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July 5, 2021

Travelling to Canada? General Information you need to know

Travelling to Canada? General Information you need to know: This pandemic has already impacted the whole world in worst ways. Canadian immigration is among those that has been impacted a lot. However, with vaccination process, Canada have been easing the travelling restriction in the first phase which is initiating from 5th July, 2021. Fully vaccinated travelers can now skip quarantine as of 12:01 AM Eastern time. Moreover, they are also not required to exercise Day 8 testing. Visitors or Canadians whoa re arriving Canada are not required to stay at the Government Authorized hotels and wait for their on-arrival test results. However, dependent adults and children who are still not vaccinated must compulsory need to quarantine for 14 days (hotel is not compulsory) irrespective of travelling to Canada along with fully vaccinated people. 

All people visiting Canada must undergo pre and post arrival test to ensure that even the fully vaccinated travelers are not having any Covid related symptoms. Also, they needs to submit all documents/information to ArriveCAN to prove that they are fully vaccinated.

If you are travelling to Canada, you must know

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Below are the factors that you must need to consider before travelling to Canada:

  • Positive tested travelers after getting recovered from COVID-19 must provide the test result taken between 14-90 days before getting departed.
  • Borders are only opened for approved permanent candidates, while it will remain close to non essential residents until 21st July (further notice).
  • Travel restriction will remain intact to those who have not taken a full dose of vaccines that are being approved.
  • Temporary Foreign Workers, international students to approved institutions are allowed to travel to Canada.
  • Travelling based on compassionate reasons such as funeral are also allowed by Canada.

Eligibility to be fully Vaccinated Traveler

Below are some criteria which ensure your eligibility for fully vaccinated traveler:

  • Must have received recommended dose of COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days before entering to Canada.
  • Must have taken the approved vaccine that has been manufactured by approved companies such as
    • Pfizer (Comirnaty, tozinameran, BNT162b2)
    • Moderna (mRNA-1273)
    • AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria, AZD1222, Covishield)
    • Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) – single dose
  • Travelers must be vaccinated in any country that is using the vaccine from approved list.
  • Vaccination proof must be in either English or French. If the language is different then the certified translation must be provided.

Please check the below vaccine that are still not approved:

  • Bharat Biotech (Covaxin, BBV152 A, B, C)
  • Cansino (Convidecia, Ad5-nCoV)
  • Gamalaya (Sputnik V, Gam-Covid-Vac)
  • Sinopharm (BBIBP-CorV, Sinopharm-Wuhan)
  • Sinovac (CoronaVac, PiCoVacc)
  • Vector Institute (EpiVacCorona)
  • Other

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We hope you like our article on Travelling to Canada? General Information you need to know. In case you have any queries related to the immigration process to Canada, please feel free to contact us. Our best immigration lawyers in Canada will assess your profile and give you the best suitable options.

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