The US accepts international visitors using the COVID-19 vaccine approved by US regulatory agencies or WHO to enter the country.
This information was announced by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on October 9.
“Six COVID-19 vaccines approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or authorized by WHO for emergency use will meet the criteria for entry to the United States,” a spokesman for the agency said. The CDC said, but did not name six approved vaccines.
The CDC also informs airlines about the vaccines that will be accepted. CDC will also provide guidance and additional information to finalize travel requirements.
On September 20, the White House announced that the US would lift travel restrictions on air travelers from 33 countries including China, India, Brazil and most European countries who have been fully vaccinated. COVID-19, starting in November.
The new COVID-19 vaccine requirements will now apply to nearly all foreign nationals flying to the United States. CDC will finalize and publish tracking rules for international travelers.