Find out if you can travel to Canada - Foreign national - Temporary foreign worker

You indicated that you are:

  • a foreign national
  • a temporary foreign worker

Based on your answers, you will likely be allowed to enter Canada; however, the final determination will be made by a government official at the port of entry.

You must have a valid job offer in Canada and be able to start working after you complete your quarantine (unless you’re exempt from quarantine).

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If you normally live and work in Canada but have been laid off

If you were living and working in Canada but you were laid off you’ll likely be able to enter Canada if your work permit is still valid.

If the employer who offered you a job has closed their business

You will not be allowed to enter Canada if the employer has closed their business.

If you’re planning to find a job while in Canada

You will not be allowed to enter Canada if you’re planning to find a job after you arrive in Canada.

This answer does not guarantee entry into Canada

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