Mexico and Canada travelers can enter the United States via land only if they have received their vaccinations, even for trips that are not essential.
After already announcing the imminent end of travel restrictions for Covid-19-vaccinated travelers arriving by air, the United States will be open “November’s beginning”A senior White House official stated Wednesday that their land borders are with Canada and Mexico, as well as to visitors who have been vaccinated.
During a conference phone call, he stated that the exact date for the new device’s entry into effect would be known. “very soon”For these international trips by air, the vaccination obligation was announced September 20. “It will work together”According to a White House source, it is.
The United States closed its borders to millions of travellers from around the world, including those from China, India, Brazil, and the United Kingdom. Visitors from Canada and Mexico can also visit the United States by land. It can cause severe personal and economic harm.
The source stated that the new system for land crossings of borders would be in place. “Two phases.”.
Initial travel vaccinations are required “Non-essential”You can travel to see family or for sightseeing, but you will not be required to get vaccinated. “Essential”They have always been permitted.
Second, “January 1st”2022: All travelers, regardless of their motives, need to be fully vaccinated
This will make it easier to leave. “Ample Time”For example, drivers of heavy vehicles that are required to cross the border because of professional reasons, they should be vaccinated according to the White House.
According to the source, the restrictions on land borders that expire October 21st would be extended until the date of the new device’s entry into effect.
The senior official was asked about the vaccines that would allow entry into the territory. He referred to recent US health authorities indications.
The federal agency responsible for public health is the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC). “Let airlines be aware that all vaccines approved and recommended by the FDA (United States Medicines Agency), and the World Health Organization will be accepted for travel.”
“I believe it will be similar for land travel”According to the senior official, the admission would be made for the AstraZeneca vaccination, which is not available in the United States.