As of May 12, 2023, non-U.S. travelers entering the United States via land ports of entry, ferry terminals and via air travel will no longer require to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 nor provide related proof of vaccination.
For more information, please visit the Department of Homeland Security's website.
Travelers should plan for longer than normal wait times and long lines at U.S. land border crossings when planning their trip. For the most up-to-date information on border wait times, visitors can check with Customs and Border Protection or call 619-690-8999.
Mexico does not require COVID-19 vaccination, or a negative COVID-19 test to enter their country. For more information, visit the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Mexico website.
The U.S. government encourages nonimmigrant visitors to download the free CBP One app, offered by Customs and Border Protection. The app allows visitors to apply and pay for an I-94 using a mobile phone. The I-94 is required of those who are being admitted to the United States; are adjusting their status while here; or are extending their stay.
CBP One allows users to apply for an I-94 up to seven days before arriving at a port of entry. It also lets travelers check the status of an existing Trusted Travelers Program application or membership, among other features.
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