When and who can travel to the United States?

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Since the pandemic of coronavirus In March 2020, international travel has become more difficult, especially when crossing to countries on the other side of the Atlantic.

Currently, travel to USA from Spain it is not possible, due to Presidential Proclamation 10143, which suspends the entry of foreigners to the North American country for the 26 of the Schengen area. However, this will change very soon.

The White House has announced that it will finally reopen its borders after a year and a half of closure. This means that foreigners from Spain and other countries so far banned will be able to travel directly to US airports. This reopening will be effective from November.

Conditions for travelers

All those who wish to travel to the United States may do so as long as they have received the full agenda of any of the coronavirus vaccines.

At the moment, the White House has not clarified whether it will accept all the vaccines or only the three that have been administered in the United States, which are those of Pfizer, Moderna and Janssen. Over the next few days, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, dependent on the federal government, will announce a decision.

Additionally, all foreigners arriving at a U.S. port of entry will need to have undergone a coronavirus diagnostic test, either antigens or PCR, in the three days prior to the trip. Of course, no type of quarantine in United States.

The White House will ask the airlines that collect information about passengers, in order to carry out a follow-up of possible infections in case any of them test positive for coronavirus. Currently only some airlines carry out this type of registration.

In this way, the restrictions imposed by Donald Trump at the beginning of the pandemic, which prevented the entry of foreigners who had been 14 days before in China, Iran, India, Brazil, South Africa and the Schengen area, which includes Spain, as well as the United Kingdom.

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