival test is positive or if you develop COVID-19 symptoms.

    Depending on the category of the exception, if you intend to stay in the United States for longer than 60 days you may additionally be required to attest that

    • You agree to be vaccinated against COVID-19; and
    • You have arranged to become fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within 60 days of arriving in the United States, or as soon thereafter as is medically appropriate.

    For more information about what each exception category has to attest to, see the attestation .

    A parent or other authorized person should attest on behalf of a passenger under 18 years old. An authorized person may attest on behalf of any passenger who is unable sign their own attestation (e.g., because they are too young, or because of physical or mental impairment). Children under 2 years of age do not need to complete an attestation. As required by United States federal law, all airlines or other aircraft operators will provide and collect the passenger attestation on behalf of the U.S. Government.

    If you are a noncitizen nonimmigrant and are fully vaccinated, make sure your vaccine and proof of vaccination  are acceptable to board a flight to the United States.

    For additional information on recommendations and requirements before and during travel to the United States and after arriving in the United States, visit Non-U.S. citizen Non-U.S. immigrants: Air Travel to the United States

    Accepted COVID-19 Vaccines

    Accepted COVID-19 Vaccines Vaccines Approved or Authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Vaccines Listed for Emergency Use (EUL) by the World Health Organization Certain Clinical Trial Vaccines which Have Confirmed Efficacy   Single dose
    •  Janssen/J&J
    • Janssen/J&J
    • Convidecia (CanSinoBIO)
    2-dose series
    • Comirnaty (Pfizer-BioNTech)
    • Spikevax (Moderna)
    • Novavax
    • Comirnaty (Pfizer-BioNTech)
    • Spikevax (Moderna)
    • Vaxzevria (AstraZeneca)
    • Covaxin
    • Covishield
    • BIBP/Sinopharm
    • CoronaVac (Sinovac)
    • Nuvaxovid (Novavax)
    • Covovax
    • Medicago

    Acceptable Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination

    Acceptable Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Documentation Type Examples Verifiable records (digital or paper) Vaccination certificate with QR code 1 , digital pass via Smartphone application with QR code 1 (e.g., United Kingdom National Health Service COVID Pass, European Union Digital COVID Certificate) Non-verifiable paper records Printout of COVID-19 vaccination record or a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued at national or subnational level or by an authorized vaccine provider (e.g., the CDC vaccination card) Non-verifiable digital records Digital photos of vaccination card or record, downloaded vaccine record or vaccination certificate from official source (e.g., public health agency, government agency, or other authorized vaccine provider), or a mobile phone application without QR code 1

    1. The QR code in a verifiable vaccination record links to information confirming the credential was generated from an immunization record in an official database and is protected from tampering.

    All forms of proof of COVID-19 vaccination must have

    • Personal identifiers (full name plus at least one other identifier such as date of birth or passport number) that match the personal identifiers on the passenger’s passport or other travel documents
    • Name of official source issuing the record (e.g., public health agency, government agency, or other authorized vaccine provider)
    • Vaccine manufacturer and date(s) of vaccination

    How the 14 days are calculated:

    • Your last dose must have been given a full 14 days before the day you board your flight to the United States.
    • You are considered fully vaccinated on the 14th day after the vaccination series was completed. For example, if your last dose was any time on October 1st, then October 15th would be the first day that you meet the 14-day requirement.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Do airline passengers have to be vaccinated?
    As of November 8, 2021 foreign nationals flying to the United States are required to be fully vaccinated and must show proof of vaccination prior to boarding a U.S.-bound airplane. more
    Should you touch a cat's nose?
    Like us, cats prefer that we ask if it's okay before we touch. Felines who are friends greet each other by touching noses. A human head is too big to really mimic that behavior, but a human fingertip is just about the size of that adorable triangle of skin at the tip of a cat's nose. more
    How much do you get for 1 million views on TikTok?
    TikTok pays content creators $0.02–$0.04 per every 1,000 views. This means you'll get about $15 for 500,000 views and $40-$50 for 1 million views. It sounds insane—we know—especially when compared to YouTube, which pays between $2,000 and $4,000 for a million views. more
    What is Nick Offerman net worth?
    Nick Offerman Net Worth and Salary: Nick Offerman is an American actor and producer who has a net worth of $25 million dollars.Nick Offerman Net Worth. more
    What does the Ronin charm do?
    This charm has two unique perks, which are: Spirit Bear: a perk that transforms the Ronin's spirit animal from a wolf to a bear. Healing spirit: a perk that surrounds the ronin's spirit animal with a healing incense, which heals all allies in its radius. more
    What language do Wookies speak?
    Shyriiwook They have three different languages. Chewbacca speaks a dialect called Shyriiwook, while other Wookiees may speak either Thykarann or Xaczik. Shyriiwook is the most common to understand, however, as both Han Solo and Rey can decipher Chewie's grunts. more
    Are there female stormtroopers?
    There are a lot of women in the stormtrooper ranks in Star Wars Battlefront II. In the Force Awakens there are a few women playing stormtroopers throughout the film as can be seen in some of the behind the scenes material. more
    Why did the Mongols drink blood?
    While everyone likes to talk about how scary the Spartans or Romans could be, it was the Mongols who pioneered new warfare tactics, used them to win battle after battle, and survived on a diet of horse blood and liquor to ride across whatever terrain they needed to in order to murder you. more
    Why do Bulldogs choke?
    Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome These dogs are born with a soft palate that obstructs airflow into their lungs. Your bulldog will have difficulty in breathing and will retch or gag especially while swallowing. more
    Do ear mites smell in dogs?
    Mite infestations can cause a foul odor in your dog's ears. You may also see a buildup of dark debris in your dog's ears, similar to coffee grounds. As you examine your dog's ears, look for redness in the ear canal as well as the outer ear, as this is another sign of ear problems in dogs. more
    How long should you hold your bearded dragon?
    You can hold a bearded dragon for as long as it will tolerate being held. Start with 15 minutes once a day and as it gets used to being handled, you can hold it longer. Some dragons enjoy being held several times a day for several hours. When the beardie becomes restless, it is time to put him back. more

    Source: www.cdc.gov

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