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COVID-19: Current border measures and requirements

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.

Find out if you can enter Canada

COVID-19: Global travel advisory

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

Checklist of what to have ready at the border

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is committed to the safety and security of residents of Canada. This section offers resources and information about how we continue to facilitate the flow of legitimate travel and trade during the current global pandemic.

Services and information

Canadians, Indigenous peoples and permanent residents

Travel restrictions, border measures, enforcing the Quarantine Act.

Transit through Canada including to and from Alaska

What to expect on entry, how we screen travellers, transiting through Canada.

Reporting requirements for private boaters

Options, exceptions, consequences for failing to report and more.


Use ArriveCAN to submit contact, travel information and proof of vaccination (mandatory before entering Canada by air or land).


Customs notices and changes for importers and exporters, open ports of entry.

Open ports of entry

Certain air, marine and land borders are temporarily closed.

Changes to travel-related programs and services

NEXUS/FAST enrollment centres and lane closures, processing delays, reduction of services.

COVID-19: Summary data about travellers, testing and compliance

Key data about traveller volumes, COVID-19 measures at the border, and compliance and enforcement actions.


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