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Border information for international travel

From: Canada Border Services Agency

COVID-19: Latest update

Visit Current border measures and requirements for information about how COVID-19 is affecting travellers, border services, programs and business.

Everyone wants their border crossing to go smoothly with few delays. The best way to make sure this happens is to know what to expect and be prepared.

Whether you're returning home or visiting, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) wants to help you plan your trip across the border with some useful tools.

Services and information

Refugee claimants arriving in Canada from the United States

Information on how the agency is addressing refugee claims at the border

ArriveCAN

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

Estimate duty and taxes

Get an estimate of the duties and taxes on imported goods.

Plan your trip across the border

Border wait times, reporting requirements, tips to improve your experience crossing the border.

Canadians, Indigenous people, and permanent residents

Travel restrictions, COVID-19 measures, returning to Canada.

COVID-19: Travel, quarantine and borders

Who can come to Canada, testing, transiting, hotels for air travellers and more.

What to expect at the border

Processes to expect when you cross the border based on the type of transportation you use.

Finding our missing children

Prepare your children before they travel. What we are doing to find missing children.

Travel tips

Border services and requirements for visitors, legal guardians, travellers with a disability, pet owners.

Bring goods across the border

Types of goods you can bring to Canada and personal exemptions.

Moving or returning to Canada

For people who will be settling in Canada or former residents moving back.

Importing goods for personal use

Prohibited and restricted weapons, cannabis and cannabis products, animals and food, vehicles, boats, duties and more.

Examining digital devices at the Canadian border

When CBSA officers decide to examine your device at the border. Know your rights.

Primary inspection kiosks

Verify your identity and make an on-screen declaration at Canada's major international airports.

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