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Government of Canada to accept additional vaccines for travel

Starting November 30, 2021, 03:01 AM EST, three additional COVID-19 vaccines approved for use by the World Health Organization will be accepted for travel to and within Canada.

  • Sinopharm (also referred to as Covilo)
  • Sinovac (also referred to as Coronavac)
  • COVAXIN
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Short trips 72 hours or less by land and air

Starting November 30, 2021, 12:01 AM EST, Canadians or individuals who have right of entry, qualify as fully vaccinated travellers and who re-enter Canada within 72 hours of leaving, won’t have to provide a pre-entry molecular test result. This will also apply to their accompanying children under 12, regardless of whether or not the children are vaccinated.

  • Individuals with right of entry include: Canadian citizens, permanent residents, those registered under the Indian Act, and their accompanying children under 12. Check if you qualify as fully vaccinated
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