White House COVID-19 Task Force Coordinator Jeff Zients announced the Biden administration’s new policies for international flights at his press conference.
Zients said they will ask all foreign nationals over the age of 18 who will travel to the country from November to prove that they are fully vaccinated.
On the other hand, the US administration will continue to apply negative PCR test results made in the last 72 hours before the flight.
In addition, with the said policy, foreign nationals from Schengen countries and the UK, which are on the US’s list of prohibited countries, will be allowed to travel to the USA.
In March 2020, Trump announced that the travel ban on foreign citizens traveling to the USA from the UK, Ireland and Brazil, as well as European countries in the Schengen area, will be lifted on January 26.
The Biden administration, on the other hand, announced that the restrictions would continue after he took office on January 20.