Entering Canada by land during COVID-19

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Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada

Date published: 2021-04-23

Travellers entering Canada must follow the rules set out by the Emergency Orders under the Quarantine Act to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and its variants. Failure to comply with any requirements or providing false information may result in fines, penalties or imprisonment. If you develop symptoms at any time, isolate yourself from others and contact local public health.

Before you travel

At the border

If you have symptoms or an unsuitable quarantine plan, you will be directed to a designated quarantine facility or other suitable location.

Your quarantine

You will be contacted by Government of Canada and provincial or territorial officials.

Find out if you can enter Canada


Footnote 1

Note: Arrival and Day 8 testing differs for some travellers to Alberta. Follow the instructions provided at the border.

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