Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Visitors to Canada

COVID-19 border measures end on October 1, 2022

Starting October 1, 2022, 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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If you’re outside Canada

At this time, you can come to Canada only if you’re eligible to travel - even if you already have a valid visitor visa or an eTA.

If you’re coming to Canada to unite with family

If you’re under 18 years of age or a dependant adult, there are documents you need and instructions to follow in order to unite with your family.

Find out what you need to do to unite with your immediate or extended family.

If you’re in Canada and need to stay longer

What you need to do depends on your status.

Your visitor status is still valid

If you’re a visitor who needs a work permit

We’re temporarily allowing visitors to apply online for a work permit from inside Canada.

Your visitor status has expired

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