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Extension of validity for National Interest Exceptions (NIEs) for Travelers from China, Iran, Brazil, South Africa, the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and India

Aug 3 2021

National Interest Exceptions for travelers subject to entry restrictions under various Presidential Proclamations are now valid for 12 months from the date of issue. They were previously valid for only 30 days.

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