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Covid-19

US TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

Travelers who have recently visited Schengen area

All Slovenian citizens who are currently visiting the US on a temporary basis are advised to return immediately to the Republic of Slovenia.

Following the "Proclamation - Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus" which entered into force on March 13, 2020 at 11:59 pm (EST), the entry into the United States of all foreigners who were in Schengen area during the 14-day period preceding their entry into the United States was suspended.

The proclamation does not apply to specific categories of foreigners, i.e. to any lawful permanent resident of the United States, immediate family members of a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident (spouse, child, legal guardian of a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident, provided that the U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident is unmarried and under the age of 21, etc.), any alien traveling at the invitation of the United States Government for a purpose related to containment of the virus, diplomats and foreign government officials on official trip to the United States, air or sea crewmembers, holders of visas F and M.

Further information can be found in the "Proclamation—Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus".

Advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to travelers following their return to the US can be found at the following link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/after-travel-precautions.html

Citizens of Slovenia who are currently in the US can contact the Embassy for more information:T: +1 202 386 6601 or write to sloembassy.washington(at)gov.si

Slovenian citizens who are currently in Slovenia can contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
T: +386 1 478 2317 or write to consular affairs.mzz(at)gov.si 

Further information may be obtained at the US Embassy in Ljubljana - https://si.usembassy.gov/visas/

 

 

Travelers who have recently visited the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland

Following the "Proclamation - Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus"  which entered into force on March 16, 2020 at 11:59 pm (EST), the entry into the United States of all foreigners who were in the United Kingdom (excluding overseas territories outside of Europe) and the Republic of Ireland during the 14-day period preceding their entry into the United States was suspended.

The proclamation does not apply to specific categories of foreigners, i.e. to any lawful permanent resident of the United States, immediate family members of a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident (spouse, child, legal guardian of a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident, provided that the U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident is unmarried and under the age of 21, etc.), any alien traveling at the invitation of the United States Government for a purpose related to containment of the virus, diplomats and foreign government officials on official trip to the United States, air or sea crewmembers.

Further information can be found in the "Proclamation - Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus".

Advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to travelers following their return to the US can be found at the following link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/after-travel-precautions.html

 

Travelers who have recently visited the People’s Republic of China

Following the "Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus", which entered into force on February 2, 2020, the entry into the United States of all foreigners who were in the People’s Republic of China, excluding the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, during the 14-day period preceding their entry into the United States was suspended.

The proclamation does not apply to specific categories of foreigners, i.e. to any lawful permanent resident of the United States, immediate family members of a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident (spouse, child, legal guardian of a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident, provided that the U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident is unmarried and under the age of 21, etc.), any alien traveling at the invitation of the United States Government for a purpose related to containment of the virus, diplomats and foreign government officials on official trip to the United States, air or sea crewmembers. 

Further information can be found in the "Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus".

Advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to travelers following their return to the US can be found at the following link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/after-travel-precautions.html

Travelers who have recently visited the Islamic Republic of Iran

Following the "Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus", which entered into force on March 2, 2020, the entry into the United States of all foreigners who were in the Islamic Republic of Iran during the 14-day period preceding their entry into the United States was suspended.

Further information can be found in the "Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus".

Advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to travelers following their return to the US can be found at the following link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/after-travel-precautions.html

 

Travelers who have recently visited the Federative Republic of Brazil 

Following the "Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Novel Coronavirus" and the "Amendment to Proclamation by the President", the entry into the United States of all foreigners who were in the Federative Republic of Brazil during the 14-day period preceding their entry into the United States was suspended as of May 26, 2020 at 11:59 pm (EST).

Further information can be found in the "Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Novel Coronavirus" and in the amendment - "President, Amendment to Proclamation by the President of May 24, 2020".

Advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to travelers following their return to the US can be found at the following link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/after-travel-precautions.html

OTHER COUNTRIES 

Due to widespread transmission of novel coronavirus worldwide CDC advises all travelers to stay home and practice social distancing for 14 days from the time they returned home from international travel:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/after-travel-precautions.html

Slovenian travelers in the US are advised to follow the media and instructions of local authorities as well as be prepared for potential delays due to mitigation measures.

Travel Advice by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs related to the visit to the U.S. in relation to Covid-19  may be found at: https://www.gov.si/zbirke/drzave/zdruzene-drzave-amerike/