US State Department requires Americans fleeing Ukraine to show proof of vaccination to enter Poland despite Poland not requiring proof of vaccination for travelers

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The U.S. State Department announced Saturday that Americans fleeing Ukraine may enter Poland, but U.S. citizens must present proof of vaccination against COVID-19. This appears to be a U.S. State Department requirement since Poland does not require vaccinations against COVID-19 to enter the country.

“The security situation in Ukraine continues to be unpredictable due to the increased threats of Russian military action and can deteriorate with little notice,” the announcement reads. “U.S. citizens in Ukraine should depart immediately using commercial or other privately available transportation options.”

“Poland has indicated to the U.S. government that U.S. citizens may now enter Poland through the land border with Ukraine,” the State Department bulletin notes.

According to the State Department, “U.S. citizens must present a valid U.S. passport and proof of COVID-19 vaccination” in order to gain entry into Poland.

“Travelers are also encouraged to present a negative test result from a PCR or antigen COVID-19 test,” the notice states.

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