Canada Border Services Agency
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.
COVID-19: Global travel advisory
Effective : Avoid non-essential travel outside Canada, regardless of your vaccination status. Omicron travel health notice
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) facilitates the flow of legitimate travellers and trade. The agency also enforces more than 90 acts and regulations that keep our country and Canadians safe.
Smart and secure border tools for travel and trade
The latest technologies to help people and goods move across the border more seamlessly and securely.
All travellers: It is mandatory to use ArriveCAN before arriving in Canada
Use the ArriveCAN app (available on iOS, Android and online) to submit mandatory information.
Services and information: Travel
Find out if you may be exempt from certain requirements when entering Canada during the pandemic.
Reporting and customs requirements. Processes, programs and tools for visitors and residents.
Bring the right identification and citizenship documents to the border for yourself and your family.
CBSA offices, travel tips for boaters and non-commercial air pilots.
Services and information: Trade
Guidance, reporting requirements, advance rulings, valuation and more.
National policies, processes, procedures, regulations and legislation.
The latest tariff classification numbers for declaring imported and exported goods.
Measures for Canadian producers facing unfair foreign competition in the Canadian marketplace.
Why and how we screen mail and parcels. Declaring goods, duties and taxes.
This system helps to ensure compliance with customs laws.
Services and information: Securing the border
How we deal with individuals who are not allowed to be in Canada.
Help us find individuals who are unauthorized to enter or remain in Canada.
Technology and detector dogs help us detect and prevent contraband from entering Canada.
The CBSA identifies instances of cross-border trafficking and helps potential victims.
Other border services and information
What we are doing
- Evaluation of the Field Technology Support Program
- Audit of the Commercial Program in the Marine Mode
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