That’s it: after 19 long months of closure, the United States will reopen its land border for non-essential travel by double-vaccinated Canadians. What about air travel? What vaccines are accepted? Here’s everything you need to know before traveling to the United States.
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We do not yet know when these new reliefs will take effect. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has announced that the resumption is scheduled for “early November.”
Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister Christiaan Freeland has said she will travel to the United States and set a date with the U.S. government.
The border with Mexico will also be reopened.
Who can cross the border?
No one wants to enter the United States. To cross the border, Canadian travelers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, i.e., they must have both doses.
For whatever reason (even non-essential) it is good to cross the border, it may be a place for friends or family to visit or visit.
Since August, the Canadian border has been fully reopened to travelers from the vaccinated United States.
What about air travel?
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In addition to showing evidence of the Govt-19 vaccine, travelers must be tested and wearing a mask within three days of leaving the United States, the Home Phantom Coordinator said.
For international passengers who have been vaccinated, a negative test is required before boarding a flight to the United States.
What about essential travel?
From November, the double vaccination will be mandatory for non-essential trips, but not always the so-called “essential” trips.
However, in January, a double vaccination is required for all trips, whether necessary or not. Vaccine certification is required.
Washington says the delay leaves “enough time” for workers who need to cross the border, such as truck drivers, to get the vaccine right.
What vaccines are accepted?
Travelers are considered to have been fully vaccinated in the United States two weeks after receiving the second dose of the vaccine from Pfizer-Bioendech or Moderna, and two weeks after receiving the single dose of the vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, reads the Centers for Disease Control and Control.
All vaccines approved by the FDA (US Medicines Agency) and the World Health Organization (WHO) will be accepted for air travel.
Cubs who receive the Astrogenega vaccine can travel back to the United States, even if they are not FDA approved.
It is not yet clear whether Canadians who have received different doses of the vaccine will be accepted.
– With AFP and QMI agency
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