As of December 23, 2020: Canada suspends flights from the United Kingdom until January 6, 2021

Date Announced:

December 20, 2020

Active Period:

December 23, 2020 until January 6, 2021.


Given the high number of cases of a variant COVID-19 virus observed in some areas in the United Kingdom, the decision has been made to suspend entry into Canada of all commercial and private passenger flights from the United Kingdom for 72 hours, effective midnight tonight. Additionally, passengers who arrived in Canada today from the United Kingdom are now subject to secondary screening and enhanced measures, including increased scrutiny of Covid Prevention Measures>Quarantine plans. Passengers who arrived recently from the United Kingdom will also receive additional direction from the Government of Canada.

Departments and Agencies:

Public Health Agency of Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:



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