Travel and tourism

Information on how to have a safe and enjoyable journey whether you are travelling in Canada or abroad.


Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Starting 11:59 pm (EST) January 6, 2021, all air passengers five years of age or older, including Canadians, will be required to show a negative PCR test result taken within 72 hours prior to boarding their scheduled departure to Canada. Contact local health authorities to find out where you can get a PCR test.

Official travel advisories are in effect: Avoid non-essential travel outside Canada and avoid all travel on cruise ships outside Canada until further notice.

Check the Pandemic COVID-19 travel health notice.

Check our COVID-19 safety and security advice for Canadians abroad.

If you need financial help to return to Canada, check COVID-19: Financial help for Canadians outside Canada.

Returning to Canada? Travellers to Canada must submit COVID-related information electronically. Use ArriveCAN to comply with the new mandatory requirements.

Services and information

Travel Advice and Advisories

Official Government of Canada travel information

COVID-19: Travel, quarantine and borders

Travelling to, from and within Canada, immigration, passports, transportation regulations and the movement of goods.

Visit Canada

Find out if you need a visa to visit or transit through Canada, and how to extend your stay as a visitor

Travel abroad

Information on travel health and safety, air travel, border wait times and more

Air travel

Everything you need to know to prepare for a worry-free flight

Return to Canada

Information on travelling to Canada, border wait times, customs and immigration

Canadian passports

Everything you need to know to apply for, renew or replace a lost passport

Canadian attractions, events and experiences

Free admission for youth 17 and under to Canada's national parks and historic sites! Discover Canada's museums and enjoy unforgettable experiences.

Ask travel

Travelling and need answers? Try our interactive tool

Assistance abroad

How to get help if there is an emergency when you are travelling abroad

Stay connected

Keep in touch with Canada wherever you are through our smart travel tools

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