COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Information for Air Travelers

For comprehensive information, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/proof-of-vaccination.html# . 1. Who must be vaccinated to travel to the United States? If you are a non-U.S. citizen, non-U.S. immigrant, you must be fully vaccinated to travel to the United States by plane. Only limited exceptions apply. The vaccination requirement does not apply …

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Fact Sheet: Biden Administration Releases Additional Detail for Implementing a Safer, More Stringent International Air Travel System

OCTOBER 25, 2021• STATEMENTS AND RELEASES As we continue to work to protect people from COVID-19, today, the Biden Administration is releasing additional detail around implementation of the new international air travel policy requiring foreign national travelers to the United States to be fully vaccinated. This updated policy puts in place an international travel system that is stringent, …

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The United States Embassy in Costa Rica is reducing or cancelling nonimmigrant visa appointments

Beginning March 18, the United States Embassy in Costa Rica is reducing or cancelling nonimmigrant visa appointments with exceptions for emergencies and some H-2 visa applicants. We will resume routine visa services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date at this time. The visa application fee is valid and may …

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Fraud Alert

There have been recent cases of fraud related to the visa fee payment system in which visa applicants found their visa fee receipts were already used and therefore invalid for booking a visa appointment. The Embassy is investigating, and reminds applicants to protect their fee receipt carefully and not share it with anyone. There is …

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