RESCINDED: Temporary Restriction on Entering the U.S. after Travel from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, & Zimbabwe

Dec. 28, 2021

On December 28, 2021, President Biden released a presidential proclamation which eliminated temporary COVID-19 restrictions on e ntering the U.S. after t ravel from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, & Zimbabwe . The COVID-19 v accination e ntry r equirements and t esting restrictions , effective November...

November 29, 2021: Temporary Restriction on Entering the U.S. after Travel from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, & Zimbabwe

Nov. 29, 2021

Updated Jan 3, 2022: This restriction has now been rescinded. See Updated Article On November 26, the federal Health and Human Services classified a new COVID-19 variant Omicron as a Variant of Concern . Under a presidential proclamation issued November 26, the following restriction took effect at 12:01 a.m. (EST)...

SEVP Policy Guidance: Use of Electronic Signatures and Transmission for the Form I-20

Nov. 2, 2021

On Nov.1, 2021, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) published SEVP Policy Guidance: Use of Electronic Signatures and Transmission for the Form I-20 . This guidance formalizes flexibility granted during the COVID-19 pandemic and permits designated school officials (DSOs) permission to continue to electronically sign and transmit the Form...

COVID-19 Vaccination Entry Requirements & Testing

Nov. 1, 2021

On October 25, 2021, President Biden released a presidential proclamation which eliminated COVID-19 entry restrictions for air travel based upon the departure country and replaces them with a worldwide COVID-19 vaccination requirement with limited exceptions. The Temporary Restriction on Entering the U.S. after Travel from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique,...

Spring 2022 Enrollment Requirements for International Students

Oct. 27, 2021

ISSS recognizes that international students in F-1 visa status and their academic advisors are planning their Spring 2022 course schedules, will be registering for courses, and need to know how the immigration regulations will apply. The University of Colorado Boulder intends to resume normal operations in the Spring 2022 semester...

July 14, 2021: Update on National Interest Exceptions - Temporary Restriction on Entering the U.S. after Travel from the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, China, Ireland, Iran, Brazil, South Africa and India

July 15, 2021

Exchange Visitors on J-1 Visas The U.S. Department of State recently released guidance clarifying that the exception/waiver process applies to non-student Exchange Visitors applying for J-1 visas or intending to enter or renter the U.S. in one of the following categories: research scholar, visiting professor, short-term scholar, or specialist. Scholars...

May 19, 2021: National Interest Exceptions - Temporary Restriction on Entering the U.S. after Travel from the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, China, Ireland, Iran, Brazil, South Africa and India

May 24, 2021

SUMMARY OF ALL U.S. ENTRY RESTRICTIONS RELATED TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC There are 14-day entry restrictions on individuals who have recently been present in China, Iran, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain,...

May 3, 2021: Temporary Restriction on Entering the U.S. after Travel from the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, China, Ireland, Iran, Brazil, South Africa, and India

May 3, 2021

See Additional Information May 19, 2021: National Interest Exceptions - Temporary Restriction on Entering the U.S. after Travel from the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, China, Ireland, Iran, Brazil, South Africa and India Updates to National Interest Exceptions for Regional COVID Proclamations Temporary Restriction on Entering the U.S. after Travel...

January 25, 2021: Temporary Restriction on Entering the U.S. after Travel from the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Brazil, and South Africa

Jan. 26, 2021

See Updated Article Article Update Published 5/3/2021 1. Temporary Restriction on Entering the U.S. after Travel from the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Brazil Under a presidential proclamation issued January 25 the following restriction takes effect at 12:01 a.m. (EST) on Tuesday, January 26 and applies to individuals...

Presidential Proclamation Eliminating Travel Ban 3.0 & Other Related Restrictions

Jan. 22, 2021

On January 20, 2021, President Biden signed a presidential proclamation ending what has been referred to as the “ Travel Ban 3.0 ” as well as subsequent related bans. These previous bans impacted travel to the U.S. and prohibited the issuance of certain types of U.S. visas to citizens of...

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