Exceptional travel - Travel to this destination is allowed for specific exceptions
Exemptions to the border closure are in place for essential reasons, such as travel for temporary foreign workers, international students, and compassionate reasons. Travel for tourism is not permitted unless fully vaccinated.
A full list of exemptions can be found at https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/coronavirus-covid19/travel-restrictions-exemptions.html#foreign
Vaccinated traveler exceptions - Travelers with a vaccination certificate can enter this destination with some exceptions
Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, do not require an essential reason to enter and are exempt from quarantine and mandatory testing on arrival requirements. Vaccinated travelers must still provide a pre-departure test and may be randomly selected to be tested on arrival. Travelers are also required to have a suitable quarantine plan in place for 14 days even when seeking the fully vaccinated exemption.
Proof of vaccination must be uploaded on the 'ArriveCAN' application. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure and supporting documentation must be in English, French, or with a certified translation. Further information can be found at https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/covid-vaccinated-travellers-entering-canada#determine-fully
Quarantine required - Travelers are required to quarantine before or after entering this destination
Travelers are required to self-quarantine for 14 days on arrival at their own residence or accommodation.
Travelers testing negative on the day-8 test may leave quarantine 14 days after arrival. Travelers testing positive will undergo further 10-day quarantine from the day the test was taken and follow the instructions of local authorities.
Test/medical certificate required - A medical certificate or recent test is required to travel to this destination
Proof of a negative test result, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be presented on departure to Canada.
Travelers may instead provide documentation of having recovered from COVID-19. This will require proof of a positive test result, taken at least 14 days before departure and not more than 180 days before, on departure.
Further information on the testing requirements, such as types of tests accepted, can be found at https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/flying-canada-checklist/covid-19-testing-travellers-coming-into-canada?utm_campaign=gac-amc-covid-20-21&utm_source=travel-covid_travel-restrictions_flying_&utm_medium=redirect&utm_content=en#getting-tested
Testing on arrival - Testing is conducted on arrival to this destination
A molecular test will be administered on arrival and travelers will be provided COVID-19 at-home specimen collection kits which must be taken on day 8 of the quarantine period. The kit contains information on how to collect, store and ship the samples.
Travelers may register for the test on arrival at https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/flying-canada-checklist/covid-19-testing-travellers-coming-into-canada?utm_campaign=gac-amc-covid-20-21&utm_source=travel-covid_travel-restrictions_flying_&utm_medium=redirect&utm_content=en#register
Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, are subject to testing on arrival. Those testing positive must contact their local public authorities and follow their instructions.
Travelers who can present proof of a positive test result, taken at least 14 days before departure and not more than 180 days before, are exempt from testing on arrival.
Additional documents required - There is additional documentation required to travel between these two locations
The 'ArriveCAN' application must be downloaded to submit contact information, quarantine plan, self-assessment, and the hotel booking reference number. This has to be done before departure.
Other restrictions - There are other restrictions in place to travel to this destination
When departing Canada, travelers are required to present a valid certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19.
Limited exceptions are in place such as for emergency travel, further information can be found at https://www.canada.ca/en/transport-canada/news/2021/10/mandatory-covid-19-vaccination-requirements-for-federally-regulated-transportation-employees-and-travellers.html