Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) – COVID-19 Update

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is committed to minimizing the risk of spreading COVID-19 in Canada while supporting Canada’s critical infrastructure, economic services, supply chains, and cross-border employment.
CBSA will deny entry to any foreign national who displays symptoms of COVID-19 or whose travel is for an optional or discretionary purpose, such as tourism, recreation, or entertainment.
 
What You Need to Know if You Are Coming to Canada for Work
Traveling from the United States (U.S.)Foreign nationals seeking to enter Canada from the U.S. must:
1. Not display symptoms of COVID-19; and
2.Must be able to demonstrate that they can meet the requirement to quarantine under the Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 in Canada Order (Mandatory Isolation), No. 2; and
3. Not be traveling for an optional or discretionary purpose, such as tourism, recreation or entertainment.
Foreign nationals seeking to enter Canada from a country other than the U.S. must:
1. Not display symptoms of COVID-19; and
2. Qualify for an exemption listed in section 3(1) of the Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 in Canada Order(Prohibition of Entry into Canada from any country other than the United States); and
3. Not be traveling for an optional or discretionary purpose, such as tourism, recreation or entertainment. If you meet conditions
 
If you are flying to Canada, you can expect that your airline agent will conduct a health check to ensure that you are healthy enough to fly. In addition, the airline agent may also ask that you provide proof of your eligibility to travel and that you meet all conditions for traveling to Canada set out above.
 
Failure to do so may result in the airline not permitting you to travel. If you have questions or require further information about the CBSA, please visit the website at www.cbsa-asfc.gc.caor or call toll free 1-800-461-9999 (from Canada and the U.S.) or 1-204-983-3500 or 1-506-636-5064 (outside of Canada and the U.S.). For those with hearing or speech impediments, you may contact our TTY at 1-866-335-3237.

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