Effective 11/8: Changes to requirements for travelers entering the U.S.

Information as of 3:00JST,October 25th,2021.

Effective November 8, 2021, the United States is requiring all non-U.S. citizens, non-U.S. immigrants entering the U.S. to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Travelers will be asked to present their proof of vaccination along with a valid COVID-19 test certificate and Attestation.

Testing requirements will change for U.S. citizens, nationals, lawful permanent residents, and immigrants who are not fully vaccinated as they will be required to take a COVID-19 test no more than 1 day prior to U.S. departure. 

The test certificate, proof of vaccination and contact information will be requested at the airport check-in counter.

Please refer to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website to ensure you are fulfilling all other requirements.

Below is a summary based on the U.S. CDC announcement as of October 25, 2021:

・Effective Date: November 8, 2021 (U.S. time)

・Important Points to Note:

- Non-U.S. citizen, Non-U.S. immigrants: Must be fully vaccinated to enter the U.S. Proof of vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than 3 days before departure to the U.S., along with the Attestation are still required.

- U.S. citizens, nationals, lawful permanent residents and immigrants:
[Not fully vaccinated] A negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than 1 day before departure to the U.S. must be presented.
[Fully vaccinated] Can enter the U.S. by presenting proof of vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than 3 days before departure to the U.S.
In both cases, the Attestation is still required.

- For details on acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination, please click here.

- All vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) for emergency use are accepted: Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, Covishield, Sinopharm, Sinovac.

- This requirement also applies to countries where travel to the United States is currently prohibited (including China, United Kingdom, Brazil, Schengen).

- Exceptions apply to children under 18 years of age, however, all passengers ages 2 or older regardless of vaccination status, must show a negative result of a COVID-19 viral test or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before they board a flight to the U.S. Other limited exceptions apply. Click here for details.

Information provided through this notice is subject to change.

Please refer to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website for further details and updates.

October 25, 2021
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