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New rules for travel to the United States


Travelers will also be required to submit an affidavit stating that the information provided is true. Foreign travelers will be required to have a complete vaccination schedule and provide documentation of their vaccination status before boarding the plane.

Conversely, all travelers from countries not eligible for ESTA processing, who wish to enter the United States for business or leisure purposes, will need to apply for a B1 or B2 visa at the appropriate U.S. embassy or consulate, completing all the necessary paperwork and submitting all required documents.

● Tipping is mandatory. The minimum wage in the United States is quite low, so tips are expected in restaurants and other places where staff provide a service.

Located on the coast of Washington state, Seattle is most recognizable for its iconic Space Needle Tower. The city has many other reasons to visit, including some classic sites such as Pike Place Market and Golden Gardens Park.

U.S. restrictions for variant return

The United States is open to receive all fully vaccinated visitors, although there are some specific rules depending on how they enter the country. (Details in the following intertitle).

The vaccine must have U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval or must have an emergency use listing from the World Health Organization (such as Astrazeneca). Mixed-dose vaccines will also be accepted. Find the full list of accepted vaccines here, as well as acceptable proof of vaccination.

However, if you are planning to visit the U.S. in more than 90 days, be aware that the CDC will re-evaluate their decision in that timeframe. And, if they decide that reinstatement is necessary, due to a new variant of concern for example, they will do so.

Hawaii and the U.S. territories of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands in the Caribbean have some of the strictest rules for travel within the United States. Learn more about Hawaii here. Learn more about Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands here.

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The United States has weathered the current omicron wave with minimal disruption: schools and businesses remained mostly open. As the country emerges from the omicron wave, our path forward lies in maintaining and continuing to improve the many tools we now have to protect ourselves and our loved ones, from vaccines, tests, treatments, masks and more.

To ensure that people remain protected, the U.S. government will continue to use advance purchase agreements where appropriate and work closely with vaccine manufacturers to produce vaccines quickly and safely. Fully supporting this initiative to expand domestic vaccine manufacturing will require additional resources from Congress. In addition, we will maintain a network of tens of thousands of sites to ship vaccines to the American people whenever this is needed.

HHS will continue its work to equip Americans with the tools to identify misinformation and invest in long-term efforts to build resilience against health misinformation.


All international travel requires a passport. If you are traveling to another country, you will need a passport to board the international flight and enter the country. Passport cards will not be accepted as identification for international air travel.

To enter the U.S. through the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), each passenger must have a machine-readable passport. If your passport does not have a machine-readable zone, you will need to have a valid visa.

Permanent residents of Australia and all visa-exempt foreign travelers will need a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authorization (NZeTA). This requirement takes effect from October 1, 2019 for travelers traveling to or from New Zealand.

If you cannot present a valid Yellow Fever vaccination certificate you will be denied entry to Nicaragua and will have to return to where you came from on the next available flight.

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