The Government of Canada has enacted the Quarantine Act. Effective immediately, all travellers are now legally required to enter self-isolation for 14 days upon arriving in Canada.
AS OF MARCH 20, 2020, THE CANADA-UNITED STATES BORDER IS CLOSED.
As of March 16, 2020, the Federal government announced several new restrictions on travel:
- Beginning March 18th at 12:00pm, the Canadian government will only allow entry to Canada to those who are a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, immediate family of a citizen, diplomat, air crew personnel, or U.S citizen.
- Anyone who exhibits symptoms of COVID-19 will not be permitted to board a plane to Canada, including Canadians. The Government will be setting up a support program for Canadians who must remain abroad.
- International flights from most of the world will be restricted to the four major Canadian airports: Montreal Trudeau, Vancouver International, Calgary International, and Toronto Pearson.
For further questions regarding international travel, contact the Government of Canada COVID-19 information line at 1-833-784-4397 or visit www.Canada.ca/coronavirus.
I am still abroad, what should I do?
Travelers should register online with Global Affairs Canada at: https://travel.gc.ca/travelling/registration
I am a non-landed permanent resident, am I permitted to enter Canada?
The Government of Canada is advising all approved permanent resident who haven’t landed should not travel yet. Travel restrictions are still in effect for these groups.
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