COVID-19: Current border measures and requirements
COVID-19: Latest update
Short trips 72 hours or less by land and air
Starting , Canadians or individuals who have right of entry, qualify as fully vaccinated travellers and who re-enter Canada within 72 hours of leaving, won’t have to provide a pre-entry molecular test result. This will also apply to their accompanying children under 12, regardless of whether or not the children are vaccinated.
Individuals with right of entry include: Canadian citizens, permanent residents, those registered under the Indian Act, and their accompanying children under 12.
Planning travel to Canada?
Checklist of what to have ready at the border:
- ArriveCAN receipt
- Pre-entry test results
- Proof of vaccination
- Other travel documents
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
Travel restrictions, border measures, enforcing the Quarantine Act.
What to expect on entry, how we screen travellers, transiting through Canada.
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.
Certain air, marine and land borders are temporarily closed.
NEXUS/FAST enrollment centres and lane closures, processing delays, reduction of services.
Key data about traveller volumes, COVID-19 measures at the border, and compliance and enforcement actions.
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