DHS to Require COVID-19 Vaccination at Land Ports of Entry

Posted by Kelsay Calvaruso on 1/24/22 5:00 PM

On January 20, 2022, in a press release, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that “non-U.S. individuals seeking to enter the United States via land ports of entry and ferry terminals at the U.S.-Mexico and U.S.-Canada borders to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide related proof of vaccination.” This restriction applies for both essential and non-essential travel beginning on January 22, 2022. COVID-19 testing is not required.

Details on required documentation can be found in the press release here:


A fact sheet on this guidance can be found here:


The Federal Register Notice can be found here:


Topics: Canada, Mexico, Ports, Coronavirus, COVID-19

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