COVID-19
TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS DATABASE
Travel restrictions of Canada
Last updates at 15.07.2021 12:20
  • Entry restrictions
    Until 21 July 2021, passengers are not allowed to enter.
    - This does not apply to dual nationals of Canada with a Special Authorization approval email.
    - This does not apply to persons registered under Canada’s Indian Act with the Certificate of Indian Status (CIS) or the Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS).
    - This does not apply to immediate family members of nationals of Canada, of permanent residents of Canada and of persons registered under Canada’s Indian Act. They must stay for at least 15 days and have a quarantine plan.
    - This does not apply to extended family members of nationals of Canada, of permanent residents of Canada and of persons registered under Canada’s Indian Act. They must stay for at least 15 days, have a quarantine plan, and have a written authorization issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
    - This does not apply to passengers with an authorization from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).
    - This does not apply to passengers with a letter of authorization from the Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage (PCH).
    - This does not apply to passengers arriving directly from the USA and traveling on an essential purpose listed on https://tinyurl.com/4absxrpa .
    - This does not apply to passengers with a study permit or a post-graduation work permit, issued by Canada. They must be attending a designated learning institution (DLI) with a COVID-19 readiness plan approved by its province or territory.
    - This does not apply to passengers with an application for permanent residence. They must have a written notice issued under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
    - More exemptions can be found at https://tinyurl.com/s4tbrc8 .
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    Passengers must submit their information electronically, at most 72 hours before arrival, through the ArriveCAN app or the website https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/arrivecan.html
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    Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Canada. Tests accepted are: CRISPR, Ct, detection of the E gene, detection of the N gene, detection of Orf1a/b, detection of the RdRp gene, detection of the S gene, ddPCR, isothermal amplification, LamPORE, NAAT, NAT, NGS, PCR, qPCR, RNA, RT-LAMP, RT-PCR, sequencing and WGS. More details can be found at https://tinyurl.com/uuf5nntc . Test results issued in India are not accepted.
    - This does not apply to passengers younger than 5 years.
    - This does not apply to passengers with a positive COVID-19 test taken at least 15 days and at most 90 days before departure of the last direct flight to Canada. Tests accepted are: CRISPR, Ct, detection of the E gene, detection of the N gene, detection of Orf1a/b, detection of the RdRp gene, detection of the S gene, ddPCR, isothermal amplification, LamPORE, NAAT, NAT, NGS, PCR, qPCR, RNA, RT-LAMP, RT-PCR, sequencing and WGS.
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    Passengers are subject to a COVID-19 molecular test on day 1 and day 8 after arrival.
    - This does not apply to passengers with a positive COVID-19 test taken at least 15 days and at most 90 days before departure of the last direct flight to Canada. Tests accepted are: CRISPR, Ct, detection of the E gene, detection of the N gene, detection of Orf1a/b, detection of the RdRp gene, detection of the S gene, ddPCR, isothermal amplification, LamPORE, NAAT, NAT, NGS, PCR, qPCR, RNA, RT-LAMP, RT-PCR, sequencing and WGS.
    - The COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 after arrival does not apply to passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Covishield), Janssen, Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech. More details can be found at https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/covid-vaccinated-travellers-entering-canada
    - More exemptions can be found at https://tinyurl.com/y33jxz4f .

  • Flights from/to India are suspended
    Until 21 July 2021, flights from India are suspended.

  • Quarantine is possible
    Passengers could be subject to quarantine for 14 days, details can be found at https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/flying-canada-checklist
    - This does not apply to passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Covishield), Janssen, Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech. More details can be found at https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/covid-vaccinated-travellers-entering-canada
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    Passengers must have a confirmed hotel reservation for 3 nights. The booking can be made at http://tinyurl.com/rfcycslb .
    - This does not apply to passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Covishield), Janssen, Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech. More details can be found at https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/covid-vaccinated-travellers-entering-canada
    - More exemptions can be found at https://tinyurl.com/y33jxz4f .



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