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

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

Wearing masks on planes and trains in Canada is not required.

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