COVID-19: Travel, testing and borders
If you arrived before October 1, 2022
All federal border testing, quarantine, and isolation requirements ended on October 1, 2022.
As of October 1:
- If you have an appointment for an arrival or Day-8 test, you can cancel it
- If you’re in federal quarantine, you can leave without completing the remainder of your 14-day quarantine
- If you’re getting notifications to quarantine or test, you can ignore them
- If you’re in federal isolation, check if there are any provincial and territorial isolation requirements and follow them
Return or travel to Canada
COVID-19 emergency border measures have ended
For all travellers entering Canada by air, land or marine mode on or after October 1, 2022:
- Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required
- COVID-19 pre-entry and arrival tests are not required
- Quarantine after you enter Canada is not required
- Using ArriveCAN is not required
- if you’re flying into Toronto Pearson, Vancouver or Montréal-Trudeau international airports, you can still use ArriveCAN to complete your Advance CBSA Declaration to save time upon arrival
- Pre-boarding tests for cruise passengers are not required
- As always, travel documents are required
- Health checks to board planes and trains are not required
- Wearing masks on planes and trains is not required
- It's still strongly recommended that you wear a high quality and well-fitted mask or respirator while you travel
If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you shouldn't travel to Canada.
If you feel sick or experience any symptoms of COVID-19 during your travel to Canada or upon arrival, you should:
- inform the flight attendant, cruise staff or a border services officer upon arrival. You may be referred to a Quarantine Officer for a health assessment and further direction.
- avoid taking public transportation
- check provincial or territorial requirements for what you need to do if you’re symptomatic or have tested positive for COVID-19
Travelling in and out of Canada
Situation in Canada
- COVID-19 guidance, vaccines, limiting the spread
- Summary data about travellers, testing and compliance
The Government of Canada will continue to monitor the situation. See the COVID-19 border measures backgrounder.
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