Don’t forget to use ArriveCAN before your return to Canada! (Infographic)

COVID-19 border measures end on

Starting , all COVID-19 border requirements, including vaccination, mandatory use of ArriveCAN, and any testing and quarantine/isolation requirements will end for all travellers entering Canada whether by land, air or sea.

Until then, find out if you can enter Canada and use ArriveCAN before you enter.

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Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada

Date published: 2021-12-21

All travellers, with limited exceptions, whether entering Canada by air, land, rail or water, must use ArriveCAN to provide mandatory travel information.

You must use ArriveCAN to submit your:

  • contact information and travel details
  • vaccination information and your proof of vaccination
  • pre-entry COVID-19 test results
  • quarantine plan

You may be exempt from some of these requirements. Visit for the latest travel requirements and exemptions.

Where to begin?

Access the web-version of ArriveCAN at or download the latest version of the free ArriveCAN app.

Download on the App Store

Get it on Google Play

Sign in to ArriveCAN online

When to submit?

You must submit your information within 72 hours before your arrival to Canada and/or before boarding a cruise ship destined for Canada.

What to do with my submission?

Once completed, you will get a receipt in ArriveCAN and by email. Show it to your airline carrier, cruise operator and/or to a Canadian border services officer when you enter.

What do I need to do upon my return?

Unless you’re exempt from the requirement to quarantine, use ArriveCAN to check-in within 48 hours to confirm that you arrived at your place of quarantine or isolation. You’ll also need to complete a daily COVID-19 symptom self-assessment.

What if I don’t use ArriveCAN?


  • won’t be eligible for the fully vaccinated traveller exemption
  • may face additional delays at the border for public health questioning
  • may be subject to fines or enforcement action

For more information: or 1-833-283-7403

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