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Passengers arriving in Puerto Rico from the United States with a Vacu ID do not have to fill out a passenger notice

Passengers arriving in Puerto Rico from the United States with a Vacu ID do not have to fill out a passenger notice

Effective Friday, October 29, the governor announced Tuesday that travelers with a “Vacu ID” from the United States will no longer need to fill out a passenger notice when arriving in Puerto Rico. Pedro Pierre Luci After signing the relevant administrative order.

There will also be a special queue for these passengers, the chief executive added. Currently, more than one million citizens have their “Vacu ID” available to minors and those without a driver’s license.

Those who do not have a Vacu ID should continue to fill out the passenger notice as usual.

Vacu ID has been accepted at the airport since the application was launched in August.

“Thanks to this safe and effective technological advancement, we can today ease the need to complete the ‘Passenger Notice, Govt-19 Warning’ established by the Department of Health in May. So we can speed up the process of entering the island.The governor said in a statement.

Pierluisi noted that the “Vacu ID” will be issued in a special order, in order for them to display the “QR code” of the application, verify it on an existing system and register automatically “Safe monitoring and reporting for public health”, Sarah called the warning.

In the case of adults traveling with minors over the age of two, they must fill out the Minor’s ‘Passenger Notice, Govt-19 Warning’, and both may apply for the special tax for those with a Vacu ID.

“The implementation of Vacu ID at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport is another example of how our administration uses technology to expedite services, facilitate queuing processes and improve direct service to citizens. Similarly, the use of this technology promotes health activities in the context of epidemiology and local and international tourism. , Positioning us as pioneers in the United States and the world in the use of an accessible system. We continue to plant a flag using VACU-ID ”, Said Enrique Volkers Nin, chief executive of the Government of Innovation and Information.

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Pierre Loosey, meanwhile, stressed that international travelers should continue to apply on the island the federal rules established by US President Joe Biden that they must test negative for COVID-19.