The White House stated on Friday that, beginning November 8, all travel restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign nationals would be lifted at land borders and for air travel.To combat the Covid-19 pandemic, non-essential travellers have been subjected to travel restrictions at land borders from March 2020.
On September 20, the White House stated that restrictions on air travellers from 33 nations will be lifted in early November. It didn’t provide the exact date at the time.
Beginning November 8, fully vaccinated foreign air travellers from the 26 so-called Schengen countries in Europe, including France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, and Greece, as well as the United Kingdom, Ireland, China, India, South Africa, Iran, and Brazil, will be admitted to the United States.
Non-US nationals were initially subjected to restrictions by then-President Donald Trump in January 2020, which were then expanded to dozens of additional nations without any clear benchmarks for how and when they should be lifted.
Many other countries had already lifted similar limitations, and allies applauded the decision. Travelers from much of the globe, including tens of thousands of foreign people with family or business ties in the United States, have been prohibited under US restrictions.In early November, the White House stated that restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign nationals will be lifted at the country’s land borders and ferry crossings with Canada and Mexico.
They are comparable to, but not identical to, the international air travel regulations released last month. Unvaccinated travellers will still be denied entry to the United States at land borders from Canada or Mexico.