David Thompson / Saturday, January 22, 2022 / Categories: Travel South Shore, Travel Ontario More reasons for tourism industry to be concerned When entering USA from Canada or Mexico THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO ~~~~~ January 22, 2022 (LSNews) As of Saturday, January 22, 2022, vaccination requirements will apply to additional groups of travelers entering the United States at land ports of entry (POEs) and ferry terminals. Beginning on January 22, 2022, DHS will require 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, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise nationwide. These new restrictions will apply to non-U.S. individuals who are traveling for both essential and non-essential reasons. They will not apply to U.S. citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents, or U.S. nationals. Non-U.S. individuals traveling to the United States via land ports of entry or ferry terminals, whether for essential or non-essential reasons, must: verbally attest to their COVID-19 vaccination status; provide proof of a CDC-approved COVID-19 vaccination, as outlined on the CDC website; present a valid Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI)-compliant document, such as a valid passport, Trusted Traveler Program Card, or Enhanced Tribal Card; be prepared to present any other relevant documents requested by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer during a border inspection; and meet all other existing requirements for entry not related to COVID-19. It is not clear at this time if this includes needing to have the latest booster shoots #LSN_Econ #LSN_CircleTour #LSN_HomelandSecurity #LSN_CookCounty Below Please Rate and Share this story To help us learn what is important to you U.S. Customs and Border Protection U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws. Previous Article PFAS Fish Consumption Advisory Bay Of Green Bay And Assoc Tributaries Next Article Mille Lacs Lake Joins the Keep It Clean Campaign Print Rate this article: No rating Tags: Cook County Minnesota Entering US from Canada or Mexico COVID Vaccations Please login or register to post comments.