Covid Entry Check: Canada Travel Restrictions

This Canada dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

Overview
  • Closed for Travel
  • Up to 14 Days
Last reviewed on 19 Jan 2022, 03:40AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
187,448
-39.16% (last 7 days)
ACTIVE CASES
9,703
52.88% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), the following travellers may also enter:
More exemptions can be found at https://tinyurl.com/s4tbrc8 .

Other important information:
• Travellers must arrive at Abbotsford International (YXX), Calgary (YYC), Edmonton (YEG), Halifax (YHZ), John C. Munro Hamilton International (YHM), Kelowna International (YLW), Montreal (YUL), Ottawa (YOW), Quebec (YQB), Regina International (YQR), Region of Waterloo International (YKF), Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International (YXE), St. John's International (YYT), Toronto Pearson (YYZ), Toronto Billy Bishop (YTZ), Vancouver (YVR), Victoria International (YYJ) or Winnipeg (YWG).
• Travellers must present an ArriveCAN receipt before boarding.
• Travellers arriving directly from India must have a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 18 hours before departure.

For Botswana, Egypt, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe:
Entry for travellers who in the past 14 days have been in these countries is limited to nationals and residents of Canada and travellers with status under Canada's Indian Act. Covid-19 test results issued in these countries are not accepted.

What to expect in Canada?

📝 Before your trip

You must obtain advance arrival permission to board your plane.
You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
Form Details:
Travellers and airline crew must submit their information electronically, at most 72 hours before arrival, through the ArriveCAN app or the website https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/arrivecan.html . Travellers must present an ArriveCAN receipt before boarding.

For more information: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/arrivecan.html

You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 3 days of your arrival.
Testing Details:
Travellers must have a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Canada. Tests accepted are: CRISPR, Ct, detection of the E gene, detection of the N gene, detection of Orf1a/b, detection of the RdRp gene, detection of the S gene, ddPCR, isothermal amplification, LamPORE, NAAT, NAT, NGS, PCR, qPCR, RNA, RT-LAMP, RT-PCR, sequencing and WGS. More details can be found at https://tinyurl.com/uuf5nntc .
- Test results issued in India or Morocco are not accepted.

Travellers are subject to a COVID-19 molecular test on day 1 and day 8 after arrival.

For more information: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/arrivecan.html

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid, with the cost borne by the traveller. For more information: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/latest-travel-health-advice.html and https://tinyurl.com/y33jxz4f .

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 14days; Quarantine is to be served at a dedicated facility (costs borne by traveller) (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/publications/diseases-conditions/covid-19-information-essential-service-workers.html

🛂 Travel restrictions


The route is closed for travellers from Botswana, Egypt, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
There are no routes with fewer restrictions (i.e. Green Lanes) at this time.
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