As announced on July 19, the Government of Canada will allow fully vaccinated foreign nationals to enter Canada for discretionary (non-essential) purposes starting on September 7, 2021, under a certain criterion.
To be eligible to enter Canadian borders, these foreign nationals must:
- Be fully vaccinated: The traveler must have received, and be able to show proof of, the full series of a vaccine — or combination of vaccines as accepted by the Government of Canada at least 14 days prior to entering Canada. Currently, Canadian government acknowledged vaccines are manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD, and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)
- The traveler must 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.
- The candidate must be asymptomatic.
- Traveler must submit their mandatory information via ArriveCAN, including proof of vaccination in English or French and a quarantine plan.
- The traveler must be eligible under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
- If selected, the candidate must take a test on arrival.
No foreign nationals are allowed to enter Canada for discretionary reasons before 12:01 am EDT on September 7
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