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The U.S. government has not mandated COVID-19 vaccine certificates for visa applicants.

The White House's order mandating the COVID-19 vaccines for international travelers coming into the U.S. is effective from November 8, 2021.

The White House's order mandating the COVID-19 vaccines for international travelers coming into the U.S. is effective from November 8, 2021.On October 1, 2021, the U.S. Department of State issued a press release stating that all non-immigrant visa applicants, K fiancé(e) visa applicants, and immigrant visa applicants would need to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before being issued a visa.

The release further read that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention would require the COVID-19 vaccine to be approved by the FDA or need authorization and WHO Emergency Use Listing. According to the CDC, the above order would come into effect starting November 8, 2021.

Thus, the claim that the U.S. has not mandated vaccine certificates for visa applicants is false.

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