Travelers entering and returning to Canada must check if they are allowed to enter the country and meet all entry requirements before going to the border.
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From November 8, the United States will once again allow fully vaccinated Canadian travelers to enter land and ferry ports of entry for non-essential reasons, such as tourism.
The Canada Border Services Agency has reminded travelers to know and understand their obligations when planning their trip.
Canadian residents can check their province or territory for proof of vaccination against COVID-19 to facilitate their return to Canada.
Waiting time at entry points may be longer for travelers due to public health measures.
Fully vaccinated travelers coming to Canada must undergo mandatory molecular testing for COVID-19 prior to arrival and submit their mandatory information, including digital proof of vaccination in English or French, using the free ArriveCAN tool. , whether through the app or the website, 72 hours from their arrival in Canada.
Antigen tests, often called “rapid tests”, are not accepted.
For short trips of less than 72 hours, Canadians, registered under Indian law, permanent residents, and protected persons traveling to the United States are allowed to take a pre-trial molecular test. Arrival before leaving Canada.
If the test was taken more than 72 hours before they return to Canada, they will have to take a new molecular screening test before arriving in the United States.
Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers who are authorized to enter Canada must continue to meet the requirements for molecular testing for COVID-19 prior to arrival, arrival and on the eighth day, and take the necessary measures. Quarantine for 14 days.
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