Published On: September 5th, 2021 / Last Updated: September 5th, 2021 / 0.9 min read /

Starting September 7, 2021 12:01 am Eastern Time, All fully vaccinated travellers can come to Canada for tourism and non essential travel

You can now travel to Canada, on a visit for tourism and for non-essential purposes beginning at 12:01 am EDT on September 7, 2021,

The travellers must:

  1. be fully vaccinated: a traveller must have received, and show proof of, the full series of a vaccine — or combination of vaccines — accepted by the Government of Canada at least 14 days prior to entering Canada
  2. Currently, those vaccines are manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD, and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)
  3. have a valid pre-arrival COVID-19 molecular test result taken no more than 72 hours before their scheduled flight or their arrival at the land border crossing, or a previous positive test result taken between 14 and 180 days before departure to Canada.  Antigen tests, often called “rapid tests,” are not accepted
  4. be asymptomatic
  5. submit their mandatory information via ArriveCAN (App or website), including proof of vaccination in English or French and a quarantine plan
  6. be admissible under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, and
  7. take a test on arrival, if selected

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