Entering Canada by air during COVID-19

Flights from India and Pakistan

As of April 22, 2021, at 11:30 pm ET, Canada is suspending flights from India and Pakistan. Travel restrictions may change with little warning.

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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. 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. If you develop symptoms at any time, isolate yourself from others and contact local public health.

Before departure

Upon arrival to Canada

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

Your quarantine

Go to your pre-booked hotel. Create an account with Switch Health for your Day 8 test.Footnote 1

If your arrival test is 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.

Find out if you can enter Canada


Footnote 1

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

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