Requirements for Air Travelers to the United States

Updated December 3, 2021 COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Requirements for Travel to the United States VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: Effective November 8, 2021, all non-U.S. citizen air travelers to the United States are required to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 and to provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to the United States. See the NIV/ESTA information below for details. The new travel policy rescinds the …

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National Interest Exceptions for Travel to the United States during COVID-19 restrictions

Updated 11/8/2021 The NIE Program has ENDED! Das NIE-Programm wurde beendet! National Interest Exemptions (NIEs) are no longer required or valid for travel to the United States.  Presidential Proclamation 10143, which suspended travel from the 26 Schengen countries has been rescinded and replaced by a new travel policy requiring foreigner non-immigrants traveling to the United States to demonstrate …

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Health Alert (November 3, 2021)

Location: Worldwide  Event: On October 25, President Biden announced the United States will adopt a global air travel policy.  This policy prioritizes public health, protecting U.S. citizens and residents as well as those who come to visit us.  Effective November 8 all non-citizen, nonimmigrant (not a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, lawful permanent resident, or traveling to …

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Covid-19 Information

Last updated: 08/11/2021 Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive health and security updates. ***   All airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel, regardless if you have already been fully vaccinated.  This can be a PCR or Antigen “Shnell” rapid test, …

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Covid-19 Information

***   All airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  This can be a PCR or Antigen “Shnell” rapid test, paper or electronic copy, bearing your name, date of birth and lab name.  Alternatively, travelers to the United States may …

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Traveling with expired U.S. Passport

U.S. citizens can use their expired U.S. passports to return to the United States through December 31, 2021. This applies only to U.S. citizens whose passports expired on or after January 1, 2020. Expired passports cannot be used to travel from the United States to an international destination or to travel to a foreign country …

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Covid-19 Information

Last updated: 06/09/2021 ***   Effective January 26, 2021, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  This can be a PCR or Antigen “Shnell” test, paper or electronic copy, bearing your name, date of birth and lab name.  …

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ALERT: Visa Services Suspension

On March 11, 2020, the President issued a new Presidential Proclamation titled “Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus.”  This proclamation suspends entry as nonimmigrants or immigrants for aliens who were physically present within the 26 countries of the Schengen Zone during …

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FACT SHEET: Mahan Air’s Support for Terrorism

The United States designated Mahan Air for sanctions in 2011 for providing financial, material, and technological support to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF), which was designated by the United States in 2007 for providing material support to terrorism. The European Union designated the IRGC Qods Force in 2010, noting the group “is Tehran’s principal …

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