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what is the vaccination requirement if travelling to US on a F1 visa?

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Hello, are the upcoming students on F1 need to be fully vaccinated before allowing to enter the country? I have checked with school and the school official said that inside the university, there is vaccination service provided to all student. But the school is not sure about the border policy.
 
And vaccination is not a requirement, is a negative PCR test a requirement? I have been looking at different government website and don't find a definitive answer yet.
 
Does anyone know and can shed some light on it?
 
Thanks a lot.

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9 minutes ago, jkowalski said:
Hello, are the upcoming students on F1 need to be fully vaccinated before allowing to enter the country? I have checked with school and the school official said that inside the university, there is vaccination service provided to all student. But the school is not sure about the border policy.
 
And vaccination is not a requirement, is a negative PCR test a requirement? I have been looking at different government website and don't find a definitive answer yet.
 
Does anyone know and can shed some light on it?
 
Thanks a lot.

Vaccination is not required. Check this link, hope it help: 

International Travel During COVID-19 | CDC

International Travel Quick Reference

 

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Assuming you are talking about the Covid-19 vaccine, since there are many vaccines, they are not required to enter the country unfortunately. However, it is very likely you may have to be fully vaccinated before you start college. Most, if not all, in our state are requiring it.


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29 minutes ago, Luckycuds said:

Assuming you are talking about the Covid-19 vaccine, since there are many vaccines, they are not required to enter the country unfortunately. However, it is very likely you may have to be fully vaccinated before you start college. Most, if not all, in our state are requiring it.

Sounds like the college may be offering  the service from what OP said (“inside the university, there is vaccination service provided to all student.”) My daughter’s college is offering vax’s to international students who either cannot get vaccinated at home yet or cannot access one of the ones accepted in the US - which covers many countries, we sometimes forget how well the rollout has gone here vs most countries.

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46 minutes ago, Road2K1 said:

Vaccination is not required. Check this link, hope it help: 

International Travel During COVID-19 | CDC

International Travel Quick Reference

 

Thanks a lot for the link. I have just finished reading it. I think it said 3-days-old PCR negative test s needed. Following is the quote: 

 

"

  • Before you arrive in the United States:
    • All air passengers coming to the United States, including U.S. citizens and fully vaccinated people, are required to have a negative COVID-19 test result no more than 3 days before travel or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 3 months before they board a flight to the United States.

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