Monday, November 8th, marks the day since March 2020 that people crossing the U.S. land borders from Canada and Mexico can enter for non-essential reasons.
November 8, 2021 – U.S. opens Canada/Mexico land borders to vaccinated non-essential travelers
After 598 days, the United States lifted restrictions for non-essential travel to the U.S. from Canada and Mexico.
Monday, November 8th, marks the day since March 2020 that people crossing the U.S. land borders from Canada and Mexico can enter for non-essential reasons. However, non-essential travelers crossing the land border will be required to show proof of vaccination. READ OUR BLOG – WELCOME BACK, BC!
When crossing the border be prepared to:
• present proof of COVID-19 vaccination as outlined on the CDC website; and,
• verbally attest to their non-essential travel and COVID-19 vaccination status.Individuals engaged in essential travel will not be required to be vaccinated at this time.
Starting in January 2022, however, all inbound foreign national travelers crossing U.S. land POEs or ferry terminals – whether for essential or non-essential reasons – must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide related proof of vaccination.
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The City of Blaine sits on the international border to British Columbia, Canada. Blaine has two border crossings, the Peace Arch crossing (Douglas Crossing) and the Pacific Highway crossing also known as the Truck Crossing (SR-543). There is also a border crossing from British Columbia in to Point Roberts known as the Boundary Bay Crossing.