Canada
Updated:
May 13, 2022

Travel Restrictions

Updated:
May 13, 2022
Tests
Testing Required
Quarantine
None
Testing requirement
Before Entry
PCR test 72 hours before entry or Lab-Antigen test 24 hours before entry or vaccination
no testing required
Upon Arrival to
Canada
No testing required upon entry
Upon Return to the UK
No testing required on return to the UK
Canada flags hanging on concrete castle wall

Required Documents

To enter
Canada
Test Certificate
PCR test 72 hours before entry or Lab-Antigen test 24 hours before entry or vaccination
To return to the UK
No Testing Required

Entry Requirements

  • All unvaccinated arrivals to Canada must present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours before departure, or a negative antigen test, no older than 24 hours before departure. Either test must be performed by a lab.
  • Fully vaccinated arrivals are exempt.
  • Air travelers may be tested again upon arrival. Arrivals from the USA are exempt.
  • Arrivals by land must present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours before reaching the border.
  • All arrivals will be tested again on the 8th day. Fully vaccinated arrivals are exempt.

General

Canada's borders are open for vaccinated travelers, while domestically, restrictions are being lifted with variations between provinces.

Can I Travel to Canada?

  • Fully vaccinated foreign nationals are allowed to travel to Canada.
  • Unvaccinated immediate families of Canadian citizens and permanent residents can enter, as well as a few other exemptions, after receiving approval.
  • Departing from Canada without proof of vaccination is restricted.
  • All arrivals must submit their travel information 72 hours before arrival on ArriveCAN.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Canada?

  • All arrivals that are tested positive, will be required to complete the 14 days quarantine period in a location of their choosing.
  • Fully vaccinated arrivals are exempt.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Canada?

  • All unvaccinated arrivals to Canada must present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours before departure, or a negative antigen test, no older than 24 hours before departure. Either test must be performed by a lab.
  • Fully vaccinated arrivals are exempt.
  • Air travelers may be tested again upon arrival. Arrivals from the USA are exempt.
  • Arrivals by land must present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours before reaching the border.
  • All arrivals will be tested again on the 8th day. Fully vaccinated arrivals are exempt.

Is public transportation open in Canada?

Public transportation in Canada is operating.

Are restaurants and bars open in Canada?

  • Restaurants and bars in most of Canada are open with varying limitations on operating hours and capacity.
  • Some provinces impose stricter measures including limiting restaurants for takeout and delivery only.

Are businesses and attractions open in Canada?

  • Some businesses and attractions across Canada are opening up, with various between the different provinces, based on risk assessment.
  • Some provinces impose stricter measures, and leisure facilities remain closed or open only outdoors.
  • Some provinces are requiring proof of vaccination to enter some facilities.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Canada?

Wearing face masks is required in public places.

Can I travel to the

Canada

?

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to the

Canada

?

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to the

Canada

?

Is public transportation open in the

Canada

?

Are the restaurants and bars open in the

Canada

?

Are businesses and attractions open in the

Canada

?

Do I need to wear a face mask in the

Canada

?

Have more questions?

Get answers to your questions from our expert covid support team 7 days a week.

Get tests for your trip to

Canada

We’re an award winning and government recognised provider of all Covid-19 tests, with an 8am-8pm UK-based customer service team. Get tested at home or in a clinic.

Choose Test
Canada flags hanging on concrete castle wall
99%
Results delivered on time
9,000+
5-Star reviews
8am-8pm
Customer support

Need to speak to someone? Get in touch below

Help Desk
0203 966 6694
[email protected]
8am-8pm Mon-Sun UK based customer support
About Us

Corona Test Centre provides quick and convenient medical testing throughout the UK with 8am-8pm UK based customer support. We're rated 'Excellent' on Reviews.io by thousands of travellers for clinic and home testing.

Corona Test Centre is a government (Department of Health & Social Care) listed provider of Covid-19 testing in the UK.

We're a UKAS accredited medical laboratory no. 22413 for the activities listed in our schedule of accreditation.

22413
All rights reserved by Corona Test Centre. An Xmedical Ltd company © 2022.
Xmedical Ltd. Registered office: 1 City Road East, Manchester, United Kingdom, M15 4PN. Company number: 12539650