US issues travel guidelines to reopen its borders in November
Policy establishes an international travel system that is standardised around the world and guided by public health
The Biden administration has issued additional guidelines about the reopening of US borders in November. This revised policy establishes an international travel system that is standardised around the world and guided by public health. Prior limits based on physical presence in certain countries will be replaced by screening each individual against universal public health standards under the new guidelines. Thrilled with the announcement Brand USA is ready to welcome the world back to their shores.
The travellers will be required to provide proof of full vaccination status before boarding an aeroplane in the United States. Only those vaccines are accepted which are FDA approved/authorised or has an emergency use listing (EUL) from the World Health Organisation. Travellers will be considered fully vaccinated only after two weeks of getting the last dose whereas, children under 18 years of age are exempted from the vaccine requirement.
Travellers have to provide proof of a negative viral test from a sample taken within three days of arrival in the United States. Both nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs), such as a PCR test, and antigen tests qualify for it. Children between the ages of two and 17 are required to take a pre-departure negative viral test.
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