COVID-19: Families entering Canada

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Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada

Date published: 2022-04-29

Unvaccinated travellers under 12 arriving with at least one fully vaccinated parent or guardian

Pre-border

To be considered a fully vaccinated parent or guardian, a traveller must:

What parents and guardians need to enter into ArriveCAN

Primary travellers can submit on behalf of their spouses/common law partners or children if they have the same contact information.

At the border

Mandatory random testing (not applicable to marine travel)

After entry

Unvaccinated travellers over 12 arriving with at least one fully vaccinated parent or guardian

Unvaccinated travellers with right of entry

For more information:

Unvaccinated travellers who are foreign nationals

Unvaccinated travellers over the age of 12 who are foreign nationals, travelling with a fully vaccinated parent or guardian will be denied entry to Canada, unless exempt.

Unvaccinated travellers arriving with unvaccinated parent(s) or guardian(s)

All unvaccinated travellers with right of entry

For more information:

All unvaccinated travellers who are foreign nationals

Unvaccinated travellers over 5 years old who are foreign nationals, travelling with unvaccinated parent(s) or guardian(s) will be denied entry to Canada.

This resource provides general information only and does not include all possible requirements which may apply to your situation. For more detailed information on requirements, please visit: Travel.gc.ca/travel-covid.

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