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Travel to Canada guidelines in 2021 during COVID-19

Wondering if you can travel to Canada in 2021?

Since vaccination against COVID-19 has started, there is light at the end of the tunnel! 

On this page we summarize the latest travel information, provided by the Canadian Government. 

Travel within Canada

Found out if you can travel to Canada

First of all, if you want to travel to Canada, check whether you are authorized to travel to Canada by using this official travel wizard provided by the Canadian Government





Negative test result for air-travellers flying into Canada

As per January 7- 2021, all travellers five years of age or older must provide proof of a negative laboratory test result for COVID-19 to the airline prior to boarding a flight to Canada. The test must be performed using one of two types of COVID-19 tests–either a PCR or LAMP–and must be conducted within 72 hours of the traveller’s scheduled departure to Canada.

All travellers coming to Canada must present this information at the time of boarding.  Failure to do so will mean an automatic denial of boarding by the airline operating the flight to Canada.

Anyone who receives a negative test result and is authorized to enter Canada must still complete the full, mandatory 14-day quarantine.

Read the full article at the Government of Canada website




Use ArriveCAN to provide mandatory travel information

If travel is allowed for you, your next step is to download the ArriveCAN app. This is a tool to facilitate the collection of information needed to administer and enforce legislation to help contain COVID-19 and keep Canadians safe and healthy. You will only need to fill this out once per household.

Use ArriveCAN to enter Canada

Create an account to submit your travel form. The app works in airplane mode and allows you to save your information to submit at a later time. You will need to enter your travel information, along with answering the COVID-19 self assessment questionnaire.



Travel within Canada

Destination Canada offers a summary of the travel and tourism-related measures in place per province and territory.
Hoover over the map of Canada and discover each provinces/territories regulations. This is so helpful!