Entry Restrictions in Canada
Tourism to Canada is currently suspended, however there will be exemptions for vaccinated passengers soon.
American citizens and permanent residents of the United States, who currently reside in the United States, who meet specific criteria to qualify as fully vaccinated are now allowed to enter.
Fully vaccinated foreign nationals will be allowed to enter Canada for discretionary travel on the following dates if they meet specific criteria:
Accepted COVID-19 vaccines in Canada:
Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty, tozinameran, BNT162b2)
AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD (ChAdOx1-S, Vaxzevria, AZD1222)
Janssen/Johnson & Johnson (Ad26.COV2.S)
Passengers must have received the full series of an accepted COVID-19 vaccine or a combination of accepted vaccines and have received their last dose at least 14 days prior to the day you enter Canada.
September 7 (tentative): All other foreign nationals who qualify as fully vaccinated
Passengers entering Canada must have a confirmed hotel reservation for 3 nights.
You are required to take a Covid-19 test at least 72h before departure of the last direct flight to Canada. This does not apply to children younger than 5 years old.
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
Passengers and airline crew must submit their information electronically, at most 72 hours before arrival, through the ArriveCAN app or the website.
Passengers arriving in Canada could be required to quarantine for 14 days.
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
You are only permitted to fly into Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal, and Toronto
Updated on September 8th, 2021
USA - Canada Trip Specific Restrictions
Vaccinated passengers traveling from the USA can now enter Canada.
There is no quarantine required on your return home.