US Now Requires All Foreign Travelers to Be COVID-19 Vaccinated When Crossing Land Ports, Ferry Terminals

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Starting Saturday, non-U. S. travelers who wish to enter the United States via ferry terminals or land ports of entry at the U.S.–Mexico or U.S.–Canada borders must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide related proof of vaccination, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced.

The land borders had been closed to non-essential travel for 20 months amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Non-essential foreign visitors were allowed to enter the United States starting Nov. 8, 2021—including across land borders and ferry terminals—if they were vaccinated against COVID-19.

At the time, essential workers, such as truck drivers and nurses who were crossing land borders, were not required to be vacci... (Read more)