After more than eighteen months of closure, the United States will welcome back millions of vaccinated passengers from 26 European countries in the Schengen area, including France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and Greece and Great Britain and Ireland. China, India, South Africa, Iran and Brazil. The announcement was confirmed by the Biden administration on October 15.
From November 8, the United States will require airlines to establish a contact surveillance system for airborne passengers, in addition to a test within three days of proof of vaccination and departure.
From January 2022, the vaccination duty will apply to all visitors crossing land borders, regardless of the reason for entry. U.S. health officials have indicated that all vaccines approved by the World Health Organization will be accepted. For now, according to the emergency procedure put in place by the WHO, AstroGeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Pfizer / Bioendech, Sinoform and Sinovac vaccines.
Anyone who wants to fly to the United States must prove that they are fully vaccinated. French nationals traveling to the United States 2 years of age or older must submit the result of a negative Covit-19 screening test performed three calendar days prior to boarding upon boarding. These measures apply even in the case of simple traffic through the US.
In addition, a certificate must be completed and submitted upon boarding: Passenger Disclosure and Certification to the United States
Passengers who have already tested positive for Covit-19 and can provide a positive test result with a letter drawn up by a health professional certifying their travel ability.
As mentioned above, all vaccines approved by the World Health Organization are approved by U.S. health officials.
Finally, travelers must provide their phone number and email address to confirm the contact.
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