COVID-19: Travel, testing and borders
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
- To save time at the border, you can still use ArriveCAN to complete your customs and immigration declaration before flying into Canada. Visit ArriveCAN: Advance CBSA Declaration for the list of participating international airports.
- 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
- International travel advice and advisories
- COVID-19 and international travel
- Proof of vaccination
- Find out if you need a visa
Wearing masks on planes and trains in Canada is not required.
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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