COVID-19 Resource Center

Resources to help companies and their employees navigate immigration and travel implications from the COVID-19 outbreak.

  • European Union: EU-Wide COVID-19 Travel Pass Approved

    European Union: EU-Wide COVID-19 Travel Pass Approved

    The European Parliament has endorsed a new travel certificate that will allow travelers to move between EU states without extra quarantine requirements or coronavirus testing.

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  • New Zealand: Immigration New Zealand Office Closure (Beijing)

    New Zealand: Immigration New Zealand Office Closure (Beijing)

    Immigration New Zealand (INZ) announced permanent closure of the INZ Beijing Visa Processing Office. This closure will take effect on August 31, 2021.

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  • Canada: Stanley Cup Travel Exemptions Approved for NHL Players

    Canada: Stanley Cup Travel Exemptions Approved for NHL Players

    The Canadian government is relaxing travel restrictions for National Hockey League (NHL) teams crossing the U.S.-Canada border for the Stanley Cup event. They are exempt from a 14-day quarantine.

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  • Kazakhstan: Visa Free Regime Suspended Until Dec. 31, 2021

    Kazakhstan has suspended its visa free regime for all foreign nationals until December 31,2021.

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  • Ireland: Long Stay and Pre-clearance Visa Processing Resumed

    Ireland: Long Stay and Pre-clearance Visa Processing Resumed

    Irish Consulates are now processing ALL long-stay visas, including D visas.

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  • Ireland: Consulate Visa Processing Has Resumed For Certain Business Purposes and Family Reunification Circumstances

    Ireland: Consulate Visa Processing Has Resumed For Certain Business Purposes and Family Reunification Circumstances

    Visa processing at all Ireland consulates abroad had been suspended to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, but have since been resumed for certain circumstances and business visa categories.

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  • Biden Announces New COVID-19 Travel Suspension for India

    Biden Announces New COVID-19 Travel Suspension for India

    President Biden is scheduled to impose a new COVID-19 travel restriction suspending all non-exempt travel from India to the U.S. The suspension will take effect on May 4, 2021 at 12:01am ET.

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  • Interview Waiver Eligibility Extended for Nonimmigrant Visa Applicants

    Interview Waiver Eligibility Extended for Nonimmigrant Visa Applicants

    The State Department and DHS granted consular officers greater authority to waive in-person interview requirements for individuals who are applying for a nonimmigrant visa in the same classification.

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  • DOS Announces New National Interest Exception Policy for Some Travelers From the UK, Ireland and Schengen Area

    DOS Announces New National Interest Exception Policy for Some Travelers From the UK, Ireland and Schengen Area

    The DOS has announced a new NIE policy that makes it more difficult for some travelers from the UK, Schengen Area, and Ireland to obtain National Interest Exceptions to PP 10143.

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  • North American Border Closures Extended Through March 21, 2021

    North American Border Closures Extended Through March 21, 2021

    Due to COVID-19, U.S.-Mexico and U.S.-Canada border closures will be extended through March 21, 2021. The border closures were set to expire on February 21, 2021.

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  • Canada: New Entry Requirements Announced Due to COVID-19

    Canada: New Entry Requirements Announced Due to COVID-19

    The Canadian government has announced new COVID-19 test and quarantine requirements for individuals planning to enter the country.

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  • France: Additional Entry Restrictions Implemented Due to COVID-19

    France: Additional Entry Restrictions Implemented Due to COVID-19

    The French government has announced additional entry restrictions for more categories into the country due to COVID-19.

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  • Canada: Stricter COVID-19 Test Requirements to Start on February 15, 2021

    Canada: Stricter COVID-19 Test Requirements to Start on February 15, 2021

    On Feb. 15, 2021, Canada will start requiring negative COVID-19 test results for all individuals who enter Canada through land borders to mitigate the risk of disease transmission. .

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  • France: Travel Restrictions Imposed on Countries Outside the EEA and EU

    France: Travel Restrictions Imposed on Countries Outside the EEA and EU

    The government has restricted travel outside the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA), Monaco, Andorra, San Marino, Switzerland, and Vatican City, with limited exceptions.

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  • Ireland: Entry Visa Application Processing Suspended for COVID-19

    Ireland: Entry Visa Application Processing Suspended for COVID-19

    As part of its efforts to control the spread of COVID-19, the Irish government has indefinitely suspended processing for entry visas.

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  • USCIS Extends Flexibility Measures for Responding to Agency Requests

    USCIS Extends Flexibility Measures for Responding to Agency Requests

    USCIS is again extending the response period for certain requests, notices and decisions due to COVID-19. The measures were first introduced on March 20, 2020.

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  • Mexico: INM Office Closures Extended Due to COVID-19

    Mexico: INM Office Closures Extended Due to COVID-19

    The Instituto Nacional de Migracion (INM) office closures in the State of Mexico and Mexico City will be extended through February 1, 2021.

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  • Biden Administration Reinstates COVID-19 Travel Ban, Adds South Africa

    Biden Administration Reinstates COVID-19 Travel Ban, Adds South Africa

    President Biden issued a presidential proclamation that bans entry into the U.S. for travelers who were physically present in Brazil, Ireland, the UK, Schengen Area & South Africa in the past 14 days.

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  • North American Border Closures Extended Through February 21, 2021

    North American Border Closures Extended Through February 21, 2021

    Due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns, the current North American border closure will be extended for another month through February 21, 2021.

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  • Biden Plans to Reinstate COVID-19 Travel Restrictions for the UK, Europe and Brazil

    Biden Plans to Reinstate COVID-19 Travel Restrictions for the UK, Europe and Brazil

    The incoming Biden administration has announced plans to block President Trump’s executive order ending COVID-19 travel bans in Europe and Brazil.

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