Canadians and Permanent Residents

Exemptions ending for certain travellers entering Canada

Effective , some foreign national travellers who were previously allowed to enter Canada without being fully vaccinated will now be required to be fully vaccinated in order to enter Canada. There will also be changes to testing and quarantine exemptions for certain travellers, regardless of citizenship, entering Canada.

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COVID-19: Global travel advisory

Effective : Avoid non-essential travel outside Canada, regardless of your vaccination status. Omicron travel health notice

Information for Canadian citizens and permanent residents concerning how we manage our border services.

Coming to Canada

  • I declare
    Returning to live in Canada following international travel of less than one year
  • Moving or returning to Canada
    • entering Canada with the intention of establishing, for the first time, a residence for one year or more (in the Customs Tariff, such a person is referred to as a "settler");
    • a former resident, moving back to Canada to resume residence after a continuous absence of one year or more, or after being a resident of another country for a period of one year or more.

Importing (personal)

Travelling for business

Safety and security

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Other government sources

General information for all travellers

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