Fully vaccinated travellers who meet specific requirements are exempt from
- government-authorized hotel (air travellers)
- day 8 test
Fully vaccinated means having received the full series of a vaccine or a combination of vaccines accepted by the Government of Canada (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Janssen) at least 14 days prior to entering Canada.
- You must plan your quarantine.
- Pre-register for your arrival test.
- Within 72 hours before your arrival to Canada:
- Take a PCR test 72 hours before arriving in Canada
- Use ArriveCAN to enter your information
- Have your ArriveCAN receipt and documents ready when you land, including digital or paper copy of proof of vaccination.
Information you need to provide to ArriveCan
- Contact & travel information
- 14 day travel history
- Have a Quarantine plan
- Confirmation of a negative pre-entry test (or positive test taken 14-90 days prior to travel)
- Proof of vaccination (must be in English or French, or a certified translation)
- COVID-19 symptom self-assessment
Once you arrive in the airport
- If you have symptoms or do not meet the exemption requirements, follow the instructions provided by the government representative.
- Provide required information and documents, including proof of vaccination, if requested.
- Answer all eligibility, vaccination and health screening questions.
- Complete your arrival test on site if services are available. Otherwise, collect a home test kit to use when you arrive at your destination.
- If you got a home test kit, complete and send it to the lab.
- If your arrival test is positive, you must follow the instructions of your local public health authority, including quarantine or isolation.
- Keep your proof of vaccination for 14 days.