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Ottawa, ON, 2 July. 2021 / CNW / – As of Jul 5, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. EDT, travelers Fully vaccinated Those arriving by land or air who are authorized to enter Canada Those who meet certain criteria will not be required to self-isolate or be tested for COVID-19 at 8e The day after they arrived. In addition, fully vaccinated passengers arriving by air will not be required to stay in a government authorized (HAG) hotel while awaiting their test result on arrival.
It is important to note that travelers arriving before 12:01 a.m. EDT on July 5 will not be able to Not Take advantage of convenient public health measures. This means that travelers who have recently returned to Canada You must continue and complete the 14-day quarantine test and the eighth day test.
Who is allowed to enter? Canada?
These changes apply only to fully vaccinated travelers who are authorized to enter the Canada. Passengers authorized to enter Canada They are those who properly enter (Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and persons registered under Indian law), as well as foreigners authorized to enter according to the following decrees: No entry to Canada from the United States; No entry to Canada From a foreign country other than the United States.
Specific criteria for travelers authorized to fully vaccinate
To be able to benefit from convenient public health measures, travelers must meet the following criteria:
- He is allowed to enter Canada;
- It is fully vaccinated; To be considered fully vaccinated, travelers must have received all doses of the COVID-19 vaccine or combination vaccine. approved by the government Canada At least 14 days before their arrival at Canada. Currently, these vaccines are manufactured by Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca / COVISHIELD and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson).
- Fulfill all exemption requirements for fully immunized travelers such as showing evidence of a COVID 19 molecular test before boarding an aircraft or arriving at land borders, and providing their mandatory information including digital proof of vaccination in French or English usingAccess.
Mandatory submission of information in ArriveCAN
Passengers who have been fully vaccinated must provide their mandatory information, including the digital guide to vaccination in English or French Access (through the app or web portal) before reaching the border. Travelers will be able to upload their vaccination guide to ArriveCAN with the new version to be released July 5 at 12:01 AM EDT. Travelers must use the latest version released on July 5 in the Google Play Store or the iPhone App Store. If travelers are unable to enter their information themselves, they can ask a friend or family member to do so for them.
All other restrictions remain in effect
There is no change for travelers who have not been fully vaccinated. Such travelers must always stay for three days in HAG (air mode), self-quarantine for 14 days, and pass all mandatory screening tests (before departure, on arrival / 1he is day and 8e day) and provide the requested information in Access before reaching Canada.
tourism in Canada still banned
All travel restrictions are in effect in Canada All public health requirements continue to be applied. Discretionary travel (i.e. for tourism, leisure or entertainment) is still prohibited for foreigners. Passengers attempting to cross the border for these reasons will be refused entry.
It is worth noting that the United States has also expanded restrictions on non-essential travel until July 21 on its land and sea borders with the United States. Canada and Mexico, excluding essential trade and travel.
Inform yourself and be prepared
Before going to the border, travelers should inform themselves and fully understand their obligations by checking if they are authorized to enter Canada And by referring to the web page Travelers have been vaccinated against COVID-19 upon entry Canada.
Wait times at Canadian ports of entry may be longer for travelers due to enhanced public health measures; Border Services Agency Canada CBSA will not jeopardize the health and safety of Canadians by reducing waiting times at the border. The Canada Border Services Agency thanks travelers for their patience.
Border Services Agency SOURCE Canada
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