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September 7th 2021:

While the UK has lifted restrictions on much international travel and now accepts travellers from the US, the US has not yet relaxed restrictions on entry from the UK, Ireland and Schengen countries. It is reported that all travellers to the USA will require proof of full vaccination against COVID 19. The US Embassy in London has not yet announced a resumption of visa interviews.
We will update this information as soon as we can.

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Important: Although some international travel is allowed by the UK government, U.S. government travel restrictions remain in place for travel from the United Kingdom to the United States. ...

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We still don't have concrete information from the US Embassy as to when they will reopen for visa interviews. We were all hoping this would have happened by now - and we feel ...

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By now, we were all hoping that US embassies would have re-opened and travel to the USA would have re-started.

While the UK Government put the USA on its Amber list on May 17th (which means travel ...

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On the 17th May, the UK government started allowing some international travel under the new "traffic light" system.

The USA is presently designated as an Amber ...

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Amidst all the setbacks, delays and disappointment of the past 15 months, the one big success story has been the rapid development and rollout of effective vaccines against ...

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On the 7th May 2021 the UK Government announced countries that would be placed in it's new "traffic light" system for travel. The United States has been placed in ...

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On May 4th 2021, the US Embassy in London and the US Consulate in Belfast resumed appointments for immigrant visas. The J1 visa is a nonimmigrant visa, ...

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We're all waiting for news as to when visa interviews can start again!

While restrictions in the UK have been relaxed, and travel for work is now allowed, the US Embassy is still ...

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