For non-US citizens who are nonimmigrants (an F-1 visa holder), you will need to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine before you travel by air to the US from a foreign country. All air passengers, regardless of vaccination status, must show a negative viral COVID-19 test taken no more than one day before travel to the United States.
Please click here to see the Center for Disease Control (CDC) page for regulations and details, and here are a list of countries where travelers are prohibited entry to the USA.
THE US IS CURRENTLY THE COUNTRY THAT HAS ADMINISTERED THE 3rd MOST COVID-19 VACCINES IN THE WORLD.
Total worldwide vaccinations
Total United States vaccinations
US population fully vaccinated
COVID-19 and travel to the USA
The CDC guidelines above cover the following items:
The definition of a fully vaccinated individual and the number of days after receiving your vaccine you will need to wait before traveling to the US.
A list of approved vaccines for travel to the US
A list of approved documents to show proof of your vaccine
Exceptions to the vaccine policy and any additional documents you will need to bring
All air passengers traveling to the US ages two or older, regardless of citizenship or vaccination status, must show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding their flight.
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