Entering Canada by air during COVID-19

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Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada

Date published: 2021-02-12

Testing on arrival and during quarantine is effective as of February 21, 2021, at 11:59 pm ET.

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. This includes screening at the border and mandatory quarantine or isolation for 14 days. Failure to comply with any requirements or providing false information may result in fines, penalties or imprisonment.

Before departure and in transit

Plan in advance:

Before departure:

In transit:

Upon arrival to Canada

If you have symptoms or an unsuitable quarantine plan, your stay and arrival test will be at a designated quarantine facility.

Your quarantine

Go to your pre-booked hotel to await results of your arrival test.

If negative:

If positive:

Use ArriveCAN or call 1-833-641-0343 to check-in the day after you enter Canada and to report symptoms daily.

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

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